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FAN FILM FRIDAY: Star Wars Detours

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Okay, this prrrrrobably doesn't count as a fan film, because it's produced by Lucasfilm Ltd.  And since it's been cancelled (or more optimistically, "shelved until further notice") it's probably a waste of everyone's time to tease you with it.  But I giggled a lot when I watched the trailer, and since my job here is to amuse you folks, here's "Star Wars: Detours" from the guys behind the Robot Chicken parodies.  Ah, what might have been...



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Earthrise, from Apollo VIII

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Here's an absolutely gorgeous and moving video recreating the capturing of the iconic earthrise image taken by the astronauts aboard Apollo 8, 45 years ago.  According to the chatter recorded in the capsule, they very nearly didn't get the picture.  It was literally a lucky shot, and you can share in their excitement as they frantically fumble around for some color film for the camera as the capsule rotates above the lunar surface.



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FAN FILM FRIDAY:Blah Blah Blah Daleks

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This is a weird little animated Doctor Who parody, and I say weird because the animators chose to leave a few crucial bits out, like the upper arms of the characters, and...well, their mouths.  That does make it easier to animate, but I'm not sure it wins any points for style. 



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