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What to Expect from Disney’s New Star Wars

They're used to the Jedi Order, the Dark Lords of the Sith and the Galactic Empire... but how will 'Star Wars' deal with the House of Mouse?

The Blu-Ray Menace; or, Who Really Owns Star Wars?

You may recently have noticed a disturbance in the Force, as if billions of voices suddenly got royally pissed off and cried out in Internet discussion threads...

Is George Lucas Repeating Himself?

A Google search of the phrase "Open Letter to George Lucas" yields 1,120 results. By this measure, Lucas is the recipient of more unsolicited advice than either...

A Conversation with George Lucas

Movie history can be divided, without much forcing of the issue, into two eras: before Star Wars and after. The landscape before the first Star Wars film, in...

Biz Briefs: Movies Made Easy

George Lucas is again breaking ground. The billionaire director, famous for blockbusters like Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark, has built a new empire. It's...

Movies: Dark Side Rising

Toward the end of Revenge of the Sith, the malefic Darth Sidious advances on Yoda, most of whose comrades on the Jedi Council have been cruelly cut down as the...

Dark Victory

Maybe George Lucas ought to get out more. For the past three years, as he ruled his multimedia empire from the palatial redoubt of Skywalker Ranch in Marin...

Star Wars: Attack Of The Digital Clones

Star Wars director George Lucas publicly lashed out against online movie trading last week, but some wonder whether he didn't do himself a disservice by shooting...

Blockbuster Summer: Let the Battle Begin!

Recipe for a May blockbuster: teen misfit falls in love, disobeys a sympathetic father figure, battles monsters and stumbles toward a complicated manhood. We...

Being George Lucas

Everybody has a favorite Star Wars scene. Mine's the one where Mace Windu stands up in the Jedi council and quotes Ezekiel 25:17—"You will know my name is the...

THE LUCAS WARS

George Lucas is at it again. and all the studio bosses in Hollywood are hoping the Force will be with them as each pleads with the filmmaker for the chance to...

Ready, Set, Glow!

RICHARD CORLISSA short time from now, in a theater not far from you ... the creatures will assemble in a movie-plex queue so long it might seem...