Fans of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope can almost picture, frame by frame, the scene in which Obi-Wan Kenobi, played by the venerated actor Sir Alec Guinness, gets sliced to ribbons by Sith lord Darth Vader. Between that death and Luke’s agonized “No!” seconds after, it’s hard to tell exactly what was more... Show More Summary
Never challenge the determination of a dedicated fan base. In 2006, George Lucas claimed that all quality prints of the 1977 theatrical release of Star Wars: Episode IV—A New Hope had been “permanently altered for the creation of the Special Editions” and that remaining prints were in too poor of a condition to restore. Show More Summary
Team Negative 1, an all-volunteer Star Wars nerd squad, have spent thousands to source, digitize and restore an original 1977 theatrical print of Star Wars (known in contemporary canon as "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope"). (more…)
YouTuber Andy Herald of the popular channel "How To Be A Dad" is a big Star Wars fan, so he got understandably excited about showing Episode IV: A New Hope to his son Lucas for the first time. And the six-year-old didn't disappoint—he...Show More Summary
Nearly four decades after Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope premiered in 1977, Star Wars fans in China can finally see the epic (...)
For decades "Star Wars" fans have heard how imporant the Biggs Darklighter character is. Now there’s a short documentary that pays tribute to one the saga’s most popular minor characters. In “Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope," we're...Show More Summary
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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