Part of Star Wars' genuine appeal is that it's set a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. French photographer Cédric Delsaux, however, prefers to look at Star Wars as an Earth-based post-apocalyptic future.
One of the best characters in the Star Wars saga is the grammar-challenged locus of all things Lightside, Yoda ... which is remarkable considering he's a puppet. And in Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace, he was a creepy puppet.
We've been hearing a lot of chatter about a fifth Indiana Jones flick lately, and every time we do it seems to tell us that George Lucas and Steven Spielberg aren't exactly in sync. Just last week Spielberg said they "already have a concept in mind" for another adventure, but according to Lucas, that's not really the case.
We all know James Earl Jones as the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars (okay, some of us know him as the voice of Mufasa in The Lion King). But he could have easily not won the role. It turns out that George Lucas initially had someone else in mind for the part of Vader: acting/writing/directing mega-talent, Orson Welles.
We all dream of owning a piece of Star Wars memorabilia, right? A cool prop, maybe an original toy still in the box, or even just an autographed photo of Harrison Ford in the Han costume. But how much are you willing to pay for such a thing? Would you pay more than half a million dollars for it?
First, William Shatner declared Star Trek superior to Star Wars and said he'd like to have a lost weekend with Princess Leia. Then Leia herself, Carrie Fisher, fired back, championing Star Wars and accusing Shatner of a secret desire to wear her iconic gold bikini.
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Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have worked in tandem on the last four Indiana Jones films—with Spielberg handling the visuals and Lucas in charge of the script. While that arrangement worked like a charm for the first three archeological adventures, Spielberg admits there were ... problems ... with Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Immediately after news broke last night that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died at the age of 56, tributes to the innovator began pouring in from around the world, many of them sent on the very devices he helped create.
Many of us have wanted to tell George Lucas what we think of his changes to the Star Wars saga. Now one of us has a chance—because Lucas is auctioning himself off for an evening for a charitable cause.