George Lucas

How the Phantom Menace teaser trailer became a cinematic event

Ryan Lambie Feature Nov 26, 2014

In November 1998, Star Wars fans were queuing up to see The Phantom Menace trailer in cinemas. Ryan looks at how a teaser became an event...

41 cancelled Star Wars projects

Rob Leane Odd List Nov 14, 2014

Various Star Wars movies, games and TV shows have been canned over the years. The Force was not strong with these...

New George Lucas movie gets January 2015 release

Simon Brew News Nov 12, 2014

Strange Magic, an animated film conceived by George Lucas, is set for release in two months' time...

Star Wars Episode VII: a familiar setting teased

The Star Wars logo.
Ryan Lambie News Sep 22, 2014

JJ Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII may take in one of the most familiar settings in the franchise, it's being suggested...

Anthony Daniels on Star Wars and C-3P0: Episode VII

Simon Brew News Sep 17, 2014

Anthony Daniels will take on the role of C-3P0 again in JJ Abrams' new Star Wars film. But he did at first say no...

Killing Darth Maul: Lucas' big prequel trilogy mistake?

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 17, 2014

Darth Maul was one of most exciting new characters in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Ryan argues that George Lucas got rid of him too soon.

How George Lucas brought Star Wars to the screen

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 15, 2014

George Lucas' 1974 rough draft of Star Wars is now a Titan comic book. Ryan charts the script's evolution from page to screen classic...

Star Wars original cuts on Blu-ray: the evidence

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 19, 2014

Rumours suggest that original cuts of Star Wars are heading to Blu-ray. But how likely is that? Ryan weighs up the possibilities...

Films paid for almost entirely by a wealthy(ish) benefactor

Simon Brew Odd List Aug 1, 2014

Without the help of some brave investors, or the pockets of their makers, the following films would never have existed...

Is it time to give Howard The Duck some more love?

Wil Jones Feature Jul 24, 2014

It may have been a notorious flop in the 80s, but doesn't Howard The Duck deserve a second look? It sure does, Wil writes...

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