The ridiculous Blu-ray alterations to the Star Wars films were met with heavy sighs and outrage from the online fan community and George Lucas of the past, as well, but in the end, George Lucas of the present could not give less of an ess, because everyone still bought all of the Star Wars Blu-rays. In fact, so many people bought these things that, after just a week of sales, already it's broken the worldwide sales record for the format, selling over one million units in over $84 million in sales. I believe $200 million was always George Lucas's Original Vision for how much money he'd make re-packaging his films for the nth time, but hey, maybe he can catch up at Christmas.
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 →
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... / Continue →
As you may recall, back in February, composer John Williams suggested that, with a new set of Star Wars films heading to theaters, he'd assumedly be carrying on his tradition of making noise throughout the entire trilogy. Given how vital his scores have been to the series, that... / Continue →