Before Star Wars, the major studios didn’t bring their movies to comic and sci-fi conventions, and it was indeed Lucas’s space opera that opened the door for all things geek.
Drew Struzan is an artist much beloved by geeks everywhere.
Like every child of the 80's, I've seen the original Star Wars movies more times than I can count.
Lucasfilm has released the first trailer for the upcoming fifth season of its popular CGI adventure series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
You can get angry with George Lucas ruining Star Wars all you want, but I’m still furious he screwed up Howard the Duck.
LucasFilm has announced that Kathleen Kennedy has been appointed co-chair of the studio.
Being a geek used to be difficult enough for guys, but a girl geek? Forget it.
It used to be a given in Hollywood that a sequel was never as good as the original. This has obviously changed in recent years, with fans expecting no less than a stellar experience the second time around.
When Chris Nolan took over the Batman franchise, one of the most interesting changes he made was to the Batmobile.
Star Wars Day is today so "May the 4 be with you!" Yes, this is a special day set aside for fans of the franchise to celebrate all things geeky and good about the original trilogy and complain about the new films - if so inclined.
George Lucas definitely had the right idea when he kept the merchandising rights in his Star Wars deal.
The summer of 1999 was quite a time for genre fans. George Lucas had finally returned with Star Wars Episode One, which sadly left a lot of people very disappointed.
Who still has fond memories of playing with their Etch a Sketch? I certainly do, and like many of my young brethren spent many hours doodling away with it.
LEGO recently presented fans with a complex collector's LEGO version of everyone’s favorite droid.
I'm actually surprised this hasn't happened sooner, but apparently a web series is being created where the CGI effects are being outsourced, or "crowd sourced" as it's called, in exchange for getting your effects work shown.
I've been a big fan of movie posters since I can remember, and whenever I can spare a few bucks, I like to buy some of my favorites for my little collection.
It’s really quite difficult to make science fiction films come alive on paper.
A good visual presentation is crucial, and it took the artwork of Ralph McQuarrie for Star Wars to finally get the greenlight at Fox.
There have been a number of amazing Hollywood auctions lately, where everything from the Dude’s (The Big Lebowski) to the original camera that filmed the first Star Wars movie went to the highest bidder.
The Force was certainly strong with Star Wars visionary Ralph McQuarrie, who recently passed away at the age of 82.
When I was a kid, I tried doing glue together model kits, and many of them just had too many little pieces to keep track of and put together.