Fanbase Feature: 50th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘THX 1138’ (1971) Featured

As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture.


In this Fanbase Feature, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts Bryant Dillon and Phillip Kelly (writer, filmmaker, and Fanbase Press Contributor) are joined by special guests Craig Miller (Star Wars Memories, Former Director of Fan Relations at Lucasfilm) and Gavin Hignight (writer - Star Wars: Resistance, Transformers: War for Cybertron) to participate in a thorough discussion regarding THX 1138 (1971) in light of the film's 50th anniversary, with topics including the timely nature of the film's themes, what the film reveals about filmmaker George Lucas and his pre-Star Wars ambitions and interests, and more. (Beware: SPOILERS for THX 1138 abound in this panel discussion!)



Cast members
: Phillip Kelly (writer, filmmaker, and Fanbase Press Contributor), Craig Miller (Star Wars Memories, Former Director of Fan Relations at Lucasfilm), Gavin Hignight (writer - Star Wars: Resistance, Transformers: War for Cybertron), and Bryant Dillon (Fanbase Press President, writer of Identity Thief, Something Animal)


This month's sponsor: This episode of The Fanbase Weekly Podcast is sponsored by the Geek Girls Society which is an elite group of girls (ages 8-18) who celebrate their fandoms, share them with one another, and learn all about what it takes to be an AMAZING Geek Girl. There are several ways you can participate, including Geek Girls Society’s Monthly Membership. All groups are currently meeting online, and members attend meetings twice per month, offering opportunities to socialize, share your fandoms, and learn about new ones as you work on a group activity, craft, or game. All members receive a monthly packet mailed to their home with the materials needed for the month's activities, along with some other geeky schwag. You can learn more by visiting geekgirlssociety.com and by following the Geek Girls Society on Facebook.


 






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Theme Song Written and Performed by
: Adam WarRock

The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon


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