The Force is strong with this one.
In a time when Hollywood is dominated by male-dominated action franchises, it’s refreshing to see a movie franchise led by a female protagonist. That being said, the Star Wars franchise has been around for over 40 years and has always been predominantly directed by men.
In 1977, a young Lucasfilm employee named John Williams composed the original score for “Star Wars.” The film’s iconic main theme was born and has since been performed by some of the world’s most renowned musicians. In this exclusive interview, Williams reveals how his music captures the essence of the wildly popular franchise.
John Williams is perhaps the most well-known and respected composer in Hollywood today.
For over 40 years, the voice of Darth Vader has been a iconic part of the Star Wars saga. But who is the man behind the mask? We take a look at the life and career of James Earl Jones.
The Director Who Made ‘Iron Man’ a Reality
The Director Who Made ‘Iron Man’ a Reality
In 2008, Jon Favreau directed and co-wrote Iron Man, which became the first independent film to gross over $200 million at the box office. Favreau’s passionate love for filmmaking was evident in his work on the film, which starred Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man and Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts.
In February 1998, after a three-year development process, Marvel Studios released “Iron Man” to movie theaters. The film was directed by Tony Stark’s then-business partner, Jon Favreau, who was just 28 years old. With a budget of just $150 million, the film went on to gross over $585 million worldwide and become one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.
In 1975, a young director named James Cameron was just starting out in Hollywood. Cameron’s first movie, “The Terminator,” was a blockbuster success and he soon found himself working on big-budget projects. But it was Cameron’s next project, “Iron Man,” that would change his life forever.
Cameron was hired by Marvel to direct the film adaptation of their comic book character Iron Man. The project was a massive undertaking, and it took over two years to complete.
The Smart, Silly Comedian Who Out-Brands Hollywood
In a world where celebrities are worshipped as gods, it’s refreshing to see someone who isn’t afraid to poke fun at them. That’s why we love the smart, silly comedian who out-brands Hollywood. Check out some of his best jokes below!
There’s a comedian out there who is outperforming Hollywood at its own game. Although he’s not household name, his clever, sassy jokes and quick wit have earned him a large following on the internet and in live performances. His secret? Out-branding Hollywood!
In the age of social media, one comedian has managed to out-brand Hollywood. His name is Tom Segura and he is a smart, silly comedian who uses his humor to engage with his audience and make them laugh. Segura’s online presence is strong, with over 2 million followers on Instagram and over 5 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. He has also been successful in tours across the country and internationally.
Marvel’s Director of Iron Man and Avengers
Marvel Studios has been a juggernaut for Hollywood for over 20 years now and in that time, they have churned out some of the most iconic films and characters in history. One of their most beloved franchises is the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which consists of films based on characters such as Iron Man, The Avengers, and Guardians of the Galaxy.
Marvel Studios has found success with its blockbuster comic book movies that feature iconic superheroes like Iron Man and The Avengers. Marvel’s Director of Iron Man and Avengers, Kevin Feige, has been instrumental in bringing these characters to the big screen. Feige started out as a development executive before he was promoted to head of production at Marvel in 2007. He has overseen the development of such movies as The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, and The Avengers.
Marvel’s Director of Iron Man and Avengers, is an appointment that has been in place since the early days of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The position was created specifically for Joss Whedon, who left the project after only two films. Marvel Studios then turned to their primary director, Anthony and Joe Russo, who had just completed work on Captain America: Winter Soldier.
The Unlikely Comeback of
After being absent from the music scene for several years, John Mayer reemerged in 2013 with a new album and a renewed vigor. Though his previous work was well-received, Mayer’s comeback was not considered likely by many. His eclectic mix of rock, blues and soul had been largely replaced by soft ballads and country-tinged pop songs.
Few people would have predicted the improbable comeback of Phil Mickelson, but after a tumultuous year that saw him lose multiple major championships, the golfer is back in contention. In fact, Mickelson has made four straight cuts at the PGA Championship, and is only two behind leader Jason Day. What changed for Mickelson in 2016?
1) Phil Mickelson had a difficult year in 2016. He lost multiple majors, including the U.S.
The unlikely comeback of a faded pop star is one that no one saw coming, least of all the pop star herself. After years of struggling to maintain a career, Miley Cyrus announced in February that she was retiring from music. However, in just a few months Cyrus has released two new singles and is on the road touring once again. The sudden turnaround in Cyrus’ career is a reminder that anything is possible when it comes to music.