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How Copyright Law Gave Us “Star Wars”

Devin Faraci asks the question – what if George Lucas had been able to make straight-up fan fiction. In an alternate universe George Lucas never made Star Wars because he was able to get the rights to Flash Gordon. See, that was Lucas’ original intention, and he even went to meet with King Features Syndicate, Read MoreRead More

30 Camera Shots Every Film Fan Should Know

There is much to the language of cinema – Empire Online – gathered 30 shots with examples that you should be familiar with.   The cinematographer’s art often seems as much black magic as technique, taking a few actors milling around a set and turning it into something cinematic, evocative and occasionally iconic. Amidst all Read MoreRead More

A Recreation of the first Earth Rise Photo on Christmas Eve, 1968

In December of 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 became the first people to leave our home planet and travel to another body in space. But as crew members Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders all later recalled, the most important thing they discovered was Earth. Using photo mosaics and elevation data from Lunar Read MoreRead More

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