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Star Wars Traveller – Scarif (a.k.a. Canary Wharf Station, UK)

The synopsis of the excellent ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story‘ (2016) was basically the entire opening crawl from ‘Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope’ (1977) and it was the first Star Wars film to introduce locations with on-screen captions. The real … Continue reading

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The Complete A-Z Of Filming Locations On Tokyo Fox

   Back in April 2008 I went to Phuket (Thailand) and soon realised that I was more interested in seeing the island from the James Bond film ‘The Man With The Golden Gun‘ (1974), and the hostel and beach from ‘The … Continue reading

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TF Top 20……Tokyo Fox Hits Of 2015

So 2016 has only just begun and already Tokyo Fox is looking back!! For about six years now there have been exactly ten new posts on here each and every month and these are the twenty from 2015 which got the most … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Star Wars Filming Locations

When ‘The Force Awakens‘ hits cinema’s worldwide mid-December it will bring a 22 year wait to an end as the story of Luke, Han, Leia, Chewie, R2D2, C3P0 and so on continues. Of course there’s a brand new supporting cast … Continue reading

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Star Wars Traveller – Naboo Revisited (a.k.a. Watford, UK)

Four years ago I visited Whippendell Wood in Watford which was used in ‘Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace‘ to portray the forest of Naboo. Back then I was fairly satisfied with my visit but heavy snow in the area meant that it looked … Continue reading

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A New Hope Filming Locations: Star Wars Traveller – Yavin 4 (a.k.a. Tikal)

Nineteen seconds! Just NINETEEN SECONDS! That is as long as the ‘Star Wars Episode IV‘ scene in Guatemala lasted. The shot of Tikal, first seen on 98 minutes (and again on 105 mins), features the Millennium Falcon spaceship flying over … Continue reading

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California Filming Locations #4: Star Wars Traveller – Tatooine (a.k.a. Death Valley)

Having been to see the Star Wars filming locations of Tunisia, Italy, Spain and England I thought that was the end of the ‘Star Wars Traveller’ series but not so as I couldn’t go to the USA and be so … Continue reading

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The Phantom Menace Filming Locations: Star Wars Traveller – Naboo (a.k.a. Watford, UK)

On the 23rd December I was back in England and in the capital itself so I decided to go on the underground to Watford station (at the end of the Metropolitan line) with the idea of walking from there to … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……10 Filming Location Trips For 2010

1. Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones, 2002 (More details here, here & here)    2. The Bourne Ultimatum, 2007 (More details here)   3. Anna & The King, 1999 (More details here)   4. Casino Royale, 2006 (More details here)   5. Indiana Jones … Continue reading

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Attack Of The Clones Filming Locations: Star Wars Traveller – Naboo (a.k.a. Como)

You may think that an afternoon of seeking out ‘Casino Royale‘ and Star Wars Episode II film scenes at the Villa del Balbianello would be enough for one day. Not for me though because while I was walking back to my hotel … Continue reading

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