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The genius of Star Wars’ success is that from the off George Lucas never let it settle at just as a series of films. Ever since the first movie proved an unexpected hit, there’s been a seemingly endless stream of books, comics, video games and other various tie-ins that jumped off from the base space opera to become a massive universe to rival Tolkien’s.
But that’s all it is, right? A bunch of made-up stories that simply piggy-back on the world of the movies? Well in some ways yes, but in fact an awful lot of times it also goes the other way; the various filmmakers have looked to the reams of further material and taken the best ideas for the movies, sometimes to strengthen continuity, for others simply because the idea’s too good to waste in a specialist sci-fi novel.
The Expanded Universe may »
- Alex Leadbeater
With the January 12th release of Hotel Transylvania 2's Blu-Ray Combo Packs and DVD, the movie developers have special treat for Cbm viewers. Go behind the scenes as they discuss many aspects of the film that grossed more $430 million dollars worldwide. In the behind the scenes featurette, Genndy Tartakovsky (Star Wars: Clone Wars, Samurai Jack, Dexter's Laboratory) and his team chat about where they drew some of their inspirations for the film. Explore the different landscapes like forests, lakes, weddings and more with the Hotel Transylvania 2 team, whom used various hughs of color to make each scene pop for the audience. In this all-new monster comedy adventure, everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania! However, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn’t showing signs of being a vampire. So while Mavis is on vacation, things get batty as »
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