empire strikes back

Long-lost short film that aired before 'Star Wars Episode V' getting full reboot 35 years later

In 1980, when Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back premiered in Europe and Australia, showings were preceded by a short film, Black Angel. Soon after its debut, the negatives of the film had gotten misplaced. Three years ago, however, it was found and fully restored. Directed by Roger Christian, the George Lucas-sanctioned clip features an epic showdown between […]