Tag Archives: Jar Jar Binks

Troops Auteur Kevin Rubio on Force-Cast

He ignited the modern fan film movement, wrote the Jar-Jar Binks episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, was made an honorary member of 501st Legion, and is even the star of a whole chapter in my book about fan films, Homemade Hollywood. Now Kevin Rubio has been bestowed perhaps the greatest honor ever: A [...]

Why Guns n’ Roses’ Chinese Democracy album is the Phantom Menace of Rock

With the long Thanksgiving weekend ahead, FCT is going waaaay off topic; enjoy your Turkey Day and Black Friday, and we’ll see you here on Cyber Monday with more juicy, fan film goodness. Remember when you were a kid and they had those lists of the eerie coincidences between Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy? [...]

Gray Areas: Lucasfilm Backyard Film Contest

Wanna start an argument between fan filmmakers? Ask ‘em what constitutes a fan film. And if you want to see that argument escalate into a brawl (and really, who doesn’t?), inquire whether “fan films” made by professionals count–you know, flicks like the upcoming Star Trek: Of Gods And Men, featuring nearly every Trek actor that [...]

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