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The Last Jedi Receives 4 Oscar Nominations

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.

Lucasfilm Announces “Strange Magic”

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“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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A Long Time Ago….

]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.