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“Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made”

No matter what mood I happen to be in, if the film “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” is brought up in conversation, or I catch a portion of it on television, a part of me can’t help but feel a … Continue reading

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“Tommy”

Captain Walker, portrayed by BAFTA nominated actor, Robert Powell (Mahler), is a man who is presumed to have perished fighting in World War II. One evening, he inexplicably appears in his young son Tommy’s (Barry Winch) room. After looking at … Continue reading

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“Milius: Interesting Documentary about the Writer and Director”

“I try to maintain a certain innocence toward my material. I like to say that I do what I do because I like it and that it’s not preachy. When I try to put my finger on what I have … Continue reading

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“Ian McDiarmid – The Emperor in Star Wars & A Life Long Lover of Theater”

The year was 1982, and actor Ian McDiarmid was portraying Harry Hackamore, in award winning playwright Sam Shepard’s “Seduced.” The character was modeled after reclusive billionaire, and aviation innovator, Howard Hughes. McDiarmid, who was born on August 11, 1944, in … Continue reading

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“The Late Ralph McQuarrie, a “Star Wars” Visionary and Beyond”

“His genial contribution, in the form of unequaled production paintings, propelled and inspired all of the cast and crew…When words could not convey my ideas; I could always point to one of Ralph’s fabulous illustrations and say, ‘Do it like … Continue reading

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