BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 08: Producer George Lucas, Mellody Hobson and Dreamworks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg attend the Anti-Defamation League's Centennial Entertainment Industry Award Dinner at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 8, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.
the last three that George Lucas made were horrible. He ruined the franchise, which is perfect. You’re going to come in there like Jesus Christ himself and save the franchise.More quotes »
JJ Abrams boldly going from 'Trek' to 'Star Wars'
says, remains to be seen.Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII" is part of big plans for The Walt Disney Co., which bought George Lucas ' Lucasfilm empire last year for $4.05 billion. The company is planning three sequels and two stand-alone spinoff movies focusing Read more »
Ray Harryhausen dead: 'Star Wars' special effects master was 92
special effects whose work was beloved by fantasy film lovers and influenced industry heavyweights such as "Star Wars" creator George Lucas , has died. He was 92.Biographer and longtime friend Tony Dalton confirmed that Harryhausen died Tuesday at London's Read more »
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Four-Links – preservation exhibit, Graffiti 40th, soggy Sebring, Johnny Cash’s Plymouth
Autoculture this week reminded us that 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most popular car guy movies: George Lucas’s “American Graffiti.” Sign up to receive Hemmings in a FREE Daily email Newsletter. The latest headlines, stories and Finds of The 5/17/13 from Hemmings Auto Blogs Read more »
New book reveals story behind epic Western 'The Searchers'
while a vengeful uncle launches a years-long quest to find her. Modern directors like Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have sung the film's praises and borrowed its themes of racial hatred, obsession and redemption. For the first time, this from CNN Read more »
Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories' (Columbia)
musical, that's because it might as well be. Starlight Express, Jesus Christ Superstar, the lovechild of Bob Fosse and George Lucas: These are good touch points. Cameo, Sister Sledge, Kid Creole and the Coconuts: also fine. "I wanted to do an album with the from Spin Read more »
Life After Death Project: Forrest J Ackerman's Friends Claim He's Speaking To Them From The Dead
away in 2008, is a legend in the sci-fi community, for, among other things, coining the phrase "sci-fi." Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Peter Jackson were among the avid readers of his influential Famous Monsters Of Flimland magazine. Ackerman was a skeptic from The Huffington Post Read more »
Directors Cut Scorcese
an influential director for the past twenty years. In the 60’s class of directors that included, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma, and Steven Spielberg. Scorsese ranks with this class of artists, and his movies have changed the film industry from All Free Essays Read more »