Episode V: The Music Calls

Episode V: The Music Calls

Blockbuster - June 11, 2019 - 25:45

George Lucas screens his film for Steven Spielberg and his friends. John Williams records a masterpiece. Theaters reject Star Wars.Set in the 1970s, this six-part original series tells the story of two big-dreaming filmmakers and friends, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, and how their personal, career and health struggles led to a movie revolution, and the greatest box office flop-turned-triumph of all time: Star Wars. If you enjoyed Blockbuster, please consider a small donation to help the creators continue making this series at and receive bonus perks, and your name in the credits! series creator @MattSchrader on Twitter🏆 Blockbuster is now an award-winning podcast! Winner of Adweek's Creative Podcast of the Year, two NYF Radio Awards, and Webby Awards Honoree for Best Miniseries. Thanks in advance for sharing Blockbuster with a friend!

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Award-winning miniseries about the filmmakers who revolutionized the movies. Season 1: George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and the 1970s Movie Revolution. Season 2: The Story of James Cameron. It's a movie for your ears.