A Disturbance in the Force is the Star Wars Holiday Special documentary that Star Wars fans have been waiting years to watch. November 17th will mark the 45th anniversary of the Star Wars Holiday Special. Thirteen million viewers would tune into the 98-minute disaster in the making on CBS. What better time than now than to present a documentary? At long last, fans might begin to get answers. How did this happen? Why did this…"A Disturbance in the Force – SXSW 2023"
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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story turns the musical biopic genre on its head as the film is the first major parody of the genre since 2007. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story turns 15 years old in December. It was the musical biopic to end all musical biopics because of how much it parodied the genre. Since its release, every major musical biopic has hit all the checkmarks. Nearly 15 years later, along comes Weird…"Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Is A Laugh Riot"
LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation is the newest canon-adjacent special to follow the sequel trilogy crew in a post-TROS adventure. The Skywalker saga may have come to an end but there’s no shortage of new adventures with Rey, Poe, and Finn. Where Rey (Helen Sadler) had the big focus in the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special, Finn (Omar Miller) gets the biggest focus in this one. Overall, this one is fine. Viewers are getting exactly…"LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation Is Fine"
Animation Outlaws is a documentary that manages to revisit the touring film festival that is Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation. If you aren’t familiar with Spike Decker or Mike Gribble, you’re in for a treat. Many now-famous animators got their start thanks to Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation. The original touring festival–started in 1977–would soon gave way to the Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation later on. The promotion techniques they used would get…"Slamdance 2020: Animation Outlaws"