Young Warwick Davis decides he wants to be in pictures, so he gets himself an agent. The agent gives him an Ewok outfit and points him towards Elstree Studios. There Warwick wanders from set to set looking to find the other Ewoks.
Ever wonder how they ever made Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi? Well this documentary explains it all as we're taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the ... See full summary »
I know : 1st « bad » production post 1000 reviews and i don't stick to my resolution to not write a review about it. The reason is mainly that i taped this documentary in 1999 during the whole night extravaganza about « episode 1 » and it was however good memories : 16 years ago, it was a new « star wars » movie and that means for me growing to kid to adult ! But it doesn't change that this documentary is poor : I have always found that Jackson is a limited actor and here, he is as usual ; Then i have never seen the point to do making-of to just say over and over congratulations ! And for sure, digital effects are the worst subject as it's technical and not really interesting to have the detailed report ! In addition, the documentary praises too much digital effects over mechanical ones and the choice of movies is not the best for ILM : « men in black » ? « dragon-slayer » ? « death becomes her » ? the pod race ??? For me ILM is also and foremost the classic trilogy, Star Trek and Indy movies, « Poltergeist », « ET »,...
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