Hosted by Remi Lavictoire, Ian Fults and Jonathan Colbon
Of course, Rem, Ian and Jonathan loved it and it turned out to be our longest podcast so far. Star Wars is a ground breaking film in many ways. Telling a classic mythological story using state of the art visual and sound effects, Star Wars redefined Science Fiction and has an incredible history and legacy.
We did some nitpicking on some of the special effects and a few of the story elements, but hey, this is Star Wars.
One of the most important Sci-Fi films of our generation. Apparently, there’s one guy in Duluth Minnesota who hasn’t seen Star Wars yet. You know who you are. Watch it now, or we’ll come find you…
Rem’s list of 4 elements that made Star Wars a success:
2. Story Vision
3. Special Effects
4. Story line
Jonathan talks about Star Wars pacing in Extra Credits
Joseph Campbell – The Hero With A Thousand Faces
Jonathan takes us through Star Wars through the lens of the Mythic Journey using archetypes from Joseph Campbell.
R2D2 inspired by 1972 Sci-Fi Film ‘Silent Running’
Conceptual Artist Ralph McQuarrie
Sci Fi Movie Podcast Star Wars