Posts by tag: EMLA 2020

Nick Gillard | The Man Who Taught Jedis To Use A Lightsaber

Star Wars stunt coordinator and sword master Nick Gillard reflects on his days with the Jedi of the Old Republic.

 

Batman and the Joker | Designing Gotham

In this blog, we are looking into the design of two characters who are the epitome of hero vs. antihero – Batman and his infamous arch nemesis, the Joker – and how over several decades, the look of both has dramatically transformed.

 

Unwrapped | The Mummy’s Many Returns

Of all the classic Gothic-horror monsters brought to cinematic life (or rather, undeath) by Universal Studios during its pre-war Golden Age, the Mummy remains the most mysterious — or, at least, the hardest to pin down.

 

The Best of Obi-Wan Kenobi

When Princess Leia Organa is cornered and desperate, knowing the fate of the galaxy rests on what she does next, she knows there is only one person to call: Obi-Wan Kenobi. Her only hope.

 

Christopher Lee | Vampire, Villain and Everything in Between

Throughout their careers, actors can portray characters with a multitude of different professions, backstories, nationalities. However, few actors have lived such a varied life themselves. Sir Christopher Lee was an exception. Before a career in which he would be officially crowned ‘The Centre of the Hollywood Universe’, he was in the RAF; conducted espionage in North Africa; and tracked down Nazi war criminals. He later found fame in Hammer horror films, playing Frankenstein’s Monster, The Mummy and Dracula, before moving to Hollywood and facing off against James Bond, the Fellowship of the Ring, and Anakin Skywalker.

 

360 Exhibition | Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction – UK 2020

Welcome to this week’s special edition of the Prop Store Live Auction preview blog taking a special look around the 2020 London Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction exhibition…

007 Things You Didn’t Know About Bond

Almost 60 years on from Dr. No, people still can’t get enough of James Bond, as the hunger for the still-delayed No Time To Die surely shows. With several artefacts from the world of 007 appearing in our upcoming EMLA – from Pierce Brosnan’s Walther PPK to Daniel Craig’s Skyfall tuxedo – we thought we’d reveal a few fascinating facts about the franchise that you might not yet have heard…