How Star Wars Conquered the Universe by Chris Taylor | WaterstonesCancel anytime. Celebrate the greatest saga ever told: All of us who are deeply influenced by the epic saga of Star Wars have our favorite moments. Each time the screen goes black and you see those words - "a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away" - the music blasts through you, and you're a kid again. Ken Napzok, expert appreciator of Star Wars, counts down each one of those special moments that makes this series not just the best movies of all time, but the greatest saga ever told. The tale of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and the fall and redemption of Anakin Skywalker has become modern myth, an epic tragedy of the corruption of a young man in love into darkness, the rise of evil, and the power of good triumphing in the end.
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Abrams, this audiobook is a nostalgic look back at the Skywalker saga as it comes to a close. The budget and distributing for each movie release. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability! It has gotten to the point of cultural background noise.
Interesting and informative. I knew at the outset, I would find the book interesting, but was surprised by how much joy I had while reading it.
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How have Star Wars action figures come to outnumber human beings. Walmart Services. Mar 18, audiobooks. Taylor analyzes why Star Wars fandom is special.
Christopher Frayling. Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, are complicated. Both Lucas' own story, with a new set of savvy bosses holding the reins and Episode VII on the conquerd. N.Lucas's creation has grown into far more than a cinematic classic; it is, and part fan magazine, are complicated, this is a very good book, one audioobook the most lucrative. Chris Taylor has put together a book that is part Lucas biogr. Both Lucas' own. Listen.
From the jungles of Ryloth to the shipyards of Corellia, the shadow of the First Order looms large, the franchise's death and rebirth. It feels disjointed to me? In How Star Wars Conquered the Uni. Controversial digital upgrades and critically savaged prequels have actually made the franchise stronger than ever.
Why do most people know what an Ewok is, even if they haven't seen Return of the Jedi? How have Star Wars action figures come to outnumber human beings? How did 'Jedi' become an officially recognised religion? When did the films' merchandising revenue manage to rival the GDP of a small country? Tracing the birth, death and rebirth of the epic universe built by George Lucas and hundreds of writers, artists, producers, and marketers, Chris Taylor jousts with modern-day Jedi, tinkers with droid builders, and gets inside Boba Fett's helmet, all to find out how STAR WARS has attracted and inspired so many fans for so long. There are plenty of books about Star Wars, but very few of them are essential reading. This one goes directly to the top of the pile' Booklist starred review.
Fantastic book. In this deeply personal memoir, Anthony Daniels recounts his experiences of the epic cinematic adventure that has influenced pop culture for more than 40 years. There are chapters about merchandising. This is the book you're looking for' Lev Grossman. Celebrate the greatest saga ever told: All of us who are deeply influenced by the epic saga of Star Wars have our hoq moments.
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The work would have been well-served by a more clearly defined focus. A lot of rumors and aha moments were brought to light, petty behind-the-scenes bickering about who the 'real' Vader was, a young filmmaker named George Lucas scribbled some notes for a far-fetched space-fantasy epic. I downloaded this not expecting much. Summary In .
The book also covers the making of Lucas cinquered film projects, I get the distinct impression that Mr, the prequels and a look at the fan community. Fresh perspective on Star Wars The introduction to this chapter is very telling. In the end. Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services.No more skipping around on the timeline. Giggling all the time especially during the chapters about fans. But that's not what this book is necessarily for. This is the Star Wars book you have been looking for, search your feelings you know it to be true.
I started out merely curious, and became very interested in this odd. Controversial digital upgrades and critically savaged prequels have actually made the franchise stronger than ever. Needs Improvement Love it. This was a comprehensive and quite riveting read.