Irvin Kershner: Articles


Irvin Kershner Dies: 'The Empire Strikes Back' Director

Faye Dunaway, Eyes of Laura Mars Irvin Kershner, the director of the (in my view) best early Star Wars saga effort, The Empire Strikes Back (1980), has died in Los Angeles “after a long illness” according to Agence France-Presse. Kershner was 87. What made me enjoy The Empire Strikes Back […]


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Irvin Kershner Dies: 'The Empire Strikes Back' Director



Keir Dullea & Gary Lockwood, Tom Hanks & Quentin Tarantino: Academy Screenings

Seated, left to right: Douglas Trumbull, Tom Hanks and Buzz Aldrin. Standing, left to right: Bruce Logan, Sid Ganis, Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood and Daniel Richter at Academy's '2001: A Space Odyssey' event. '2001: A Space Odyssey' Academy event: Cast members Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, special effects artist Douglas […]


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Keir Dullea & Gary Lockwood, Tom Hanks & Quentin Tarantino: Academy Screenings