Monday, May 6, 2024

'Star Wars at The Oscars' for Revenge of the Sixth

I closed Local news explains and celebrates Cinco de Mayo with "My readers who are Star Wars fans can take another bite of that apple tomorrow for Revenge of the Sixth. Stay tuned." I'm taking advantage of this opportunity to share my plan B for 'Star Wars' political signs for Star Wars Day 2024, Star Wars at The Oscars.

Is the Force strong with you? A look back at @StarWars at the Oscars throughout the years.

What is your favorite Star Wars film?
I'm sharing the awards from IMDB in case my readers missed them, beginning with Episode IV: A New Hope.
1978 Winner Oscar
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
John Barry, Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley, Roger Christian

1978 Winner Oscar
Best Costume Design
John Mollo

1978 Winner Oscar
Best Sound
Don MacDougall, Ray West, Bob Minkler, Derek Ball

1978 Winner Oscar
Best Film Editing
Paul Hirsch, Marcia Lucas, Richard Chew

1978 Winner Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
John Stears, John Dykstra. Richard Edlund, Grant McCune, Robert Blalack

1978 Winner Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
John Williams

1978 Winner Special Achievement Award
Ben Burtt (as Benjamin Burtt Jr.)
For sound effects. (For the creation of the alien, creature and robot voices.)
Next, The Empire Strikes Back.
1981 Winner Oscar
Best Sound
Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Peter Sutton
1981 Winner Special Achievement Award
Brian Johnson, Richard Edlund, Dennis Muren, Bruce Nicholson
For visual effects (statuette).
I close with the special awards for Alec Guinness...
1980 Winner Honorary Award For advancing the art of screen acting through a host of memorable and distinguished performances.
...and George Lucas.
Winner 1992 Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.
The crew of the orbiting space shuttle Atlantis (STS-45) participated in the presentation of the Thalberg Award to George Lucas. An Oscar statuette was aboard the shuttle to commemorate the event.
May the Force be with you, always.

Stay tuned for the return of marching music for primaries and caucuses with tomorrow's Indiana Primary.


  1. Revenge of the Sixth! No more tequila shots!!! /passes out

    j/k, I'm always the designated driver around here.

    1. Hi, Paul! Good thing you're always the designated driver. Every party needs one!