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Mark Hamill Shares Some Very Early Poster Concepts For STAR WARS That Tried To Explain The Film

Thanks to Mark Hamill we have four very early poster concepts for George Lucas' original Star Wars film. I've never seen these posters before and what's interesting about them is that they try to explain the movie to people. Hamill offered some commentary

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R.I.P. Jerry Maren, the last surviving Munchkin from The Wizard of Oz

The actor also played roles on the surreal children's show Lidsville.

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Every Time Hollywood Made the “Black Version” of a Hit Movie

From Blacula to Who’s Your Caddy?, we evaluate the most egregious examples of “What if we made a black version of X?”

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The Histories of—and Stories Behind—8 Movie Studio Logos | Mental Floss

These logos play before your favorite films. Here's where they came from!

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1999: The Last Great Year in Movies - Esquire

Get the latest in pop culture as Stephen Marche and the writers of Esquire recap what's new in movies, TV, music, books and more.

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10 Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Facts About 'Song of the South'

Arguably Disney’s most controversial production ever.

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Best Old Houses in Movies - Famous Movie Homes

We'll admit that we often pay more attention to the setting than the storyline when we're watching a movie. Here, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films. If only there was an Oscar for Best Supporting House!

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Explore Hitchcock’s obsession with eyes in this supercut · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club

Alfred Hitchcock is most often remembered for his use of suspense, his cameos, and his icy blonde female leads, but a new video offers up another Hitchcockian trope: eyes. Visual essayist Kogonada—who often highlights directors’ stylistic choices—illuminates Hitchcock’s fascination in a new video for The Criterion Collection.