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Valerian - Destined to be the next Star Wars?

Valerian – an upcoming film by Luc Besson may have been just as influential to Star Wars as Star Wars will be to it. Based on the French comic from the 1970s “Valérian and Laureline”, Valerian will be coming out in theaters July 21, 2017 and will be titled “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”. 1,044 more words

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American Graffiti (1973)


American Graffiti would make a fine double-bill with Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused. Certainly, outside of the veneer of nostalgia there is in both films an air of sadness, of an innocence lost, although in Lucas’ film it is less pronounced. 87 more words

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Drawn to the Dark Side

Over the past couple of months I’ve found myself more and more interested in the lore of Star Wars and the massive universe created by George Lucas. 325 more words


Imagine yourself directing a solidly budgeted Saturday matinee serial homage whose production is a living nightmare and whose whole crew believes said living nightmare will turn into a disastrous flop until it turns into a global phenomenon that revolutionizes cinema, for better and for worse; if you haven’t guessed by now, that’s George Lucas’s experience directing… 195 more words


Star Wars se schimbă din mers

Star Wars se schimbă din mers Star Wars universe se schmibă de la un film la altul. Filmele Star Wars ar putea pierde unul dintre elementele lor reprezentative. 24 more words



Things I learned from this old, olde interview:

1) making Star Wars is really hard

2) Rick McCallum and the Empire staff were a right bunch of dicks in March 1999

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Movie Mastery - Howard the Duck (1986)


It was 1985, and with two years separating George Lucas from Return of the Jedi, it was a sure bet the world was his oyster, and he could make any movie he wanted.  49 more words