The Origins of Star Wars

by Christopher Paul on May 30, 2014

The other day I watched a quick piece on how Akira Kurosawa influenced George Lucas and his Star Wars filmed; seeing the two minute clip was almost uncanny when you see those elements show up. But Kurosawa wasn’t the only influence on Lucas. And Michael Heilemann created a two hour feature on the movies that shaped the franchise:

via Kottke

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