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MPNnow.com
Sweetheart Auction benefits Wayne County animalsevent also features a "Star Wars" 20th anniversary 11-by-14 photo signed by Mar
MPNnow.com / Posted 20 hours ago
event also features a "Star Wars" 20th anniversary 11-by-14 photo signed by Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, George Lucas, Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker. Other star-studded items include country performer Garth Brooks’ “Midnight... Read more
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Wayne Post
Sweetheart Auction benefits Wayne County animalsevent also features a "Star Wars" 20th anniversary 11-by-14 photo signed by Mar
Wayne Post / Posted 20 hours ago
event also features a "Star Wars" 20th anniversary 11-by-14 photo signed by Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, George Lucas, Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker. Other star-studded items include country performer Garth Brooks’ “Midnight... Read more
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The News & Observer
What does Raleigh’s competition for Amazon look like?rock stars, more engineers and more sunshine,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a st
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
rock stars, more engineers and more sunshine,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a statement. “The Olympics, two NFL teams, and George Lucas all know L.A. is the future – so should Amazon. And we love that Jeff Bezos already has a home here.” Bezos has... Read more
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/Film
Dune Remake Will Be "Star Wars For Adults," Denis Villeneuve Saysnovel published in 1965, years before the first Star Wars film came out in 1977
/Film / Posted 2 days ago
novel published in 1965, years before the first Star Wars film came out in 1977. In fact, Star Wars director George Lucas has acknowledged the influence that Dune had on early drafts of A New Hope, so it’s fitting that Villeneuve may... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
The Post is lazy and rushed would-be prequel to All The Presidents MenGraham in The Post. Photo: Twentieth Century Fox/Entertainment One The Post (1
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
Graham in The Post. Photo: Twentieth Century Fox/Entertainment One The Post (12A) Until now Steven Spielberg, a buddy of George Lucas since before they were successful, has largely steered clear of the prequel business. Here though he sort of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Blind Spot: 'Star Wars'I was on the verge of falling asleep. Then the scene at the bar with all the we
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
I was on the verge of falling asleep. Then the scene at the bar with all the weird creatures — who had to have existed in George Lucas’ childhood nightmares — finally got my attention. Ford’s screen presence elevated the movie from a potential... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'The Post,' 'Humor Me' and other movie picks for Jan. 19space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (Justin Chang) PG-13. Three Billboards Outside... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieskept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more s
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
kept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more sunshine. The Olympics, two NFL teams, and George Lucas all know L.A. is the future — so should Amazon. And we love that Jeff Bezos already has a home here," LA Mayor... Read more
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FOX Carolina
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieskept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more s
FOX Carolina / Posted 2 days ago
kept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more sunshine. The Olympics, two NFL teams, and George Lucas all know L.A. is the future — so should Amazon. And we love that Jeff Bezos already has a home here," LA Mayor... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieskept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more s
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
kept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more sunshine. The Olympics, two NFL teams, and George Lucas all know L.A. is the future — so should Amazon. And we love that Jeff Bezos already has a home here," LA Mayor... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieskept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more s
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
kept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more sunshine. The Olympics, two NFL teams, and George Lucas all know L.A. is the future — so should Amazon. And we love that Jeff Bezos already has a home here," LA Mayor... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieskept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more s
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
kept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more sunshine. The Olympics, two NFL teams, and George Lucas all know L.A. is the future — so should Amazon. And we love that Jeff Bezos already has a home here," LA Mayor... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieskept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more s
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
kept under wraps. "We've got rockets and rock stars, more engineers and more sunshine. The Olympics, two NFL teams, and George Lucas all know L.A. is the future — so should Amazon. And we love that Jeff Bezos already has a home here," LA Mayor... Read more
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Missoulian
Interior bids good riddance to advisory board; members say Zinke ignored themThe other resignees included Grand Lake, Colorado, Mayor Judy Burke; former dir
Missoulian / Posted 3 days ago
The other resignees included Grand Lake, Colorado, Mayor Judy Burke; former director of the George Lucas Educational Foundation Milton Chen; conservation lands executive Belinda Faustinos; University of Kentucky assistant professor Carolyn Finney;... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Spielberg explains why he rushed to make Streep-Hanks starrertoday? You went to Cal State University, Long Beach, instead. Had I gone to USC
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
today? You went to Cal State University, Long Beach, instead. Had I gone to USC, I might have been holding lights for George Lucas, instead of directing (laughs). So maybe it was good that I went someplace without any competition. Do you... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Jane Fonda recovering after cancer removed from lipfor LACMALOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor Jane Fonda attends the 2017 LACMA
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
for LACMALOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor Jane Fonda attends the 2017 LACMA Art + Film Gala Honoring Mark Bradford and George Lucas presented by Gucci at LACMA on November 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Jane Fonda recovering after cancer removed from lipfor LACMALOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor Jane Fonda attends the 2017 LACMA
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
for LACMALOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor Jane Fonda attends the 2017 LACMA Art + Film Gala Honoring Mark Bradford and George Lucas presented by Gucci at LACMA on November 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty... Read more
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/Film
Why Lightsaber Colors Are Important in the Star Wars Universedays before millennials came around and ruined everything, including weaponry.
/Film / Posted 5 days ago
days before millennials came around and ruined everything, including weaponry. To develop the concept of the lightsaber, George Lucas harkened back to the fantasy adventure movies of the ‘40s, where romance and chivalry reigned supreme. Lucas... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hilarious photos of people wearing the right shirt at the right timevery clear about his life goals, and was delighted when he was able to realise
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
very clear about his life goals, and was delighted when he was able to realise them by meeting director Steven Spielberg George Lucas is likely to have met many Star Wars enthusiasts, however, this fan's tribute was a little more... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
Is “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” a force of Good or Evil?feels more balanced. I mostly just hated all the meta-jokes during the terrible
Ball State Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
feels more balanced. I mostly just hated all the meta-jokes during the terrible final act of the film, where it seemed like George Lucas had his hands on the script during the process. It’s like poetry; it’s eye-rollingly dumb to read when it’s... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Star Wars theology: Saga is personal and a ritualsince kids in the first "Star Wars generation" asked: "Is the Force the same th
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
since kids in the first "Star Wars generation" asked: "Is the Force the same thing as God?" Later, kids viewing the second George Lucas trilogy faced the puzzling Nativity story of Anakin Skywalker. The future Darth Vader was conceived by... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Paddington 2' and other movie picks for Jan. 12space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (Justin Chang) PG-13. Three Billboards Outside... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
The Force re-awakened: Rian Johnson talks evolution of 'The Last Jedi'He had the gargantuan task of making a film that would fit within the framework
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 9 days ago
He had the gargantuan task of making a film that would fit within the framework of the sprawling story writer-director George Lucas created 40 years ago. That's not to say Johnson, 44, didn't have his share of surreal moments on the set, like... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
The Force re-awakened: Rian Johnson talks evolution of 'The Last Jedi'He had the gargantuan task of making a film that would fit within the framework
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
He had the gargantuan task of making a film that would fit within the framework of the sprawling story writer-director George Lucas created 40 years ago. That's not to say Johnson, 44, didn't have his share of surreal moments on the set, like... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
The Force re-awakened: Rian Johnson talks evolution of 'The Last Jedi'He had the gargantuan task of making a film that would fit within the framework
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 9 days ago
He had the gargantuan task of making a film that would fit within the framework of the sprawling story writer-director George Lucas created 40 years ago. That's not to say Johnson, 44, didn't have his share of surreal moments on the set, like... Read more
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Daily Mail
That's more than triple what the top floor of Trump Tower sold forAvenue condo in the Windy City, bought for $18.75 million. The owners of that p
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Avenue condo in the Windy City, bought for $18.75 million. The owners of that property are believed to be filmmaker George Lucas and his wife, Chicago business executive Mellody Hobson. Finally, now coming in at fourth place for most... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Heroic efforts that made Marin shouldn’t be vilifiedsingle-family homeowners. Dillon writes, “In recent years, Marin residents hav
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 10 days ago
single-family homeowners. Dillon writes, “In recent years, Marin residents have blocked housing of all kinds,” seizing on George Lucas’ failed attempt to build affordable housing in the remote location at Grady Ranch at the western edge of Lucas... Read more
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Box Office Prophets
December 2017 Box Office RecapThe eighth main Star Wars film, from the original twenty seven George Lucas ima
Box Office Prophets / Posted 11 days ago
The eighth main Star Wars film, from the original twenty seven George Lucas imagined during a fever dream in 1974, still sees R2-D2 and C3PO watching in horror as mortal humans try their damnedest to tear the galaxy apart. I think HAL had the right... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Star Wars replica spaceship comes to lifewas put in place on Tuesday at Chadstone Shopping Centre, completing an arduous
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
was put in place on Tuesday at Chadstone Shopping Centre, completing an arduous build spanning two weeks. Fans of George Lucas' long-running space odyssey pieced together the stunning five-metre replica as Star Wars-mania soars amid the... Read more
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News.com.au
Star Wars replica spaceship comes to lifewas put in place on Tuesday at Chadstone Shopping Centre, completing an arduous
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
was put in place on Tuesday at Chadstone Shopping Centre, completing an arduous build spanning two weeks. Fans of George Lucas' long-running space odyssey pieced together the stunning five-metre replica as Star Wars-mania soars amid the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Happy End,' 'The Post' and other movie picks for Jan. 5space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (Justin Chang) PG-13. Three Billboards Outside... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Movie Guide: Capsule reviews of current filmscontent, graphic nudity, violence and language) ★★★ (M.L.) Star Wars: The Last
The Middletown Press / Posted 17 days ago
content, graphic nudity, violence and language) ★★★ (M.L.) Star Wars: The Last Jedi Action. The penultimate entry in the George Lucas-created space opera nonology finds Rey joining Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jeff Denham beat back a recall. Can he survive a blue wave, too?filings by Rob Pyers, research director for the California Target Book. Among H
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
filings by Rob Pyers, research director for the California Target Book. Among Harder’s campaign contributors are filmmaker George Lucas, a native of Modesto. Lucas contributed $2,700 in September, federal filings show. His sister, Kate Nyegaard,... Read more
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Missoulian
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
Missoulian / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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The World
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
The World / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
Santa Maria Times / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
Sioux City Journal / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
Rapid City Journal / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
The Times and Democrat / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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The Sentinel
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
The Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choiceswriter-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 17 days ago
writer-director Rian Johnson’s grand space opera is the first flat-out terrific “Star Wars” movie since “The Empire Strikes Back,” full of dramatic echoes of George Lucas’ original trilogy but also rich in surprise and imagination. (J.C... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Clarence Page: ‘Star Wars,’ meet culture wars, the fan-time menaceThe question has been raised before, as George Lucas' 40-year-old franchise has
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
The question has been raised before, as George Lucas' 40-year-old franchise has become more racially and gender diverse in its casting. The web is abuzz with, among others, thin-skinned conservative critics who detect what they see as increasingly... Read more
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Bizjournals
Disney dominates 2017’s $11 billion domestic box officeLast Jedi,” Disney’s post-acquisition “Star Wars” releases have made more at th
Bizjournals / Posted 18 days ago
Last Jedi,” Disney’s post-acquisition “Star Wars” releases have made more at the global box office than the studio paid for George Lucas’ company. This simplistic stat doesn’t factor in how much Disney spent to make these films or market them, nor... Read more
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asianage
Secrets of the Star Wars scorethe clouds, while ominous music plays in the background. Originally, a hint of
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
the clouds, while ominous music plays in the background. Originally, a hint of Luke’s theme was also supposed to play, but George Lucas changed the music. Because of this, Darth Vader’s return to the light at the end of the film comes as a complete... Read more
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Games Radar
Monks, warriors, crazy old hermits, muppets, or just big fibbers? Here's the real history of the Jedimight belong to Japanese auteur Akira Kurosawa. Introduced to Kurosawa’s class
Games Radar / Posted 20 days ago
might belong to Japanese auteur Akira Kurosawa. Introduced to Kurosawa’s classics by fellow filmmaker John Milius, a young George Lucas borrowed the peasants from The Hidden Fortress (for C-3PO and R2-D2) and more besides for his Jedi. ‘Jedi’... Read more
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Daily Mail
Paul McCartney enjoys power lunch with Stella and pal George LucasSir Paul McCartney, 75, enjoys power lunch with daughter Stella, 46, and produc
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Sir Paul McCartney, 75, enjoys power lunch with daughter Stella, 46, and producer pal George Lucas, 73, in St Barts... as the trio boast a net worth of £4.5 BILLION He has been soaking up the winter sun in St Barts on his annual family holiday. But... Read more
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