Author Archives: A New Hope

Unstable Entities

“Star Wars is bigger than George Lucas. This deal means his creation has finally been wrested free of his troublesome mitts.” My first reactions to hearing the news yesterday that Disney now owns the Star Wars franchise was disbelief followed … Continue reading

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Fade to Black

The era of Star Wars as the artistic vision of one man has ended. Star Wars now literally belongs to the public. George Lucas has sold Lucasfilm to the Walt Disney Company for over 4 billion dollars. The publicly traded … Continue reading

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Going Strong!

There are two amazing things about this article from McClatchy, It’s Going to be a Lucasfilm Fall. First, it’s amazing that we’re getting some awesome Star Wars and Indiana Jones entertainment this fall. We have the four Indy movies in … Continue reading

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Boo-boos

I noted in my write-up about Celebration VI that a portion of the audience booed during the screening of ‘A New Hope’ after the 7 frames of Greedo and Han shooting nearly simultaneously. It’s not the first time I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Hateboy Media Industrial Complex: 3D Edition

It should be obvious by now that when it comes to the geek media discussing Star Wars, there are only two acceptable approaches to any story: An apologetic admission of “flaws” or a full out attack. Here are two examples … Continue reading

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Celebration VI: Step into a Larger World

By now, most of you have heard the major news to come out of Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando, including a sneak peek at Star Wars Detours, season 5 of The Clone Wars and the 2013 release dates for … Continue reading

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Gored to death

Someone help me out here. Is the Chris Gore who interviews George Lucas in this clip on the official site the same Chris Gore from Film Threat who wrote this Gary Kurtz interview from March 2000 and this Special Edition … Continue reading

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Meesa Back!

I’m back from Celebration VI and I’ll update tomorrow about the sights, sounds and smells of the best Star Wars party on the planet. Lots to talk about, as LazyPadawan has been posting over at SWPAS. I’m really glad to … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Star Wars Saga

As happy as I am that Lucasfilm is acknowledging the love many fans feel for the 1-3 trilogy (long past time to phase out the term “prequel”, at least officially) by once again offering the “Why We Love the Prequels” … Continue reading

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Celebrating the “love” without me

ARGHH!!!! LazyPadawan at Star Wars Prequel Appreciation Society has posted that my favorite panel from the last Star Wars Celebration, “Why We Love the Prequels” will be back for CV:VI on Sunday, Aug 26th at 10:30am. Unfortunately, my flight leaves … Continue reading

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