Posts Tagged 'George Lucas'

The Man Who Greenlit ‘Star Wars’

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The Most Important Movie Mogul You’ve Never Heard Of

Forbes.com
Jude Brennan Contributor
There was a notable omission in Tuesday’s announcement of the Star Wars VII cast. Overlooked in the chest beating of creative involvement in the upcoming sequel was any mention of George Lucas, the creator of the 34-year-old Star Wars franchise.

He joins another mogul who is often overlooked when people ...

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‘Indiana Jones’ Rumor About Bradley Cooper Replacing Harrison Ford Denied [UPDATE]

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The Huffington Post  | by  Christopher Rosen
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Because not every big casting rumor involves “Star Wars: Episode VII,” Latino Review reports that Bradley Cooper is on a wish list of names to replace Harrison Ford in the “Indiana Jones” franchise. According to the site, which previously broke news about Cooper voicing Rocket Raccoon in “Guardians of the Galaxy,” it’s still unclear if the fifth Indiana ...
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New Clip: George Lucas on Akira Kurosawa

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Thank you Blu-Ray.com
Posted March 21, 2014 04:37 PM by Webmaster

The Criterion Collection has released a clip from an archival video interview with George Lucas in which he discusses the influence of legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. The full interview is included on The Criterion Collection’s new Blu-ray release of the Japanese master’s The Hidden Fortress.

You can see our listing and review of The Hidden Fortress here.

Film synopsis: A grand-scale adventure as only Akira Kurosawa could make one, The ...

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George Lucas’ Request to Today’s Filmmakers: ‘Don’t Forget the Basics’

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Alex Stedman

“The reason this is happening is because I’m pursuing my own agenda about the school and what I think it should teach,” said George Lucas, who endowed three new chairs in a dedication at the USC School of Cinematic Arts Thursday. The audience laughed, but he drove his point home.

“Don’t forget the basics. Don’t get enamored with new technology, because it’s not new. Just ...

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