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For a Limited Time, Watch the 1967 Student Short That Launched George Lucas Into Scifi History

A long-ish time ago (1967) in a galaxy not so far away (the University of Southern California), a student named George Lucas was hard at work on a short film with a long title: Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB. This landmark early work is online for the first time, thanks to scifi channel Dust. Read More >>

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Apparently, George Lucas Still Offers Suggestions About the Jedi

Ever since George Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney for $4 billion, the Star Wars creator has been on the outside looking in. However, it seems that when he gets the chance, he still likes to make a suggestion or two. Read More >>

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Of Course Princess Leia Has a Space PhD

Over the weekend, the internet promptly freaked out when it rediscovered that George Lucas described part of Princess Leia’s backstory for the first Star Warsmovie as someone who “got her PhD at nineteen.” But, in all honesty, why should we be so surprised to learn that she’s Dr. Leia Organa, PhD? Read More >>

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Pixar’s Demo Reel From the ’80s Is a Trip to the Digital Dark Ages

Pixar may be known for its eye-popping animation and airtight storytelling these days, but in 1988 it was a struggling high-end computer manufacturer with a demo video aimed at boring government bureaucrats. Read More >>

George Lucas Has Had Nothing to Do With the Story for Indiana Jones 5

Which means we can probably look forward to George Lucas throwing shade at Indiana Jones 5 after it comes out. Read More >>

George Lucas Is Taking His Museum Away from Chicago

After a prolonged battle with San Francisco’s NIMBY empire, George Lucas announced two years ago that he would take his giant filmmaking museum project to the friendlier shores of Chicago. Now, after yet another long and protracted battle with Chicago’s NIMBYs, he’s abandoning his plans there, too. Read More >>

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George Lucas’ Wild Theory About the Narrator of Star Wars Makes So Much Sense

We all know who the main characters of George Lucas’ six Star Wars films are: Anakin Skywalker, his son and daughter, and their friends. But who’s the narrator? Turns out Lucas had a crazy theory that makes total sense. Read More >>

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Small Rebel Force Wants George Lucas to Direct the Next Next Star Wars Movie

Despite seeming to not really like the direction taken by Episode VII, George Lucas should be forced to return to the series by new owner Disney -- because an internet petition says so. Read More >>

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George Lucas Moans About “Retro” Force Awakens

Former boss of Star Wars George Lucas is continuing to mildly grind his axe to send sparks in Disney's direction, using an interview to complain about the franchise's latest film being a bit too "retro" without containing any new stuff. Read More >>

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Uh-Oh: George Lucas Says He’s Seen and Liked the Force Awakens

Despite previous public ambivalence toward the new films' trailer campaign, George Lucas has decided he's "into" Star Wars again -- and is already a fan of The Force Awakens. Read More >>

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George Lucas Trolls Star Wars Fans With Jar Jar Jibe

George Lucas, Star Wars creator, philanthropist, God amongst men, has decided to have a little fun at Star Wars nerds’ expense. Speaking with Vanity Fair this week, the big man claimed he’d most like to be Jar Jar Binks if he had the choice of magically being transformed into one of his characters, knowing full well that everyone hates the floppy-eared oddball. Read More >>

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Star Wars Sale Has Made George Lucas the Richest Man in Hollywood

Hollywood, AKA money land. To exist in Hollywood is to be flushed with moolah. To have made it in Hollywood, to have climbed to the top of the narcissistic, back-slapping, coke snorting pile is to be OBSCENELY rich. Read More >>

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Disney Has Ditched George Lucas’s Star Wars Sequel Plans

Did you hate the Star Wars prequel trilogy? Then you'll be pleased to hear that series creator/defiler George Lucas's involvement in the Disney-led sequel trilogy is looking increasingly minor. Read More >>

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George Lucas Planned His Own New Star Wars Before Selling to Disney

Mr Star Wars has revealed he was already in the planning stages of making Episode VII himself, before deciding instead to sell out to Disney and apparently stop caring about the franchise entirely. Read More >>