The Star Wars saga at last comes to Blu-ray on September 12th, but as is so often the case when Star Wars journeys to a new format, there have been puppet casualties on the way. This time, it seems, we've lost one of our latex Yodas--the one in The Phantom Menace--replaced by a CGI version that will more closely resemble the hollow lifelessness of the rest of the post-Return of the JediStar Wars universe. Sorry, everyone who worked on that puppet, but your arduous labor no longer matches George Lucas's ever-evolving Original Vision--soon to be in 3-D, as it was now always intended.
George Lucas's Original Vision of Star Wars continues to evade the writer/director/producer/action figure profiteer, but with each new release of his epic he comes ever closer to at last capturing that elusive, CGI white whale he's always intended. We've already seen that the u... / Continue →
With John Carter failing to really take off like they thought it would, the Walt Disney Company has announced that, screw it, they're just going to buy up someone else's already-successful CGI space epic. Specifically, they're going to purchase LucasFilm and make some more of t... / Continue →
Faced with untold accusations of childhood rape, an increasingly defensive George Lucas has come up with a new but fairly standard defense against charges of improperly fiddling with his brainchild: outright denial. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Lucas reminded Star Wars f... / Continue →