Star Wars — a clever a capella tribute

There are so, so many Star Wars tributes and parodies out there, I generally don’t bother to keep up with them all, but this one is pretty clever on a number of levels — starting with the fact that it is based entirely on themes that John Williams wrote for other popular movies — so I had to make note of it here.

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NOV 11 UPDATE: Apparently this video, while clever, isn’t quite as clever as I thought; the guy who appears above is lip-syncing a track that was originally recorded by four other guys under the name Moosebutter. Details here. And here is a video of three Moosebutter members performing the song live:

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About Peter T. Chattaway

Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his award-winning film column for that paper, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He has also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005) and The Bible in Motion: A Handbook of the Bible and Its Reception in Film (De Gruyter, 2016).


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