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How Star Wars Conquered the Universe Reveals the Political References That George Lucas Worked Into Episodes I - VI

Jim Hill | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As Chris Taylor points out in his terrific new book, How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise, there has always been a political component to these motion pictures.

Star Wars Rebels Uses Characters and Vehicles Designed for the Original Trilogy to Expand the Saga

Jim Hill | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

When the powers-that-be at Disney and Lucasfilm decided that they wanted to set Star Wars Rebels in that time period between the prequels and the original trilogy, executive producer Dave Filoni knew that this new Disney XD animated series was going to be tough to pull off.

Mike Ryan

When Fans Should Expect A New 'Star Wars' Title

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment

This past weekend, Disney chairman Alan Horn was audibly booed by fans at Disney’s D23 expo for saying nothing about “Star Wars: Episode VII" othe...

Dumpster Diving: Deleted Scenes That Should Have Stayed in the Final Film

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If you had a scene that explained away a massive plot hole, wouldn't you keep it in the final film? Stephen Norrington felt otherwise, leaving this breakthrough Marvel-adaptation Blade with a major storytelling gap.

Bella Is a Lousy Role Model, but Do We Only Care Because She's a Girl?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

What is worth noting is that all of these male characters are basically users and abusers of their friends, family, and lovers. Yet Bella is attacked in various circles because she allows herself to be abused and used.