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Movie Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy puts the swagger back into space opera

Turns out the galaxy far, far away is a pretty boring place to visit without someone around to roll his eyes, put the moves on royalty, and demand to get paid. George Lucas learned that lesson the hard way when he failed to supply his Star Wars prequels with a Han Solo equivalent—an irreverent personality to offset all the poker-faced Jedi business. Show More Summary

MAD and Studio Gang to Design George Lucas’ Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago

Filmmaker George Lucas has appointed MAD and Studio Gang to design his proposed art museum in Chicago. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) would present a history of moving images and educate visitors on various topics concerning narrative art. The project

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Director J.J. Abrams Extols Shooting on Film vs. Digital

“Star Wars” ignited Hollywood’s digital revolution when George Lucas made 1999’s “Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace” the first movie played on digital projectors and 2002’s sequel “Attack of the Clones” the first movie shot entirely digitally. Show More Summary

Star Wars Developments: MAD architects just got tapped to...

MAD architects just got tapped to design Star Wars creator George Lucas' Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago, which will house everything for movie memorabilia to Norman Rockwell paintings. In collaboration with local Studio Gang, the scifi-enthused Beijing firm's...

the people of good taste vs. the george lucas museum

Over the past few years, George Lucas has tried to find a home for his museum, which will house his personal collection of contemporary art and, of course, the deepest collection of Star Wars memorabilia in the world. At first, he tried his backyard, San Francisco, before choosing the city of Chicago. It turns out […]

"Star Wars" Creator George Lucas Names Architect For New Chicago Museum

The director picks Beijing-based MAD Architects to design the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. George Lucas has chosen Beijing-based MAD Architects to lead the design of his new museum, planned to open on 17 acres of what is currently parking space along the Chicago lakefront in 2018. Show More Summary

George Lucas Museum Chooses an Avant-Garde Architect for Chicago Site

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The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is to be designed by Ma Yansong of the Beijing firm MAD Architects.

George Lucas Names Architects to Design His Chicago Museum

Movie legend and "Star Wars" creator George Lucas has chosen architects from Beijing and Chicago to design a museum he plans to build in Chicago.

Animated ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Has Throwback Feel

After more than 15 years of the more somber and political world of George Lucas’s prequel trilogy, and the companion “Clone Wars” animated series, “Rebels” seems like a throwback.

this is museum week on orgtheory

This week, we’ll have a series of posts dedicated to museums. Some will be personal, others academic. Here’s the line up: Tuesday: The trials of the George Lucas museum. Wednesday: Why the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame could be better. Thursday: The limits of institutional theory as applied to museums. Friday: What the Creationism […]

SDCC: Marvel Launches "Star Wars" Comics With Aaron, Cassaday, Waid and More

Marvel Comics announces three new titles set during George Lucas' "Star Wars" original trilogy.

Round-Up: Cuban heavy metal, Chicago tailgaters, the science of Koons

The Orange County Museum of Art is trying to use its Newport Beach property to finance a move to Costa Mesa, the Detroit Institute of Arts may get to keep its collection and George Lucas' Chicago museum has awoken some unlikely detractors (fans of da Bears). Plus, the fight over Vivian...

The limits of animal life on Tatooine

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Maggie Koerth-Baker on why the megafauna of George Lucas' parched desert world makes no sense. It's not the dry heat that's the problem; it's the food supply. Read the rest

Star Wars filmed entirely in Minecraft

Kids and adults across the globe are fans of George Lucas’  Star Wars and Mojang’s Minecraft, and in this trailer  the two have been added to give you a minute and a half look into the world of StarWarsCraft? (StarCraft has been taken.) I am sure a lot of people can relate and know that a lot of effort goes into building... Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy -- CAN'T NAME THE BEATLES ... 'I Wanna Say George Lucas?'

A Comedy Central star is BLASTING Rory McIlroy... after the golfer said he thought George Lucas was one of the members of the Beatles. Seriously. It all went down last night... McIlroy -- along with a bunch of other golfers includin...

Boba Fett Movie: George Lucas Says The ‘Star Wars’ Bounty Hunter Survived The Sarlacc Pit

The possibility of the Boba Fett movie focusing on an older Fett may have just gotten a short in the arm now that George Lucas has confirmed the famed bounty hunter featured in the Star Wars spinoff has definitely survived the sarlacc pit. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Boba Fett movie release

George Lucas Facing Possible Lawsuit Over Chicago Museum Build

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By RYAN REED Back in June, George Lucas announced plans to build a private museum in the Windy City, but he's facing some political opposition from Chicago open space advocates, who...Show More Summary

George Lucas vs. Chicago: Links You Need to See

What’s better than a really great long-read interview? A really great long-read interview that makes you contemplate the mortality of those you love most. Read that gem (which actually, in all seriousness, is a gem) and more in today’s links. … Read More

Is J.K. Rowling the new George Lucas?

A new "Harry Potter" story, like the Pottermore fansite before it, raises the question: How much is too much?

Album Review: Conveyor – Prime

A supposed score to George Lucas' THX 1138 lost without context.

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