Legendary sound designer Ben Burtt describes the surprising noises he and his team recorded and later combined to produce the sound of the Millennium Falcon's malfunctioning hyperdrive. I wonder if we'll be hearing any of these noises in The Force Awakens.
Star Wars fans should count themselves lucky that George Lucas found talented sound designer Ben Burtt to bring the audible portion of his scifi universe to life. Because as this video proves, Star Wars would have been a much different movie with a less talented foley artist in charge.
Ralph McQuarrie Joe Johnston's original concept art for Boba Fett put the bounty hunter in an all-white costume. Although Fett eventually got a multicolored look, an early screen test showed him in the white outfit.
Some of the strangest sounds in scifi movies and television come out of equally strange musical instruments. Here are three weird instruments you've probably never seen, but have almost definitely heard before.
You've probably heard the Wilhelm Scream dozens of times in different movies and television shows without realizing it, but it's one of those things that once you hear, you'll always be able to identify it afterwards. It's now become an in-joke amongst sound editors who try to insert it into their films whenever…