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“The Cinema of George Lucas”

12 years ago by Olivia Flores Alvarez
You won’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away to enjoy “The Cinema of George Lucas” exhibit — just get over to Space Center Houston. On display are dozens of props, costumes and artifacts from Lucas’s private collection, amassed during more than 30 years of filmmaking. Of course,...

George Lucas Comes To Space Center Houston, Sorta

12 years ago by Olivia Flores Alvarez
Science fact and science fiction come face-to-face at the "Cinema of George Lucas" and "Live the Adventure" exhibits currently at Space Center Houston. Comprised of  the personal memorabilia of filmmaker George Lucas (much of it never seen before in public), and an interactive center, the exhibits have been drawing large...

The People vs. George Lucas

Comedy, Documentary

Actually, Strange Magic Is the Best George Lucas Film in 25 Years

6 years ago by Alan Scherstuhl
It's hard to imagine that George Lucas has cared, much, about the fan­revolt he's faced since '97 or so, the year he thumbed CGI Colorforms all over the original Star Wars movies. But there's one criticism that seems to have stung him: that Lucas, a good Marin County liberal, populated...

George Lucas Strikes Back: A New Hope for Star Wars

10 years ago by Jef Rouner
Art Attack has this dream that sometime during the '80s and '90s, unknown persons or creatures with sinister motives began kidnapping the creators of our most beloved pop culture in order to replace them with doppelgangers hoping to ruin their legacies. Why? Couldn't tell you. Maybe Yoda's wisdom and the...

George Lucas Announces Star Wars 3-D; More Beating the Dead "Force"

11 years ago by Joe Wozny
First, the good news: Lucasfilm is re-releasing the entire Star Wars saga in theaters ... drumroll ... in 3-D. The planned delivery date is around February 2012. The powerful wizards at the Lucas castle (Industrial Light and Magic) are confident they can "convert" the films into a 3-D experience. Apparently,...

Remembering a Tragedy: Songs For Murdered Sisters at HGO

2 months ago by Margaret Downing
On the morning of September 22, 2015, in a rural area of Ontario, Canada, a man went on a killing spree, murdering three former female partners in their separate residences. The tragedy hit close to home for Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins — one of the women was his sister. As...

Reviews For The Uneasily Quarantined:
No Man's Land

3 months ago by Pete Vonder Haar
Title: No Man's Land Describe This Movie In One "If I Can Find A Clean Shirt" Lyric: WILLIE & WAYLON: No I ain't going down on the border with you tonight. Brief Plot Synopsis: "El Hombre del Rio Nevado." Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film:  2 Phil Hicks out...

Five Problems Facing the Rockets This Offseason

5 months ago by Jeff Balke
Houston sports keeps getting weirder. Whether it's Jeff Luhnow suing the Astros or George Springer opting for free agency or Jack Easterby running amok with the Texans, it always seems to be something. Did we mention the rumors J.J. Watt won't be back next season? That brings us to the...

Gordon's (Still) Alive: Flash At 40

7 months ago by Pete Vonder Haar
Who can say what makes a movie great? The AFI and similar organizations release periodic rankings with the usual suspects (Citizen Kane, Citizen Kane II: The Wrath of Kane), while online contingents continue their campaigns to elevate Megaforce to relevance. The common thread to most of these choices? Scope. Whether we're...

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