Dennis Muren Still Doesn’t Know What To Make Of Star Wars’ Success
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Let’s pretend you like “Star Wars.” Based on the box office numbers alone, you probably already do but, just in case you’re one of the few hold-outs, let’s pretend. You adore Mark Hamill and religiously follow his Twitter. You quote Yoda whenever someone complains about hard work. You used to quote Han Solo but your partner threatened to dip if you ever responded to “I love you” with “I know” again. You’re less shy, however, about your love for space and its many wondrous inhabitants. Sure, you probably could do without the Gungans but you day dream about having enough arms to do glorious battle against General Grievous. The point is, at the end of the day, you love “Star Wars.”
And Dennis Muren has no idea why. If you don’t know who that is, that’s okay! You didn’t forget about one of your favorite character’s actors (remember, we’re still pretending). Muren might not be an actor but he’s been a part of the “Star Wars” creative team since the very beginning, first as a visual effects cameraman, later as a visual effects director of photography and supervisor. In recent years, he’s served as a creative consultant for the franchise and, in 2017, he confessed that he simply never understood the massive success of “Star Wars.” Here’s the story, as according to Muren…
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