• How ‘Star Wars' Borrows From ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    (Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars, a series where we explore the films and television properties that inspired (or in this case help us better understand) George Lucas's iconic universe. In this edition: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid .)
    Losing the screenwriter William Goldman was a blow to the world of cineastes last month. He was one of the sharpest writers ever to come to Hollywood and he had a distinct way of playing a tense scene for laughs and making giggle at how good is writing could be. 1969's Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is no exception. It's as much a comedy...
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