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The Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day is a stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking Nerf Herder!

Published at: Aug. 21, 2010, 3:35 p.m. CST by quint

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes pic! Today we continue the run of The Empire Strikes Back behind the scenes pics with a rather neat/weird shot of Harrison Ford in full Hoth parka’d glory driving a snow cat with the Empire logo on it. This one isn’t as crew-centric as the previous Empire BTSs, but an odd pic that puts a big grin on my face. I don’t know why this picture makes me smile, but it does. So now I’m passing the smile off to you. Enjoy (and click to make bigger)!

If you have a pic you think should be included email me. I’m looking for the iconic, the rare or the just plain cool behind the scenes shots to feature here. The next time someone throws a dollar into a spittoon, don’t expect tomorrow’s Behind the Scenes pic to do anything about it! -Quint quint@aintitcool.com Follow Me On Twitter



Previous Behind the Scenes pics: - Alien
- Big Trouble In Little China
- Clash of the Titans
- Dr. Strangelove
- Sesame Street
- The Birds
- The Dark Knight
- Batman (1989)
- Batman: The TV Series
- Stephen King’s IT
- Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
- Superman
- The French Connection
- Tron
- The Road Warrior
- Ghostbusters
- King Kong (’33)
- The Empire Strikes Back (Luke with Slate)
- Rebel Without A Cause
- Taxi Driver
- Metropolis
- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
- Tommy Chong Meets The Blues Brothers
- The Empire Strikes Back (Filming the Crawl)
- John Carpenter’s The Thing
- Jaws
- Die Hard
- Aliens
- Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man
- The Howling
- Revenge of the Creature
- The Empire Strikes Back (Vader & Luke Duel)
- The Godfather
- Rambo III
- Vertigo
- Planet of the Apes
- Pan’s Labyrinth
- Labyrinth
- RoboCop
- The Adventures of Robin Hood
- Marathon Man
- Young Frankenstein
- Viva Las Vegas


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  • Aug. 21, 2010, 3:37 p.m. CST

    first

    by torpedoboy

    burst

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 3:40 p.m. CST

    ESB = Best sequel ever.

    by bigbaldpapa

    Now you know that.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 3:42 p.m. CST

    They actually had a sign that said "EMPIRE STRIKES BACK"?

    by ricarleite2

    On their vehicles? I mean, I thought they tried desperetadly not to let people know what they were shooting...

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 3:42 p.m. CST

    Because it's Han Solo driving a snow plough!

    by davidwebb

    I like to think Harrison Ford dresses like that any time there's heavy snow. Luke taking out the bins for Aunt Beru tomorrow please.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 3:47 p.m. CST

    Hilarious

    by choonie

    I love it

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 3:52 p.m. CST

    Is that Snickers Bar font? I think it is.

    by SoylentMean

    Makes me want some nuget.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 3:56 p.m. CST

    Watched Empire just the other day.

    by TommyGavinsEgo

    Perfect movie. <p> <p> Watched Attack Of The Clones on TV a couple of days ago. <p> <p> Not a perfect movie.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 3:57 p.m. CST

    maybe you wanna bitch it appeared in empire magazine?...

    by TronBurgundy

    but anyway all those pics are included in the new book behind the scenes from ESB..the empire guys didn't take the original photos or anything!!

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 3:58 p.m. CST

    Cue George Lucas has nothing to do with ESB in 5..4..3..

    by BP_drills_america_a_new_asshole

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:02 p.m. CST

    Rio Bravo?

    by benlinus

    So tommorws pic is Rio Bravo? I hope its the pic of hawks looking up at Angie Dickinson...man she is so fuckable in that pic. Definitely a 3 sock adventure....

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:02 p.m. CST

    Empire magazine

    by windomearle39

    Oh so you guys got the latest issue as well.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:04 p.m. CST

    ricarleite2 and secrecy

    by Bouncy X

    considering where they filmed the snow scenes, i doubt they were too worried about anyone seeing anything. :P

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:04 p.m. CST

    His suite is Brown!

    by StarQrtrs

    Clearly.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:05 p.m. CST

    He has nothing to do with it!

    by UltraTron

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:06 p.m. CST

    Hells Yeah!

    by th3480

    Where the hell can I get one of those? Quint - these ESB pix are just awesome. You should do a whole separate Pic of the Day for them! Keep 'em coming!!! P.S. A little shocked at the lack of JAWS pix!!!

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:08 p.m. CST

    Little did he know in Raiders of the Lost Ark

    by RPLocke

    he'd be doing the same thing.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:12 p.m. CST

    Mr. Plow, thats my name, that name again is Mr. Plow

    by Neck_Lucas

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:19 p.m. CST

    Best Sequel Ever

    by paulloch

    is Star Trek II. outdoes the original in every way, story, character, writing, direction. Plus, it saved the franchise from becoming a footnote after the Star Trek I leaden ponderousness. People still argue sw vs esb, alien vs aliens, T1 vs T2, or g vs gII which is better. With Star Trek II there is no argument.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:19 p.m. CST

    "Cue [something] in 3...2...1..." = new most-annoying thing

    by kevred

    If there's one thing more annoying than people complaining, and other people complaining about the people complaining, it's the holier-than-thou asses anticipating other people complaining and presenting themselves as wise seers who are above the fray, yet intimately in tune with the zeitgeist.<p>So stop it already, you idiots!

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:22 p.m. CST

    Parkas

    by Sasson

    Fucking mods. Where's his scooter?

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:25 p.m. CST

    han regretted......

    by The_Cliffster

    .....betting the falcon on a game of poker....

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:25 p.m. CST

    Aliens was mostly total shit

    by MyScroteHasGout

    Eventually Aliens will be recognized for what it is: a huge steaming pile of shit. The original was genius. The sequel was just for people who ADD who like bad jokes and more explosions. It was James Cameron trying to be Lucas and Speilberg. Nerds like it because it appealed to nerds. It had aliens and robots and explosions. The problem is how fucking corny it is. It's impossible to watch the movie without rolling your eyes every 30 seconds at the moronic dialogue - but then again, thats a Cameron trademark.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:26 p.m. CST

    mister plough... mister plough...

    by The_Cliffster

    ....that name again its mister plough.....

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:29 p.m. CST

    i rewatched aliens 2 weeks ago.....

    by The_Cliffster

    thought it was still awesome... so.. :P

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:34 p.m. CST

    at at attack on hoth....

    by The_Cliffster

    .. best action scene in any film ever....

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:43 p.m. CST

    Harrison on his one-man promotional tour of Norway.

    by Mr Nicholas

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:48 p.m. CST

    ESB, Raiders, Blade Runner

    by BP_drills_america_a_new_asshole

    No other actor has starred in three such genre defining films over their whole career let alone one after the other. Its almost enough to forgive Ford for agreeing to do Crystal Skull. Almost I said.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:53 p.m. CST

    The_Cliffster

    by th3480

    Amen on the AT-AT Hoth attack comment. I always wished that it was longer!

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:55 p.m. CST

    Lucas is a hack. This site is going to hell......

    by harryknowlesnothingaboutfilm

    The prequels suck. Kingdom of the Chrystal skull sucked. Inception is the best film of the year. Harry knows fuck all about film. Think that's everything that will come up in this talkback. Peace I'm out.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 4:58 p.m. CST

    Drove his own ass to the set!

    by Darth_Kaos

    Awesome.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5 p.m. CST

    im hoping..

    by The_Cliffster

    adywan will lengthen the hoth attack... like he lengthened the deathstar attack in his "a new hope revisited"....

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:02 p.m. CST

    hilarious picture!

    by Ray Gamma

    Can we have a picture of Che Guevara wearing the Che Guevara teeshirt?

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:09 p.m. CST

    Mr, Plow

    by jameskpolk

    Is a loser, and I hear that he's a boozer...

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:15 p.m. CST

    kevred

    by lochkray

    Where in your scale of annoyance would be a person who complains about a person who anticipates a person complaining about something making a complaint about it? Or me, making passive aggressive complaints about a person complaining that a person has a complaint about a person, who complains...ow, my head hurts. Zeitgeist. Meme paradigm. Vox populi.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:25 p.m. CST

    Ford used to live in Wisconsin so driving

    by DoctorZoidberg

    a snow plow is second nature to the man.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:26 p.m. CST

    I think they sold a Star Wars toy of that vehicle, just unoffici

    by Anything But Tangerines

    Weirdass Bootleg Star Wars toys FTW

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:37 p.m. CST

    Will there be a special edition version with shit cgi

    by harryknowlesnothingaboutfilm

    You could replace the plow with a cg lizard and ford with a shit actor. It's all good people will lap it up like hot vomit on a sidewalk.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:38 p.m. CST

    These days - greenscreen with CG snow

    by performingmonkey

    If only because they probably couldn't pay to insure the cast to be anywhere near real snow! Soon even porn will be done greenscreen with CGI cock and particle effects cum. Slaps dubbed in foley 'cause the onset sound guys didn't have enough time to setup properly (I shit you know this happens plenty of times on movies).

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:39 p.m. CST

    I thought snow plows smelled bad...on the OUTside!

    by RosemarysBabyDaddy

    Obviously I have nothing useful to add...

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:40 p.m. CST

    "'Join the Rebellion', they said. 'See the galaxy,' they said."

    by Tall_Boy66

    *HONK!* "Get outta the way, fucker! I'm plowin here!"

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:40 p.m. CST

    All these pics...

    by cuthbert84

    Is there a page where someone can easily view all of the Behind the Scenes pics so far? I'm really enjoying these.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:48 p.m. CST

    ah, here we go

    by Anything But Tangerines

    spf 100000000000

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:54 p.m. CST

    scottpilgrimfan

    by lochkray

    Its actually a classic Oedipal situation. Guy wants to kill his father and have sex with his sister (who is a stand in for the non-present mother figure - either that or Luke would have to try and bone Aunt Beru). Besides, if my sister looked like a twenty year old Carrie Fisher in a tin bikini, I'd want to fuck her too. (Is that wrong?) Anyway, at the end of it all, Luke realized he couldn't have sex with Leia, Han got to do her, and doubtlessly, on the night the Death Star II died, Endor was full with the screams of Ewoks getting their furry little buttholes split apart by a very sexually frustrated Jedi, with a combination lightsaber/vibrator. (Which is also probably wrong to think about)

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 5:56 p.m. CST

    Also watched Aliens last week

    by John_McClanes_Vest

    There actually aint that many aliens in it. We only really see Marines shooting, followed by the sound of squeeling cats. Still brilliant though

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:17 p.m. CST

    Got to be Rio Bravo

    by alan_poon

    The most enjoyable western of all time.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:40 p.m. CST

    What we have learned in this talkback...

    by Turd_Has_Risen_From_The_Grave

    "Aliens" is shit, apparently. Thanks to the genius above for enlightening us all. What's next? Is Empire going to be re-branded as garbage by the revisonist mouth-breathers? Perhaps Jaws, too? Remind me why sensible people even bother coming to this shithole of a website anymore?

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:46 p.m. CST

    This pic is more interesting than THE CRYSTAL SKULL

    by Tigger Tales

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:47 p.m. CST

    Aliens DVD is shit.

    by Gorgomel

    but the Blu-Ray will be awesome. Cant wait.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:50 p.m. CST

    why we need Liforce on blu ray

    by Gorgomel

    that's why : tinyurl.com/3ym7v6x

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:52 p.m. CST

    WHAT I have to snow plow Lucas' garage?

    by RPLocke

    is that in my contract?

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:52 p.m. CST

    Yeah I love AICN's google picture of the day

    by Neck_Lucas

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:53 p.m. CST

    People who complain about stuff being cued in 3, 2, 1...

    by Tigger Tales

    Need a rectal exam. By me.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:54 p.m. CST

    Star Wars will not be forgotten

    by Turd_Has_Risen_From_The_Grave

    The OT will always be magic. But its cache as a whole has waned...it's just not that special anymore. Make no mistake, Lucas will be coming back to the well with three sequel movies, and people will line up for them regardless. But it will take something unprecendented for the saga to be seen as something cool and hip to casual audiences the way it was between '77 - '86 and '91 - '99. Self-loathing and anal hard-core Star Wars geeks have as much blame to take as Lucas. They are the new Trekkies and the majority of them are a disgrace who have taken the fun out the series with their constant whining and myopic hatred of Lucas. Ironically, while JJ's Star Trek was a steaming pile, it has made Star Trek somewhat cool again, although hardly on the scale of Wars during its heyday. The roles have now been reversed. It will take a collaboration between Lucas and a younger writer/director to do it, since Lucas is a spent force and shows no sign of catching a second wind as far as his creative powers are concerned. Star Wars can be respected again, and will - it is only a matter of time.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 6:58 p.m. CST

    This isn't about the band Nerf Herder?

    by DiscoGodfather

    C'mon, anyone else remember them? They had the song about Van Halen? They did the theme for "Buffy" for God's sake! Anyone?

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 7:04 p.m. CST

    People who are trolling the talkback in 5.4.3.2.1

    by harryknowlesnothingaboutfilm

    This is shit and that is shit. If I vented anymore spleen I would turn inside out. Let threaten people and say something controversial......... Um oh I like er jar jar yes that's right he's funny.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 7:04 p.m. CST

    Irvin Kershner is god

    by Gorgomel

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 7:06 p.m. CST

    Star Wars OT will be forgotten

    by Gorgomel

    since only the special 'shitty CGI' editions are available.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 7:17 p.m. CST

    Scott Pilgrim has already been forgotten, thank fuck...

    by Turd_Has_Risen_From_The_Grave

    Well, it would be if anyone ever actually gave a damn about it in the first place. I'm delighted it has bombed beyond all expectations. Call it just desserts after trying to ram it down our throats for months.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 7:38 p.m. CST

    I remember SCOTT PILGRIM.

    by Tigger Tales

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 7:47 p.m. CST

    Looks like he's on his way to an appearance at a junior high

    by CountryBoy

    "Don't do drugs! Stay in school! May the Force be with you!"

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 7:49 p.m. CST

    Jethro the bus driver

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    in an early role.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Great pic!

    by Arch Nemesis

    (and nice save from yesterday's which had whiners out in force...oops, no pun intended - anyway it really wasn't bad at all, sheesh, but some folks just love to bitch and moan)

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 7:58 p.m. CST

    He was drunk on a bottle of vodka or something

    by BEYONDTHUNDERDOME2GIRLS1CUPBILLCOSBY

    when he took this

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:07 p.m. CST

    Was Nerf an established brand...

    by Badger23

    when they wrote that line?

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:16 p.m. CST

    It's the Hoth Pussy-Wagon

    by TheJudger

    and It Belongs In A Museum!

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:19 p.m. CST

    amazing pic!

    by Excelciyour

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:19 p.m. CST

    Han and Leia

    by elsewhere

    Absolutely love their chemistry and dialogue in ESB. Classic stuff.<p>Also I would consider it an honor to get punched in the face by Harrison Ford.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:19 p.m. CST

    The smile has officially been passed to be.

    by Yelsaeb

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:20 p.m. CST

    Yeah, that's how you spell 'me'.

    by Yelsaeb

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:22 p.m. CST

    A new Lucas produced trilogy doesn't need a

    by TheJudger

    Younger scribe/director. It needs Lucas to respect the older fans. In otherwords dont make a sugar coated kiddied down action figure playset film. It's all good and well to have action figures and collectables, but dont make shit for the sake of making them into toys. I dont know if I want anymore Star Wars. I mean you either go way back to were it all began, or you make all the shit Luke and Rebles did pointless by making more fucking wars after Luke Balanced the force. The future of starwars is peace. The only exciting shit is in the past and even then it's not all that exciting because we already know the fucking future. Star Wars is the Wizard of OZ now. There is no need to keep telling more stories that fuck with the ones already told. Let's just enjoy what we got. That's how I feel.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:24 p.m. CST

    RE: Also watched Aliens last week

    by lv_426

    "There actually aint that many aliens in it. We only really see Marines shooting, followed by the sound of squeeling cats. Still brilliant though."<P>I'd say that is why ALIENS is brilliant in the way it presents the horror and action aspects of the story. Similar to how Ridley gave us glimpses of the alien, Cameron did the same. The aliens are much more frightening when they are mysterious and more of a force of nature (example: the silhouetted aliens charging after the marines in the air ducts). Of course, both films gave us a good look at the creatures by the end, which was a nice payoff. Alien 3 and especially Resurrection and both AvP films showed too much and downplayed the horror/suspense aspects. I suppose at that point, it was harder to make them as terrifying as they were in the first two films.<P>That's why I think an Earth War film would work better now, not only because visual effects are more advanced these days, but because those first few times experiencing the aliens is over for fans. At this point, the action and scale of a planet-wide alien infestation would be more interesting and impressive to see onscreen.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:27 p.m. CST

    TheJudger

    by lv_426

    I agree. That's why an Old Republic set STAR WARS film trilogy would work, even moreso than the prequels. It could almost stand on its own because it takes place far enough in the past in comparison to the originals and prequels.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:30 p.m. CST

    You know why aliens worked

    by TheJudger

    because the film before it only had one alien. So dealing with more than one alien was a fresh concept, that and the right guy got involved and cranked everything up perfectly, but now that you've experianced the "aliens" any foloow up would have scuked fucking cock. Because you have been exposed and they aren't going to be as scary as they were again. People can't seem to fucking get that. Aliens will never be scary again. They are pop fucking culture now. If you were scared of any of the sequel shit after aliens, your a pussy. You see them on screen and your just like, yeap... Alines man...

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:34 p.m. CST

    you're

    by TheJudger

    As in "You Are" <P>Alien fans keep infighting, trying to figure out why none of the sequels could compare to Camerons sequel. <P> I'm getting real tired of this fucking game. Look at any filnm with sequels after 2. the first sequel is a chance to kick shit up. After that if your still playing with the same idea's your fucked. Everyones adjusted to it now. You need to do something unknown to get them. A film with tons of aliens will never be scary again. Deal with it.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:38 p.m. CST

    STAR WARS loosing its "magic"

    by lv_426

    Well, not for me, but I guess for some it is or has.<P>STAR TREK will probably never be as big either in terms of what the original SW trilogy did with its massive appeal across the world.<P>I think that if in the not too distant future, someone can balance the darker more adult aspects of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA with a more PG-13 big budget epic vibe, that it could sort of become the next big STAR WARS-like sci-fi phenomenon.<P>It is really a great apocalyptic myth that can be retold in various ways, and that might be its advantage long term. BSG isn't reliant on a single creator like SW is with Lucas. BSG has been remade once, and will possible be remade again within the next decade.<P>The original BSG series was iconic but not a mega hit, while the Sci-Fi (SyFy) reboot series was a ballsy risk-taking endeavor that has given the BSG name a lot of respect.<P>Now if someone can take the basic concept and do something epic and mythic it could be a huge deal for sci-fi and casual movie audiences.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 8:43 p.m. CST

    TheJudger

    by lv_426

    "A film with tons of aliens will never be scary again. Deal with it."<P>I agree, and feel that if it can't be as scary as the first two, then maybe another film could focus more on the action elements and be exciting. That is why multiple aliens will be needed again, and many more than were in the second film. Alien 3 tried to go back to the "one alien" formula of the original, and it just didn't work as well as they thought it would.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 9:05 p.m. CST

    I love all of the sequels to nightmare and f13

    by TheJudger

    minus nightmare dream child and jason goes to hell, and the remakes. So yeah, I mean alien away but go for different when you do. Take some chances, stop winking, stop homaging, and stop replaying shit. Terminator abused the "I'll be back" I hate that fucking qoute in the film now. It was raped.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 9:59 p.m. CST

    No other actor has starred in three such genre defining films ov

    by paulloch

    How about Tom Hanks, -- Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, and Toy Story. All in a row. Throw in Big(the best switcheroo movie) and Saving Private Ryan. Or how about Dustin Hoffman -- Straw Dogs, Papillon, Lenny, All The Presidents Men, and Marathon Man. All made in a row. Throw in Tootsie and the Graduate. Both more impressive than HF, cause it mixes in comedy and drama. Pacino had Serpico(the definitive cop movie), Godfather Part II(for many the definitive sequel), and Dog Day Afternoon(the definitive Heist gone wrong movie) all in a row.

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  • Aug. 21, 2010, 11:13 p.m. CST

    Harrison's face is like:

    by ludmir88

    "the shit I have to do just to make a living" and he still has that face.

  • Aug. 21, 2010, 11:49 p.m. CST

    I bet he's making Vrrom Vroom sounds

    by RPLocke

    in his head.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 12:55 a.m. CST

    Man they fucked up Optimus again

    by Mike Fornes

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 1:53 a.m. CST

    Aliens is shit

    by TakingScorpiosCalls

    cameron's jarheads in space fetish is up there with WWE/blue comedy tour/carlos mencia.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 2:52 a.m. CST

    Always found it amusing that Han had

    by Dingbatty

    several climate variations of his original ensemble. When he bought his original duds, was he all like, "Do you have this exact style, but suitable for snow, asteroid with atmosphere, temperate, etc.?"

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 5:07 a.m. CST

    Remember, Kershner did Robocop 2

    by Lone Fox

    I think Lucas had a lot of influence on Empire. Back then, he was on a roll. As for Aliens... at the time, yeah great. Unfortunately in hindsight, it's just the hackneyed by-the-numbers blueprint for everything Cameron's done since. That guy from My Two Dads was great though.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 7:14 a.m. CST

    Back to the Future 3 was a good third sequel

    by Ray Gamma

    And now they're going and re-making the whole trilogy with Zac Efron...

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 7:26 a.m. CST

    Badger23, you're dating yourself.

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    You must be under age 25. You're no child of the 70s anyway. Yes, Nerf was long established.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 7:52 a.m. CST

    "Aliens is shit"...?

    by UltimaRex

    Fuck off. No I'm not going to argue the toss with a moron, just fuck off.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 9:17 a.m. CST

    AT-ATS....

    by Arcadian Del Sol

    WHY'D IT HAVE TO BE AT-ATS?!

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 9:40 a.m. CST

    i'm on an mdma comedown

    by IWasInJuniorHighDickhead

    so i'm going to take that 'Aliens is shit' comment as just a nasty trick my brain is playing on me. Night!

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 10:17 a.m. CST

    "Aliens Was Mostly Total Shit"?

    by mrplowking

    What are you, retarded? Aliens rules your ass. And you know it.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 11:42 a.m. CST

    That picture is epic

    by tomdolan04

    "Damn kids. Mosquito Coast? Frantic? Regarding Henry? No. In 28 years I'll still be known as a Nerf...something something. I'LL RUN YOU DOWN YOU BASTARDS. GET OFF MY LAWN" All aboard the ESB snowplough, beep beep.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 12:05 p.m. CST

    That's a cool pic.

    by Sailor Rip

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 12:11 p.m. CST

    cuthbert84

    by Sailor Rip

    Every BTS pic has a list of the others at the bottom.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 12:16 p.m. CST

    Aliens was OK...ESB was mostly shit

    by Rupee88

    word

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 12:17 p.m. CST

    I can't believe people are saying ALIENS is shit.

    by Sailor Rip

    Drive your car or your bike(most likely you're bike riding age) off a fucking cliff.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 3:09 p.m. CST

    Saying Aliens was shit

    by MandrakeRoot

    automatically renders your opinion on all cinema worthless and invalid. Sorry, but it's true. It also calls into question whether your intelligence has surpassed that of a 5-year old (assuming your not actually 5 yourself - which would explain).

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 3:20 p.m. CST

    Aliens and T2

    by TheNewDirector

    Are the greatest sequels of all time, and the set piece at cyberdyne beats the hoth attack any day.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 3:36 p.m. CST

    All the Alien movies were mostly shit

    by RPLocke

    the first and second ones are passable trying to capitalize on the sci fi craze type movies.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 3:40 p.m. CST

    All the Alien movies were mostly good at night

    by tomdolan04

    mostly

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 4:03 p.m. CST

    I see movies at night. Mostly.

    by RPLocke

    Sometimes during the day if it's a bad one.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 4:53 p.m. CST

    ESB = overrated, Aliens = awesome

    by gun_will_travel

    I will forever think of ESB as the moment in history when it became acceptable for studios to make movies that were planned as part of a series - OK for grownups, especially if you can buy all the DVDs, but agonizing for kids to wait 2 years to find out what happens. When a kid goes to the movies, he shouldn't have to expect to graduate from high school before the final installment of the damn story!<p> Fanboys seem to love ESB just because there's less muppets than the other Star Wars films. May be some merit to that, but it takes more than a lack of Ewoks to make a great film.<p> Aliens, now there was an awesome sequel, one with an ending that knew how to satisfy an audience. OK, it didn't have the creepiness of the first film. But it didn't have to - it was an action film first, and a monster movie second. I'm fine with that.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 5 p.m. CST

    Other awesome sequels

    by gun_will_travel

    as pointed out above, Star Trek: Wrath of Khan and Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Better, faster, stronger.<p>Sequels that never should have been made: Matrix: Reloaded and Matrix: Revolutions, and Jurassic Park 2.

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 6:42 p.m. CST

    paulloch

    by BP_drills_america_a_new_asshole

    Apollo 13 is a genre defining movie?! Big is a genre defining movie?! LMAO

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 9:21 p.m. CST

    ive seen t2 and esb over 30 times each...

    by The_Cliffster

    esb is my all time fave and t2 is in second place... hoth battle just pips it for me... :)

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 9:21 p.m. CST

    ive seen t2 and esb over 30 times each...

    by The_Cliffster

    esb is my all time fave and t2 is in second place... hoth battle just pips it for me... :)

  • Aug. 22, 2010, 10:15 p.m. CST

    Dadgum, Millenium Falcon

    by Cinemastorm

    That thing would freeze up in the middle of summer, ONE THE EQUATOR!

  • Aug. 23, 2010, 4:14 a.m. CST

    Show kids today the 6 SW movies...

    by Razorback

    And they will almost always choose the prequels over the originals, unless they have been coached/brainwashed by their parents. So, unfortunately for many of you 30-40somethings who can't let go, in 20 years, the prequels will be more important.

  • Aug. 23, 2010, 4:21 a.m. CST

    Re: EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

    by ArmageddonProductions

    After Lucas got his ass all bent out of shape because the production crew and what would eventually become ILM pretty much treated him like a mildly retarded janitor with a camera throughout the filming and post of STAR WARS (not to mention, having his "buddies", like Coppola, Brian DePalma, etc. telling him his l'il magnum opus was the film equivalent of used toilet paper), he decided to leave the filmmaking to the professionals (and probably bought his wife a diamond-studded uterus as a "thank you" for fixing the edit on what was likely a mess of PHANTOM MENACE proportions) and pretty much let Irvin Kirschner and company do whatever they wanted. That's why it looks and plays like a professional movie. He only "masterminded" RETURN OF THE JEDI because his ass subsequently got bent out of shape a second time (partly for the praise ladled on Kirschner after ESB came out and partly because ESB cost him a lot more money than he wanted to spend -- same reason he ejected Gary Kurz as producer), so there were always two cameras on-set: Marquand's "A" camera and Lucas's camera. Lucas making a bad, egomaniacal decision that almost flushed his one HUGELY lucky break (STAR WARS) and the sequel he was almost smart enough to make actually good?!? Gasp! Shock!

  • Aug. 23, 2010, 4:26 a.m. CST

    Re: Razorback

    by ArmageddonProductions

    Kids today also laugh at THE EXORCIST, avidly watch "Jersey Shore" and VAMPIRES SUCK and rock out to the Jonas Brothers. In twenty years, I doubt anyone will either a) be alive to remember the prequels or b) have the ability to scoop the surviving DVDs/Bu-Rays/film prints out of the atomic rubble thatI'm sure will comprise most of North America by that time, because the future generation ain't lookin' all that inspirational.

  • Aug. 23, 2010, 4:57 a.m. CST

    Re: The Other Posts

    by ArmageddonProductions

    ALIENS: Cameron had an eerie talent for knowing the movie that every fifteen-year-old kid has running in his head after seeing the original and he made it. He also made it for 18 million bucks (why there's only three or four aliens in any given shot) and did it with an ingenuity that, these days, he calls "CGI". Still in all, it's a classic, and it's not that the myriad of sequels that came after it were diminished by the effort, it's simply the fact that, when Fox is coming up with ideas like "let's set the movie on a wooden spaceship full of monks", you're probably lucky a WATCHABLE movie came out of the mess. Oh, and AVATAR was a great movie, too. All the bitching in the world about Thundersmurfs isn't gonna diminish the empirical evidence of it being the most successful movie of all time. Deal with it.</p><p> STAR WARS: STAR WARS died in '96 when the "Special Editions" came out. Hey, I had all the toys, too, when I was a wee lad, too, but I can't even watch the fucking things now. And I'm talking about the OT, not the prequels. Never saw KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL, either. That series died in '81, shortly after the end credits rolled on the original RAIDERS. What we should be doing is thanking God a WILLOW sequel never got off the ground.</p><p> Irvin Kirschner: RETURN OF A MAN CALLED HORSE? EYES OF LAURA MARS? STAKEOUT ON DOPE STREET? His only crime was saying "yes" to directing IRON MAN ... er, I mean, ROBOCOP 2.</p><p> Bitching about George Lucas: which one of you assholes keeps going to see his endless parade of cinematic prostitution? Is it you, guy who plunked down 8 bones to see KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL so you could hop on here afterwards to bitch about how bad it was and how Lucas should be shot?!? Because, thanks to your sorry ass, we have an INDY 5, a STAR WARS live-action series and more fat guys dressed up in homemade Boba Fett costumes coming down the pipe.

  • Aug. 23, 2010, 6:04 a.m. CST

    Re: P.S.

    by ArmageddonProductions

    I forgot to add on that last part: STOP GIVING LUCAS YOUR FUCKING MONEY! He obviously doesn't care that he's grinding out what appear to be 150 million dollar fifth-grade Creative Writing assignments with Harrison Ford and Liam Neeson and some kooky, racially-insensitive computer characters, and every time one of you fanboys whine about your childhood being butt-fucked, he simply replies "Next time, the cock-ring's gonna have barbs sticking out of it." However, like Han Solo, money is the one thing he DOES care about, and once that sweet green stops rolling in, he'll go back to adopting kids and clearing out the fall line at L.L. Bean. For the last goddamn time, stop feeding this guy's shit mill!

  • Aug. 23, 2010, 6:32 a.m. CST

    All that was good about Star Wars died in 1983..

    by CeejayNightwing

    ..the minute the curtains gave way to screen Return of the Jedi, otherwise known as "The Industrial Light and Muppet Show"! From then onwards its been a means to and ends, a sure-fire way of Lucas printing his own money simply by stamping the Star Wars logo on anything for sale. All those kids who grew up on the prequels are already wondering what all the fuss was about compared to Avatar, Lord of the Rings and annual spectacle of superhero flicks! Lucas will at some point pull his joker out the pack and completely remake the entire OT with Hayden Christensen playing Darth Vader. When that happens he'll have his biggest pay day ever with generations blowing their wad on the internet debating right from wrong, raped childhoods and whatever else fanboys can regurgitate before paying the bucks to see the films anyway, buy the Video and the T-shirt and still moan!

  • Aug. 23, 2010, 8:15 a.m. CST

    He's racing Scatman Crothers who is

    by durhay

    in the Shining snowcat

  • Aug. 23, 2010, 9:24 a.m. CST

    I was obsessed with ALIEN in 5th grade...

    by ufoclub1977

    Even drew a comic of the whole thing. bought every cinemafantastique, cinefex, monsters that had anything about it. I couldn't wait for ALIENS after I saw the cold dark preview that was scored with scary looped sounds from the ALIEN at a small scifi convention... But when I saw Aliens it seemed like a thrilling action movie, but I had no interest in collecting anything about it's production, drawing anything from it, reading anything about it....

  • Aug. 23, 2010, 10:57 a.m. CST

    Fucking your sister...

    by BP_drills_america_a_new_asshole

    Apparently its only if you grow up with someone you feel sick at the thought of screwing them. Its nature's way to prevent in-breeding. Luke met Leia at around 20, so he'd look at Leia the same way he would any hot girl. Incest is truly gross if you fuck your sibling having actually grown up with them.

  • Aug. 24, 2010, 8:52 a.m. CST

    cool pic!

    by FleshMachine

    yep

  • Aug. 24, 2010, 12:22 p.m. CST

    Snow Cats are so cool, they coulda had 'em in the movie.

    by Royston Lodge

    Seriously, the rebellion has space ships and Space Superiority Fighters but they need to use glorified space horses to get around in the snow?<p> How silly is it that the production team had better technology for getting around in the snow than the fucking REBELS did!!!

  • Aug. 24, 2010, 4:48 p.m. CST

    Jesus people!

    by UltimaRex

    It was one kiss. ONE. Which meant nothing. Do I need to book a mass therapy session or something?

  • Aug. 24, 2010, 11:38 p.m. CST

    Is is a mass massage therapy session?

    by Royston Lodge

    I'd be up for that, if the masseuses are all giggly asian girls.

  • Aug. 27, 2010, 7:40 p.m. CST

    Royston Lodge...

    by UltimaRex

    If you want. No "slave Leia" costumes though. It'd defeat the object...