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Unsung Heroes: Biggs Darklighter

They say that heroes are born, not made. Sadly, some heroes end up on the cutting room floor. This month’s unsung hero is Biggs Darklighter, Luke’s Tatooine pal, the rebel with the shortest ever career path, and proud bearer of the baddest ‘tache outside of Magnum P.I. Before the Special Edition Star Wars release in […]

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Unsung Heroes: Syd Mead, Visual Futurist

  Richard Taylor, the effects supervisor of Tron, had this to say about Syd Mead’s design work – “It reminds you of something you’ve never seen before.” Syd Mead started drawing at three, creating cars, his first design love, with interior detail. By High School, he could accurately draft human and animal form. Art enthusiasts […]

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Indiana Jones And The Costumes of Doom

For Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg hired Oscar winning costume designer Anthony Powell (Death On The Nile, Tess), to cover all aspects of the film’s costuming. He had valuable experience of dealing directly with Berman and Nathan’s, two of the largest and most prestigious costume suppliers in the […]

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