Kevin Carson points us to a fascinating story in The Atlantic about fans trying to recreate the "original" version of Star Wars ("Episode IV -- A New Hope for the folks who feel like being pedantic) from 1977. As various fans have pointed...Show More Summary
An enterprising Star Wars fan is giving other devotees of Lucas' universe a new hope; a new, low-resolution, super-blocky hope. "Paradise Decay" is recreating Star Wars: Episode IV inside of Minecraft, using only custom textures and art - no special...
If you thought Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope was low-res before, just wait until you see this version. A Star Wars fan is recreating the classic movie entirely out of stills from Minecraft. The painstaking process has already been...Show More Summary
It's been 36 years since the first "Star Wars" film was released, and it's tough to surprise fans with anything new. But a now-viral video of never-before-seen bloopers from "Episode IV: A New Hope" has amassed nearly 1.5 million views...Show More Summary
Hardcore Star Wars fans probably won't recall the scene in the 1977 film where C-3PO speaks Navajo. That's because it hasn't happened… yet. However, as part of a new initiative to dub Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope entirely into Navajo, fans will soon see C-3PO, Carrie Fisher and others speaking this age-old language. Show More Summary
Sonia Harris weighs in on the controversy over the depiction of women in the most recent "Big Bang Theory," expressing her greater disappointment with Morgan Spurlock's "Comic-Con – Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope" documentary.
Just before LAST year’s ComicCon, the industry was buzzing about documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock‘s movie about the nation’s biggest pop culture event. Now COMICCON EPISODE IV:A FAN’S HOPE is out on DVD and Morgan tells us the ups & downs of the whole project, plus his view on where he thinks ComicCon is headed. Show More Summary
It’s a possibility that this may be the most self-referential nerddom seen in quite some time: WizKids has announced the July release of Comic-Con The Movie Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope HeroClix Combo Pack (MSRP $29.99), which will include a DVD of Morgan (Supersize Me) Spurlock’s documentary about Comic-Con that follows the adventures of five [...]
Finally, Joss Whedon is here to put the action in action figure. Anyone who purchases Morgan Spurlock’s latest documentary, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope, on DVD from Toys ‘R’ Us will receive...
Director Morgan Spurlock and featured stars Joss Whedon, Stan Lee and Harry Knowles are getting their own official HeroClix figures this July as part of the Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope DVD and HeroClix Combo-Pack. The limited edition... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
If you’re a fan of the tabletop battle game HeroClix then you’re going to love these geek overlord edition figures coming out exclusively with a special edition of the Comic Con documentary- Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. The set features Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, Morgan Spurlock and Harry Knowles as mighty mini HeroClix [...]
Morgan Spurlock’s glibly entertaining recent documentaries The Greatest Movie Ever Sold and Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope were so insubstantial a slight breeze would knock them into another area code, but those trifles are like Shoah compared to Spurlock’s Mansome, a time-waster that lives down to its title. Show More Summary
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Several years ago I talked with some of my business partners about the idea of creating a documentary about the experience of attending Comic-Con, one of the largest pop cultural conventions in the world. I thought it’d be fun to have a camera follow me around the show floor and showcase what it is really [...]
Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Morgan Spurlock, director of the geeky doc, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope, was fittingly escorted onstage by a pair of Stormtroopers — not the originals, but the "even more evil" clones. Plus: Think Like A Man's Gabrielle Union, while annoyed by her superficial ... More »
Star Wars fans remember Alderaan as the peaceful Earth-like planet and home of Princess Leia that was destroyed by the Death Star in Episode IV: A New Hope. Weather forecasters are notoriously inaccurate, but just imagine that the Imperial weathermen were on target and aware of Grand Moff Tarkin’s plans. A few days ahead of the [...]
(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET) Our guest today is documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, who joins us today to talk about his new film "Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope." He'll tell us about what it was like to meet geek royalty like Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, Frank Miller, Kevin Smith, and more. Show More Summary
Morgan Spurlock‘s latest film, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope, is in select theaters now as well as On Demand and iTunes. /Film recently sat down with the Oscar-nominated director to talk about the documentary, which was produced by Stan Lee, Joss Whedon, Harry Knowles and Thomas Tull, and in the first part of our [...]
When asked why he didn't put himself directly into his recently-released Comic-Con documentary, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope, last Saturday night in Portland, Ore., director Morgan Spurlock joked that he wanted people to actually like it.... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments