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Why Lucas Slammed Disney as ‘White Slavers’
4 years ago

Why Lucas Slammed Disney as ‘White Slavers’

The filmmaker’s anger flared this week when he referred to Disney, the company that bought the “Star Wars” saga, as “white slavers.” Lucas stopped before he could say more. He already said …
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‘Force Awakens’ Reboots Franchise (Mostly) Right
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4 years ago

‘Force Awakens’ Reboots Franchise (Mostly) Right

Granted, the most eagerly awaited sequel of the modern era isn’t perfect. For all the heart and hustle poured into each frame there are glaring problems, particularly the sense we’re …
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HiT Rewind: ‘The People vs. George Lucas’ (2010)
4 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘The People vs. George Lucas’ (2010)

“The People vs. George Lucas” examines the love/hate relationship between “Star Wars” fans and the master of their universe. The documentary gives voice to those who matter most – fans who …
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How Merch Might Crush ‘The Force Awakens’
4 years ago

How Merch Might Crush ‘The Force Awakens’

Lucas, then a young filmmaker best known for the nostalgia-laced “American Graffiti,” decided to hold on to the merchandising rights behind his new film project, a western set in …
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