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Questions tagged [willow]

A 1988 fantasy film starring Warwick Davis and Val Kilmer. Conceived by George Lucas and directed by Ron Howard.

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Is Alora in the 2nd Kingkiller Chronicle an homage to the movie Willow?

I have heard Patrick Rothfuss is a fan of George Lucas's Willow. Did that lead him to use the name Alora (like the baby in Willow, but spelt with an 'A') in his second Kingkiller Chronicle book?
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Is the sudden time jump in *Shadow Moon* ever explained?

So, with much trepidation, I picked up the sequel to Willow, Shadow Moon (co-written by George Lucas and Chris Claremont). I had heard that it took great liberties with the world created for the movie,...
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Is there any evidence that Lucas' “Willow” was a “Lucas-remake” of “The Hobbit”?

Citing cracked.com "5 Pop Culture Classics Created Out of Laziness": Lucas later repeated the same trick after failing to get the rights to The Hobbit: He made Willow, a film about short people in ...
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Are there any other references to Willow?

I read the first two books of the "Shadow War" Trilogy when they first came out in 1995 and 1996. As a kid I loved the movie Willow and felt that the books kind of ruined the movie for me since they ...