Star Wars Retroperspektive

Angry Video Game Nerd: Star Wars Games

With the dawn of Technology and the age of computers, it is becoming easier and easier to be famous. Some people make videos of their kids laughing and post it on you-tube, other people dance only in their underwear for the sweet taste of fame… and than it’s those who make Mascots out of them self’s. But within the people who create mascots… seems to be an uprising special group of people, those who I would call, Self-claimed critics… People that for some reasons plague a certain form of art industry. Some self-claimed critics rant about movies, other computer games… some are bad, some are good, but one thing is for certain… the internet critic business sure ass hell is growing fast. I think that it’s safe to say that “Angry Video Game Nerd” is one of the first… or well, one of the first who took this form of…

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Star Wars Retroperspektive: Rare 1977 Harrison Ford Interview Emerges

Yesterday, the New York Times posted a story about a rare 1977 Harrison Ford video interview conducted by a Dallas-Fort Worth news channel reporter just as Star Wars (A New Hope) was making waves across the country during its initial release: Wearing lapels as wide as the Millennium Falcon itself, Mr. Ford actually seems gracious about the budding fantasy franchise and complimentary to its creator, George Lucas, telling his interviewer that though he doesn’t regard himself as the Buck Rogers or Flash Gordon type, the film works because “it’s finally about people and not finally about science, so the energy of the movie goes towards exploring these human relationships.” The interview, which apparently had first been posted to the original reporter’s website back in July (and contains scores of other filmed interviews), presents a rare peek at the actor on the brink of super-stardom in 1977. Check out the…

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