Tag: George Lucas

Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… The Bushido Truth of “The Last Jedi”

Rian Johnson gave fans more than another seething fighter with a war boner and a snazzy costume....

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: February 13, 1997

A long time ago in a country that seems far, far away ......

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Prince: Nothing Good Hides in Vaults

Are we ready should the illusion be shattered?...

Comics and Graphic Novels, Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… What Do We Do With Non-Canonical Media?

This is not your grandfather's Superman...but is that Superman at all anymore?...

Film, Humor

Popdose Exclusive: George Lucas’s Rejected Plans for “Star Wars VII” Revealed!

“The story ideas that I sold to Disney, they came up to the decision that they didn’t really want to do those,” George Lucas...


The Great Summer Movies: Fish Make Love in It

My dad didn’t take me to see Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. I went with my friend Jack and his dad. But my dad took me to see...


The Great Summer Movies: Unlimited Power!!!!!

Whatever the case, I think…I think I’m letting go. Maybe I’ll grab hold again someday. For now, let this latest outrage drift right...

Books, Legendary

Popdose Presents: “Legendary,” A Serial Novel in 34 Installments

This summer, Popdose presents "Legendary," a serial novel set in the 80s. Written by Scott Malchus, it will run from May to August....

Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… “Star Wars VII” — It’s Only One Photo!

A picture's worth a thousand words -- they don't necessarily say anything though....

Books, Film, Music, Television

10 Pop Culture Lies, Deceptions, Miscommunications, And Unrealized Ambitions

Much like Pee Wee Herman, these examples of the PR shuck 'n jive "meant to do that."...

Film, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: “American Graffiti”

Could this be the best thing George Lucas ever made?...


The Great Summer Movies: It’s Not the Years, Honey, It’s the Mileage

George Lucas has been written off as an emotionless technophile who built a billion-dollar empire on the backs of Ewoks and clones. To be...

Film, Popdose

The Great Summer Movies: Don’t Get Cocky!

18 Observations On Star Wars As It Turns 36, Just As I Did Last July 1. This was one of the first VHS tapes we owned; we had a guy across...

Film, Revival House

Revival House: Return of the Jedi

As Return of the Jedi turns 30, Revival House takes a look back at the conclusion to the original Star Wars trilogy....

Film, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1983: “Return of the Jedi”

Laser blasts don't leave no blood behind....

Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Seven Movie Franchises With Way Too Many Sequels

Sometimes a film cries out for a sequel. And sometimes we cry out when we see a sequel. Here are seven movie series that fall into the...


A New Hope or Will the Empire Strike Back? What the Disney/Lucasfilm Merger Means to Fanboys!

One "Star Wars" megafan is deeply conflicted about the Disney/Lucasfilm merger....


Fandango: George Lucas Doesn’t Give a Shit About You

Well, he doesn't....


George Lucas Can’t Leave Well Enough Alone

Will a new round of unwelcome, unnecessary changes come with the Star Wars Blu-rays? Of course it will....

Film Reviews, Television

DVD Review: “Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III”

At 44 minutes, Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III is infinitely shorter than Star Wars Episodes I, II and III and it's also infinitely...



Trailer Talk: “Red Tails” Could Be a Lucasfilm Worth Getting Excited About

Jeff Giles: Can we finally stop feeling a tingle of apprehensive dread when the words “Lucasfilm Ltd.” flash across the screen?...

Film, Revival House

Revival House: “Snakes … why did it have to be snakes?”

This week's Revival House celebrates the 30th anniversary of Raiders of the Lost Ark....


Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: “Are You Ready for the Summer?” Edition

Given that as I write this, the forecast for the week is a steady snow starting on Tuesday and tapering off sometime in 2013, I have...



Fandango: George Lucas Faces Jon Stewart — A Report From Star Wars Celebration

To some, he is the Flanneled One. The Bearded One. Baron Papanoida. The Maker. To others, he is a former mythmaker who has since...


Film, Revival House

Revival House: “Never tell me the odds!”

In this week's Revival House, Jeff Johnson throws a 30th birthday party for The Empire Strikes Back....


DVD Reviews, Television

DVD Review: “Family Guy: Something, Something, Something Dark Side”

Spoiler Alert: Some key jokes of this release will be discussed. If you intend to view this DVD, you might want to consider avoiding the...


Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” Edition

Thanksgiving is upon us once again, and you know what that means: Dinner, and awkward interaction with little-seen family members. And then...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Kiss, “Sonic Boom”

Any good label manager would tell you: don’t name your album something a reviewer could turn into a catchy, snarky counterpoint. But...


Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Matt Springer, “Unconventional”

See, now this is what Fanboys wanted to be. The debut novel (or novella, as somewhat grumpily conceded in the Author’s Note) from...


Current Events, Film, Music, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Black and/or White

Writer-director Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing opened in theaters on June 30, 1989. “White people still ask me why Mookie threw...