The Phantom Menace

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...

Liam Neeson and the modern masculinity crisis

James Clayton Feature Sep 19, 2014

Liam Neeson again plays a tough guy with a past in A Walk Among The Tombstones. James looks at the masculine thread in Neeson's films...

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.

100 years of animated characters in live-action films

Ryan Lambie Feature Jun 18, 2014

From 1914 to Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes in the present, Ryan charts the evolution of animated characters in live-action film...

The James Clayton Column: Sci-fi films ready for a remake

James Clayton Feature Feb 7, 2014

With the new RoboCop out now, James considers some sci-fi films that might, just might, benefit from an imaginative remake...

Positives to take from the Star Wars prequels

Rob Leane Feature Jan 15, 2014

For Star Wars: Episode VII, should JJ Abrams ignore the prequels altogether? Rob optimistically looks for some positives...

Sahara Desert about to cover Star Wars Tatooine set

Simon Brew News Oct 21, 2013

The Tunisian set of Mos Espa, used by George Lucas in the Star Wars prequels, doesn't have too long left...

The things the movies think computers do

Den Of Geek Odd List Mar 20, 2013

Far from the familiar tools we use every day, computers are the stuff of magic, if Hollywood's to be believed...

Lucasfilm removes Star Wars re-releases from schedule

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Simon Brew News Jan 29, 2013

The 3D re-releases of Star Wars: Attack Of The Clones and Revenge Of The Sith have been cancelled...

Terence Stamp on Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

Simon Brew News Jan 29, 2013

Terence Stamp didn't get on with George Lucas, and found working on Star Wars: The Phantom Menace "boring"...

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