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Lucas Museum Could Head Back To The Bay Area

The Bay Area Council is asking George Lucas to consider Oakland as a possible home for his museum if the legal battle in Chicago continues. [ more › ]

Happy birthday, Photoshop: 25 tributes to the software that remade everything

It all started, as many institutions in our modern world did, with a bunch of Star Wars-loving geeks John Knoll, a supervisor at George Lucas' visual effects house, Industrial Light and Magic, was intrigued by an image-editing Mac app his academic brother Thomas was working on as a hobby, and started showing it around ILM. Show More Summary

'Star Wars 7': Hamill on Lucas, Abrams & Dark Side Rumors

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Mark Hamill discusses the different directing styles of George Lucas and J.J. Abrams while dispelling 'Star Wars' rumors. [...]

George Lucas Apparently Wasn't Into Telling His Star Wars Actors How Their Characters Felt

It's common knowledge that George Lucas wasn't much of a director. Don't get me wrong; he has a once in a generation mind for devising characters, outlining a story and creating a vivid unique world. But he was never one for overseeing a huge cast and crew on set. Show More Summary

George Lucas & Robert Redford's Hour and a Half Sundance Panel

If you missed all our coverage from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, you can still check out everything right here, from our reviews to our favorites of the fest. Considering there were so many films bought from the indie showcase, you'll be able to see many of the films we saw as the year progresses. Show More Summary

How JJ Abrams Will Approach the FX in Star Wars The Force Awakens

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How JJ Abrams Will Approach the FX in Star Wars The Force Awakens

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George Lucas Jokingly Revealed All The People Who Were Almost Darth Vader

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Earlierthismonthat TheMusicalCelebrationOfBroadway,thelegendaryJamesEarlJoneswashonoredandthegodfatherofStarWars,GeorgeLucas,madeanappearanceviatapedsegmentthatwasplayedattheceremony.Inthevideoabove,LucasintroducesalltheactorsthatcouldhavebeentheultimatebaddieintheoriginalStarWarstrilogy,DarthVader,whoofcoursewasplayedbyJones.

Watch George Lucas Reveal 11 People Who Could Have Played Darth Vader In Hilarious Video

This may come as a shock, but James Earl Jones was not the first person to audition for the role of Darth Vader in Star Wars, nor was he George Lucas' first choice. We know, that's pretty much blasphemy at this point, but this comes from the mouth of Lucas himself. Show More Summary

What Life Is Like Inside Jabba the Hutt

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Arguably the best thing about the original Star Wars trilogy are the puppets. As George Lucas was not yet visually unleashed by CGI, these films had to work with technical limitations to create the bold and ambitious scenes that the scrips demanded. And no puppet (except, maybe Yoda) was as memorable or complex as Jabba the Hutt. Read more...

Jupiter Ascending Is Inane From First Frame to Last

The Wachowski siblings’ sci-fi thriller Jupiter Ascending is inane from first frame to last — the dialogue is so clunky, I wondered if George Lucas had been brought in to do the rewrite. But it’s not much fun enumerating the movie’s infelicities. As they proved in their Matrix trilogy, Speed... More »

CypherAudio’s John Black reflects on 15 years of sound design for motion

Filmmaker George Lucas famously declared, “The sound and music are 50% of the entertainment in a movie.” Everyone I know who’s crafted a film or animation or game or audio-visual experience agrees with that sentiment. And yet the people responsible for sound design and music composition are often the last line item on a budget (if there’s any money left for... Read more »

All hail the new Nerd King: man builds awesome Millennium Falcon drone.

3 weeks agoHumor : Happy Place

Can someone invent a time machine and go sell this to me as a kid? Move over, George Lucas. Get the heck out of here, JJ Abrams! I can't believe you even thought you were in the running, Will Wheaton! The new King of All Nerds has been crowned. Show More Summary

George Lucas Shares Long-Lost Darth Vader Audition Tapes (It’s a Bit)

Among James Earl Jones’s many accomplishments, he played the voice of Darth Vader in the Star Wars films. The Drama League honored the esteemed actor at a gala this week, and George Lucas sent along a video revealing for the first time that Jones was not his first choice for... More »

'Star Wars Rebels' actress talks fandom, living in revolt

The 45-year-old actress is a major fan of George Lucas' sci-fi saga and did extensive preparation for her role in the CGI animated series.

Star Wars Bits: ‘Force Awakens’ Lawsuit, George Lucas, Rebels Season 2, Lando and Plot Spoilers

Lucasfilm is finally cracking down on Force Awakens leaks. That’s just one of the news bits in this edition of Star Wars Bits. Below, read about the following. Lucasfilm has filed a lawsuit against an Internet user who posted images from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Show More Summary

So, what's left to remaster?

Has there ever been a time when the word "remastered" was so prolific in the conversation, outside of the George Lucas household? Gaming was so incessantly nostalgic in 2014, you'd think it was closing after ten years. In just the last year we've se...

'Star Wars' creator George Lucas slams present-day movies

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas doesn’t think the Force is very strong in Hollywood nowadays.

Newswire: Director of The Phantom Menace says today’s movies lack substance

While attending a panel discussion at the Sundance Film Festival yesterday, George Lucas, the man who created the original Star Wars series—a phenomenon that launched an industry-wide push for increased spectacle and tie-in merchandising—and...Show More Summary

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