Created by Kurt Rauffer, who writes:
Growing up in the 90s where Star Wars was released on VHS, the franchise really sparked my imagination as a child. It not only let me exercise my imagination but also supplied me with some of the happiest memories as I watched it with my family. After re-watching "The Empire Strikes Back," I decided to use this as a chance to create a homage in the form of a title sequence. This would also serve as my senior "thesis" at SVA and took me the whole semester to complete.
The style and tone of the animation was inspired by the James Bond title sequences. The music was a rejected song from the newest Bond film, Spectre, sung by Radiohead. I really wanted to play on the concept of Luke trying to find himself and true purpose, so the music and inspiration felt fitting.
A staffer as the Thredbo ski resort in New South Wales, Australia reported that Chewbacca beat him with a snowboard after insisting the Wookie remove his “costume.” “He lost consciousness and some teeth,” Chewbacca wrote on social media, according to the Daily Telegraph. “Been ordered not to have any contact with Thredbo staff (even if […]
Mine wears a bow-tie, but I’d bet he’s into a Princess Leia halloween! Look at this poor cat! Star Wars Princess Leia Hood For Pets
If you’re on Facebook, no doubt you’ve seen celebrities peddling their MasterClass online courses. If you’re not familiar, for 90 bucks you get lifetime access to a course where masters teach their craft. For instance, Steve Martin teaches comedy, Serena Williams teaches tennis, and Dr. Jane Goodall teaches conservation. That’s where this parody by Bellpond […]
Toaster ovens are the perfect appliance for small things like toasted sandwiches and roasted garlic (try it!), but anything more involved usually requires a full-sized conventional oven.However, despite its small size, the Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven can handle anything from baked pastries to broiled meats. This kitchen appliance has a minimal countertop footprint, and cooks […]
The Pry.Me Bottle Opener holds tens of thousands of times its own weight, and you can pick one up now from the Boing Boing Store.This remarkable keychain is considerably smaller than any of your keys, but don’t let that fool you: it can easily open any bottle, and could even tow a trailer full of […]