This morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the nominees for this year’s 90th Academy Awards and Star Wars: The Last Jedi gathered 4 nominations:
Best Visual Effects
Best Original Score
Best Sound Mixing
Best Sound Editing
Congratulations to Disney, Lucasfilm, ILM, Skywalker Sound and John Williams for their achievement.
Last night, the 43rd Annual Saturn Awards were held and Star Wars took top honors in the following categories:
Best Science Fiction Film: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Best Direction in Film: Gareth Edwards (Rogue One)
Best Film Visual / Special Effects: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Best Animated Series or Film on Television: Star Wars Rebels
“Strange Magic,” a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015. “Strange Magic” is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. Lucasfilm Animation Singapore and Industrial Light & Magic, which created the CGI animation for 2011’s Academy Award®-winning film “Rango,” bring to life the fanciful forest turned upside down with world-class animation and visual effects.
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]Before Episode IV: A New Hope, before CGI and the “Special Editions” and before the prequels, there was simply Star Wars – a film that shaped a generation and from that point on, movies (and toys) have and would never be the same.
All of us here at Yakface wish a Happy 35th Anniversary to George Lucas, Lucasfilm Ltd. and all that is Star Wars.