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.
It's hard to believe that Red Tails, the long-awaited new film from George Lucas, already hit theaters a month ago.
Lucas Licensing is extendeding its lucrative Star Wars deal with The Lego Group for another 10 years.
Early promotional material for the upcoming Star Wars parody web-series Space Janitors has appeared online, giving us a look at the goofy tale of a pair of janitors aboard the Death Star.
Most of us probably remember where they were when The Phantom Menace, the long-awaited continuation of the Star Wars saga from George Lucas, hit theaters nationwide.
To any aspiring screenwriters about to read this, please remember that such stories are about as rare as winning the lottery.
Although originally scheduled to be released last November for the holiday season, the special edition Xbox 360 with a Star Wars motif is shipping out in two months.
Everyone knows George Lucas loves to complain, and Star Wars obviously wasn't an easy movie to make.