All posts tagged "George Lucas"

  • From ‘Trek’ to ‘Wars’ – JJ Abrams signs on for new Star Wars film

    Well folks, we finally have a director for the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII film due out in 2015.  JJ Abrams, director of Super 8...

  • Who should direct ‘Star Wars Episode VII’?

    Something that many never thought would ever happen is going on in Hollywood right now. Yes, ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ is in pre-production, and it’s...

  • Oscar-Winning Scribe Michael Arndt to Pen New Star Wars Film

    Moving quickly after the news of the seemingly earth-shattering acquisition, Disney and LucasFilm have confirmed that Michael Arndt will write Star Wars: Episode VII.  LucasFilm...

  • “Did You Know?” Episode 4: They Always Forget About Me

    When was the last time you saw a movie director younger than thirty strike gold in Hollywood, with film earnings of over $100 million? Let’s...

  • Best of the Decades: 1980s

    The great and the good films of the eighties were often box office failures, re-discovered within a few years by audiences and critics on video,...

  • Side by Side (***½)

    If you love the movies, you owe it to yourself to see ‘Side by Side’. This documentary on the past, present, and future of cinema...

  • Red Tails (**½)

    ‘Red Tails’ is one half of a decently good film. When the historical action flick is in the air chronicling dogfights, things are A-ok. However,...

  • Weekend Openings (January 20-22)

    Welcome to another January weekend at the movies. This week, we have three new major releases, and two Oscar buzzed films expanding wide. Underworld: Awakening,...

  • Directors of the 70′s: Still Showing ‘Em How It’s Done

    One can easily imagine Paul Thomas Anderson, the Brothers Coen, Kathryn Bigelow, David Fincher, Darren Aronofsky or Alexander Payne sitting in theatres in the seventies...