George Lucas is the ideal director for Episode IX, according to this petition
Jan11

George Lucas is the ideal director for Episode IX, according to this petition

Not everyone is happy with the choice of director for the yet-unnamed Star Wars: Episode IX. Some fans are asking Disney to replace Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) with the saga’s original creator, George Lucas. The Change.org petition currently sits at roughly 17,000 signatures, with 25,000 as its next target.

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#1 UK Movie Of All Time – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Jan08

#1 UK Movie Of All Time – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has become the UK and Ireland’s biggest ever cinematic release. The film, which has only been on release for 22 days, has today overtaken Skyfall’s £103.2million in the UK and earlier this week became the second in history to reach £100million in the UK. Full Friday results to be confirmed.

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Dec19

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Some films come with hype, some come with trepidation, and those rare few come with a mixture of the two. Star Wars started back in 1977 when George Lucas unexpectedly (to both he and the cast and crew) helmed what would become the first film of a juggernaut franchise. Star Wars changed the way movies are sold and how they can create a culture.

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Strange Magic (U) | Close-Up Film Review
Aug28

Strange Magic (U) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Gary Rydstrom, US, 109 mins, 2015 Voice Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth This George Lucas produced animated fantasy is as strange as its title suggests, but is lacking in anything approaching the titular magic. It is set in a world divided in two: one half is good, filled with wide eyed fairies and mo-capped elves; the other is bad, populated by lines of fungus and horrifying trolls. The two collide when...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens – New Teaser Trailer
Apr16

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – New Teaser Trailer

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens out later this year, a new, two-minute trailer has arrived. Take a look right here… The first Star Wars entry in a decade, the first movie since Disney acquired Lucasfilm, and the first without the direct involvement of creator George Lucas, its success is intended to usher in a new age of sequels and...

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