Annotated Star Wars blends the scenes with their influences (Video)

Last week a CineFix Video provided a little film history to show how Star Wars got its creative start in Japan in 1910. Now, this video from Michael Heilemann, an interface director at Squarespace, goes above and beyond, mashing up scenes from Star Wars with the films that inspired them. According to FirstShowing, Heilman is…

Joseph Campbell’s ‘Monomyth’ Theory, Explained by Puppets

The late, great Joseph Campbell was brilliant enough to deduce that nearly every popular story in the history of man has some basic things in common. This includes fiction and non-fiction and religious tales, it includes myths handed down by word of mouth, books, television and modern cinema. George Lucas specifically credits Campbell with the…