From a Certain Point of View The Empire Strikes Back

From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back hits bookshelves this November, marking the 40th anniversary of the first Star Wars sequel. And ahead of the anthology book’s release, StarWars.com is teasing new details of Episode V‘s From a Certain Point of View, including a brand-new excerpt from the book and the cast of the audiobook.

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Secret Star Wars show - Doctor Aphra

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Disney+ Calls in the Troops with Star Wars: The Bad Batch
  • Empire at 40: 15 Factoids About The Empire Strikes Back
  • Alden Ehrenreich Talks Star Wars and Solo Sequel Potential
  • Doctor Aphra Encounters Maz Kanata in Doctor Aphra: An Audiobook Original
  • Amy Ratcliffe’s The Jedi Mind Explores Mindfulness in a Galaxy Far, Far Away
  • And More!

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the empire strikes back box office

The force of the pandemic box office is with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, which found itself at the top of the box office charts again, 23 years after the release of the Star Wars special editions also took the number one spot. It’s a fitting achievement for the 40th anniversary re-release of the acclaimed Star Wars sequel, even if it’s just the latest reissue of a beloved feature film to lead the box office charts amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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empire strikes back 4k re-release

Disney is rolling back plans to release a 4K edition of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in U.K. theaters. The company announced three weeks ago that it would re-release the remastered 4K edition of the acclaimed Star Wars film to help boost attendance at U.K. theaters. But amid delays of major releases and theaters pushing back their reopening plans, Disney has scrapped those plans. Read More »

star wars poster series

ACME Archives is celebrating the original Star Wars trilogy with a series of three new posters created by artist Devin Schoeffler. The three posters, designed in homage to Star Wars: A New HopeStar Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, are available to purchase individually or as a set in a timed release.

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Animated Empire Strikes Back

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures has delivered a stylized, animated version of The Empire Strikes Back in just five minutes. Plus, watch The Simpsons famous steamed hams scene recreate in LEGO form, and The Hollywood Reporter brings in some of the TV drama showrunners, such as Damon Lindelof (Watchmen) and Liz Tigelaar (Little Fires Everywhere), who might be in contention for Emmys when the time comes later this year. Read More »

the empire strikes back 4k

The Force may be with U.K. cinemas, which will receive a boost from the remastered 4K edition Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back as they re-open their doors this July. Disney is screening The Empire Strikes Back 4K edition for U.K. audiences as the country’s theaters open as part of the government’s economic recovery plan. This will mark the first time this edition of the 1980 film will be shown in theaters.

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Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Prints

Even though there are cheap versions of Matt Ferguson‘s outstanding 40th anniversary artwork for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the art collectors out there have been waiting for a collectible screen print of the imagery honoring one of the greatest sequels ever made. They won’t have to wait much longer, because Bottleneck Gallery is selling high quality versions of The Empire Strikes Back 40th anniversary poster starting today, and you can check out the various versions of the prints below. Read More »

from a certain point of view the empire strikes back

40 years ago, The Empire Strikes Back debuted in theaters to the awe of millions of people around the world. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the acclaimed Star Wars sequel (which many consider to be the best entry in the entire franchise), Lucasfilm has announced the long-awaited sequel to Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View, the anthology collection of 40 short stories set during the events of A New Hope released in 2017. The From a Certain Point of View sequel will feature 40 more short stories from 40 authors set during the events of The Empire Strikes Back.

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Captain America and Iron Man Character Arcs

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a video compares and contrasts the character arcs of both Iron Man and Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Plus, Industrial Light and Magic takes a look back at Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back for the 40th anniversary, and Conan O’Brien does the first ever virtual commencement address for Harvard University. Read More »