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Happy Star Wars Day!

What says Star Wars more than John Williams’ iconic score? His music for the Star Wars movies won many composition and film music awards. An attentive listener might detect some influences in the score from classical music pieces. Antonín Dvořák (September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer. He is most famous… Continue reading Happy Star Wars Day!

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Star Wars Fun Facts

It’s May 4th, and that means all things Star Wars. Here are four fun facts: 1. Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949) influenced George Lucas in the creation of Star Wars. Interested? You can read more about it. 2. Did Han shoot first? I actually didn’t know this controversial change was a… Continue reading Star Wars Fun Facts

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The Force Awakens

The much-anticipated Star Wars Episode VII has been released; and everyone has an opinion! Whether you’re a young Jedi initiate or a lifelong fan, this movie attracted a lot of attention. I’ve seen the movie and I’m here to report back—favorably! For those of you who haven’t seen Episode VII yet, don’t worry; this post… Continue reading The Force Awakens