The More You Know

I have spent the majority of my adult life wondering how Han Solo always knew what Chewie was saying.  Shyriiwook (that’s the official name of the Wookiee language) always seemed to just be a collection of growls, moans and the odd yell, not unlike my wife, [zing!]. To clear the air, How To Speak Wookie is here. Written by Wu Kee Smith, who has helpfully put out ten key phrases, as well as the proper way to pronounce all of them. This also features a soundboard so that readers can hear how to correctly pronounce what they’re learning! Tell me you don’t want this.

With intergalactic travel easier than ever, Wookiees can now be found on nearly every planet in the galaxy and on starships everywhere in between. This helpful guide teaches citizens of the galaxy key phrases in the Wookiee language, eliminating near-fatal encounters with notoriously short-tempered Wookiees while smoothing the way to lasting partnerships and friendships. The handy sound module—recorded by Chewbacca himself!—demonstrates proper pronunciation of ten key phrases.



Source Geek Tyrant

I am going to keep this brief before I start dipping into a fan boy flood and start gushing like a school girl with a huge crush on that one artsy guy. Terry Gilliam is a genius and horribly underrated by Hollywood. The film industry as a whole should take lessons from the man who started out as the animator on Monty Python’s Flying Circus and grew into one of movie makings most visionary film makers.

What lessons you may ask? Well, recently he sat down with Filmmaker Magazine and gave a handy ten point list that’s a great read for budding film makers and movie lovers alike.

You can read it after the jump.