More than eight years after his death, he’s still making headlines. This time? Because he apparently auditioned for the role of a Jedi Master
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Thursday 28 July 2011
Thursday 28 July 2011
A British prop designer who made the original Stormtrooper helmets for the first Star Wars film won a Supreme Court battle to continue producing replicas – but faces a damages payout to the creators of the science-fiction blockbuster.
Friday 18 March 2011
Saturday 26 February 2011
Thursday 20 January 2011
'Star Wars' creator George Lucas believes the world will end in 2012.
Irvin Kershner: Director best known for his work on the ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Robocop’ series of films
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Irvin Kershner (known as "Kersh" to his friends) directed what many consider the best of the Star Wars films, The Empire Strikes Back (1980). As well as containing many of the cycle's most iconic moments, including the revelation of Luke Skywalker's parentage, it is arguably the most entertaining and accessible of the films for those who are not ardent fans of the enormously popular franchise. Keshner said that his aim was to instil greater character development into the work.
Tuesday 30 November 2010
Irvin Kershner – who directed the Star Wars sequel The Empire Strikes Back, the James Bond film Never Say Never Again and Robocop 2 – has died at the age of 87.
Thursday 04 November 2010
Scientists have transmitted three-dimensional holographic video images in a breakthrough that promises to bring Star Wars technology into the living room.
Thursday 29 April 2010
The Empire Strikes Back was today named the greatest movie sequel of all time.
Friday 23 April 2010
Hypatia of Alexandria was a historical figure, a neoplatonist philosopher of the fourth century who was torn apart by a Christian mob because of her supposed influence on the local Roman governor at a time of religious conflict.
Friday 16 April 2010
There are plenty of ideas floating around in this bloodcurdling boys' own sci-fi film.
Friday 04 December 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
Wednesday 15 October 2008
A baby doll that was first delivered to shops 17 years ago is among the toys most likely to cause parents sleepless nights this Christmas, retailers said today.
Saturday 20 September 2008
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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