Legendary actor Harrison Ford, now synonymous with highly successful franchises like "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones," says he's still ambitious.
After more than 40 years in the business it seems that Dennis Muren, the man who blew up the Death Star, thinks that special effects might have lost their lustre… Renowned for his work on the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, Dennis Muren is a legend amongst the visual effects industry. And while you might not have heard of him, you've almost certainly seen his work. Having contributed to an astonishing range of films including 'Star Wars', 'Indiana Jones' and even 'Jurassic Park', his influence stretches across some of the greatest films ever made. And now, as a Creative Director at ILM, Dennis helps to shape the way we watch some of the biggest blockbuster movies… but it seems he doesn't think special effects are as ground-breaking as they used to be.
The Indiana Jones Adventure ride at Disneyland lets fans of the classic film series live out fantasies of riding alongside that famous archaeologist and adventurer. But that attraction is all a fabrication of Disney’s talented Imagineers. For an up-close look at the film franchise, the Discovery Science Center in Orange County, California is now featuring an exhibit called “Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archeology,” on display through April 21, 2013 featuring original and instantly recognizable props, costumes, and artwork.