Tag Archives: George Lucas

  • ‘George Lucas: A Life’: New Biography by Brian Jay Jones

    ‘George Lucas: A Life’: New Biography by Brian Jay Jones

    George Lucas, the legendary filmmaker behind American Graffiti and THX-1138 (not to mention the perennially popular Indiana Jones series which he created in collaboration with Steven Spielberg), is the subject of a new biography by Brian Jay Jones. It’s called George Lucas: A Life. George Lucas: A Life covers, you guessed it, the life of […]

  • ‘The World According to Star Wars’ by Cass Sunstein

    ‘The World According to Star Wars’ by Cass Sunstein

    Over-analyzing Star Wars is one of our nation’s most treasured pastimes, but perhaps there’s a way to do it that can enhance your life and wisdom rather than chip away at your already fragile maturity. Author Cass Sunstein takes this approach with his new book, The World According to Star Wars. The World According to Star Wars uses […]

  • ‘Star Wars’: All Six Films Getting First Digital Release (Video)

    ‘Star Wars’: All Six Films Getting First Digital Release (Video)

    One of the unfortunate byproducts of the transition from tangible media like DVD and Blu-ray to online streaming is the death of bonus material like documentaries, trailers, commentary tracks, and the like. But that might be changing soon, depending on the success of the upcoming digital release of all six Star Wars movies (oh, who am I […]

  • 9 Of The Most Expensive Pieces Of ‘Star Wars’ Memorabilia

    9 Of The Most Expensive Pieces Of ‘Star Wars’ Memorabilia

    If there’s one thing the recent sale of Lucasfilm and the Star Wars universe to Disney proves, it’s that Star Wars is worth a hell of a lot of money. But savvy collectors and investors in memorabilia have known that for many years, as Star Wars merchandise of all kinds has sold for big money. […]

  • Harrison Ford Rumored To Play Han Solo In Next ‘Star Wars’ Movie

    Harrison Ford Rumored To Play Han Solo In Next ‘Star Wars’ Movie

    You almost certainly remember the recent announcement that George Lucas sold his company Lucasfilm (along with the Star Wars universe) to Disney, and that Disney was planning on releasing a new trilogy of films. Now, it’s time for the inevitable rumors about what those movies will be like, and maybe even most interestingly, who will […]

  • Disney Buys LucasFilm, Sets Stage For Three More ‘Star Wars’ Movies

    Disney Buys LucasFilm, Sets Stage For Three More ‘Star Wars’ Movies

    In news that was quite surprising to many pop culture fans, Star Wars creator George Lucas sold his company LucasFilm to Disney for $4 billion dollars, allowing Disney to make plans for another new trilogy of official Star Wars films, while also exploring countless other options for the popular movie franchise. For his part, Lucas […]