George Lucas' film Star Wars There are many different theories to Star Wars, which attracted millions of viewers. These theories made Star Wars what it was, and to some people still is. Made in1977, it was the first of it's kind by
Motion Pictures have always had a strong influence in today’s culture, but maybe none as prevalent as Star Wars. Originating with Episode 4 A New Hope, the series boomed from 1977 to 2005 with yet another addition coming in 2015. The strongest of the series was the original trilogy episodes 4, 5, and 6, all generally released in the 1980s. As one of the strongest film francaises still today, it’s impact within the 1980s was only the tip of the iceberg. Children and adults alike still anticipate the new edition of this seemingly endless journey. If any singular film series still holds prevalence in its future decades it is Star Wars: Original Trilogy.
From flying across the galaxy to massive space battles and interactions between multiple species of aliens and other worldly creatures. just about everyone nowa something about George Lucas’s famous space sage Star Wars and has at least watched a few of the movies and so,e people may even think they know everything about this movie and it's creators but most likely there are things you do not know about these famous and successful movies so today I am going to talk about six fun facts that you most likely do not know about Star Wars.
The first Star wars movie “STAR WARS: EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE” was a game changer in the world of movies. According to the National Information Services, LLC “STAR WARS: EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE” made $1,554,475 just in the opening weekend on May, 25,1977 and made a whopping $786,598,007 according to the worldwide box office ticket registry. "Box Office History for Star Wars Movies." Star Wars Franchise Box Office History. Nash Information Services, LLC., n.d. Web. 09 Sept. 2016. This film is idolized by millions Americans and foreigners and we can all thank one man for it. George Lucas. A lot of opinions have been formed about all six of the Star Wars movie some good some bad. Throughout this essay I give you data on Star Wars, background information on George Lucas the creator, George’s mindset on the changes of the originals and prequels, my judgement on fan reactions and George’s decisions, and of course the opinions of the beloved fans who made Star wars famous.
Due to unfortunate events, two best friends are now on opposing sides of an ongoing war. Will they ever be able to be together again? Star Wars: Lost Stars is by Claudia Gray and is about two kids, one rich and one poor on the planet of Jelucan named Thane Kyrell and Ciena Ree, both of them want more than anything to be a part of the galactic empire and their army. The two face many trials that neither one of them ever could’ve imagined, but through teamwork the two successfully made it into the galactic empire. After an incident where Tatooine is destroyed Thane decides to abandon the empire, and is later recruited by the rebel alliance. Over time the two finally meet again, but unfortunately it is during a battle on the planet of Jakku and
Context investigates a text’s personal, social and historical context. Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott, was first released in 1982. At this time, computers were at an all-time high in popularity and productivity, businesses were booming and the environment was being ignored for financial profits. All of these values had an impact on the way Blade Runner was written and directed.
Cool Hand Luke directed by the reputable Stuart Rosenberg and nominated for four Oscars is a tragic tale of an ordinary individual rising up the courage to oppose the establishment, thus becoming a hero. Cool Hand Luke weaves a rich tapestry of the prison life on both sides of the establishment and the injustices of the system. In short Cool Hand Luke is a movie that focuses on the struggles of a single courageous man and his quest for freedom.
The Hero’s journey, or in its more correct terminology the Monomyth is an object from the area of comparative mythology. Its definition in the most basic of forms, it is a pattern or outline that is used in storytelling, usually the myth. This pattern is found in many famous pieces from all around the world. In the book The Hero with a Thousand Faces from 1949 by author Joseph Campbell, this pattern is described in detail. Campbell describes that numerous myths from different times and areas of the world seem to share an identical structure in their storytelling. He summarized this with a well-known quote found at the intro of his book:
theory is a much more simple way of looking at ‘Star Wars’ as a fairy
Recently, we, as a galaxy, celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the first “Star Wars” movie. Since that fateful premiere in May 1977, the franchise has produced about a dozen films, numerous TV shows, thousands of spoofs and parodies, and millions of devoted fans. Here’s an overview of the series.
Star Wars. Just the name itself holds an astonishing weight in the world of film, literature, and even video games and music. With so many works of varying fame and acclaim, almost no other piece of the Star Wars universe is more easily recognised than the 1980 film (the second in the original trilogy), “Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back!” George Lucas, the mastermind behind the film itself, knew from the beginning that this film needed to drive his vision to the satisfying end that it deserved. This included using massive, beautiful set pieces such as Hoth, Cloud City, and Dagobah among others. With these basic introductory statements finished, a thesis is to be stated: How much was the story of Luke Skywalker, as well as the entire Star Wars universe, inspired by the Hero’s Journey formula?
The point of view of the story is very important, as it could reveal thoughts and actions that other characters and their points of view would not reveal. This story is told from Sarah’s, aka Neddy’s point of view, but is still in third-person. “Sarah’s face was now green and purple on the left side, with several scratch marks that were puffy and red.” (Rinaldi 97) It follows everything that Sarah does, but still does not use the word “I,” unless someone is speaking about themselves.
However, if you’ve never heard of Star Wars, you are missing out on a great adventure story! George Lucas created the first Star Wars movie in 1977 featuring two heroes and a heroine battling an evil empire, which became a great success. By 1983 the first trilogy was completed, followed by another set of three prequels between 1999 and 2005. After ten years of “retirement” Star Wars debuted once again with a seventh movie last year.