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Americana Revisited: George Lucas’s AMERICAN GRAFFITI

By at August 6, 2011 | 8:28 pm | 3 Comments

Americana Revisited: George Lucas’s AMERICAN GRAFFITI

Ed. note: Next week marks the anniversary of the US release of American Graffiti, which first hit screens the summer of 1973. Our UK contributor Matt Clough believes that after 38 years, the movie hasn't received enough credit. Here's his take. American Graffiti is an almost unique achievement in cinema, a film that perfectly encapsulates the time period it more...

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STAR WARS Saga on Blu-ray Celebrates Nearly 35 Years of Milking It

By at May 4, 2011 | 9:26 pm | 1 Comments

STAR WARS Saga on Blu-ray Celebrates Nearly 35 Years of Milking It

With May 4, 2011 being semi-unofficial "Star Wars Day" -- yes, May the 4th Be With You, very clever -- we get a release date (9.16.11 in North America) and a gargantuan multitude of details for the anticipated 9-disc Blu-ray release of Star Wars: The Complete Saga, also known as All Things Star Wars Forever (okay, we made that part up). In celebration of this more...

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Nicholson, Beatty, Lucas… Superstar Lineup for AFI 40th

By at September 15, 2007 | 6:15 pm | 2 Comments

Nicholson, Beatty, Lucas… Superstar Lineup for AFI 40th

Holy moly. There's gonna be some serious security at the ArcLight Hollywood theater October 3. That night, the American Film Institute celebrates its 40th anniversary with 11 films and an unbelievable lineup of presenters. Really unbelievable. Really. Ready? Here are the actors and filmmakers, and the films they'll introduce: Kirk Douglas, Spartacus (1960) Tippi more...

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Ranking the Star Wars Movies — 30 Years of the George Lucas Empire

By at June 1, 2007 | 6:00 am | 9 Comments

Ranking the Star Wars Movies — 30 Years of the George Lucas Empire

Has there been a sci-fi film with more cinematic and cultural impact than Star Wars? Released 30 years ago last week -- on a measly 32 screens, by the way -- it single-handedly reinvigorated an entire genre and 20th Century Fox. But three decades later, where do you place this landmark movie (and its sequels/prequels) in modern history? It's safe to say no recent more...

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