Warwick Davis, Ron Howard — Together Again

Director Ron Howard and star Warwick Davis will reunite for an exclusive Artist to Artist Twitter chat in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Willow! Fans can even join in the conversation by tweeting questions using the hashtag #WillowChat. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the unforgettable classic, WILLOW, has been fully digitally restored and […]

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A More Enjoyable ‘Unexpected Journey’ Comes To Blu-ray 3/12 !

FORGET ALL YOU KNOW about diminutive heroes and their calls to adventure leading them There and Back Again! OR THINK YOU KNOW. It’s no secret that we are huge LOTR fans here at EG and were underwhelmed by the first installment of The Hobbit. We much prefer the tale of Willow Ufgood, told 25 years […]

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George Lucas On Bringing A New Dimension To ‘Phantom Menace.’

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Classic Movies Re-Edited With The Darth Vader NOOOOOO!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkPKZhXth7M[/youtube] Even classic movies are not immune to the Darth Vader Noooo! Oh, George Lucas, look what you’ve wrought. Raiders of the Lost Ark, Dumb & Dumber, Field of Dreams and more get a taste of James Earl Jones. If you’re not sure what’s going on, be sure to see our original story: Darth Vader […]

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Another Reason I’m Over Star Wars

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-MPlxSxFF4[/youtube] Yes, there’s a reason deleted scenes were deleted, but this glut of extras around the incoming Star Wars: Complete Saga Blu-ray set is a further reminder as to why I’ve canceled my pre-order and why I don’t think I’m into Star Wars anymore. Don’t get me wrong, I still love the original trilogy, like […]

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Darth Vader Changes In New Star Wars Blu-ray Make Me Want To Scream NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmW3JsRXBG8[/youtube] I’m starting to re-consider my Star Wars Blu-ray pre-order. Remember how awful it was when Greedo shot first? Maybe I’m just a Star Wars geek, but it wasn’t just a cosmetic change to me; it transformed the character of Han Solo for the worse. Now there’s this Darth Vader change to the end of […]

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Lucas Talks ‘Star Wars 3D’ & TV Series

“Star Tours: The Adventures Continue” has recently launched at Walt Disney World and will begin its first official tours this Friday at Disneyland. George Lucas made an appearance on G4’s Attack of the Show, where he talked exclusively about next year’s 3D conversion of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, and why the […]

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‘Captain EO’ Comic Book In 3D

In honor of the 34th anniversary of Episode IV, I was looking for something Lucasy to post that wasn’t necessarily Star Wars-related. Well, thanks to Disney and More, we can all “Change The World” with the Captain and his ragtag band on our computer screens, thanks to their upload of the entire 1986 3D comic […]

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Star Tours – The Adventures Continued Today!

At Walt Disney World, FL… … and at Disneyland, CA… Full Re-Dedication Ceremony for “Episode III.V” after the jump!…

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Star Tours News

No, this news is not for STAR TOURS: The Adventures Continue, which opens a week from Friday in Orlando. This is a video news kit for the original from way back in 1986, featuring interviews with George Lucas, C-3PO, Warren Franklin (ILM), Dennis Muren (ILM), David Felten (Disney), Tony Baxter (Disney) and Tom Fitzgerald (Disney).

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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray Details

So after all that, the Star Wars announcement was just more details on what we already knew: the entire series is coming to Blu-ray and it’s chock full of features. Here’s the official press release: Bring home the adventure and share Star Wars™ with your whole family – when STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA comes […]

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Walter Murch Disses 3D

Film editing icon Walter Murch is not a big fan of 3D, and explains why – it is simply not meant for our brains. Check out what Murch has to say HERE.

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New ILM Documentary!

There’s a new documentary airing on Encore this week about Industrial Light and Magic. The documentary was directed by Leslie Iwerks (The Pixar Story) and narrated by Tom Cruise. The doc also features interviews with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, J.J. Abrams and Jon Favreau as well as many others! “Industrial Light & Magic: […]

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Meet ACE, Your New Starspeeder Pilot

AC-34, or ACE, and “Aly San San” have been officially revealed by Disney at their “Destination D” event today. Remember, Star Tours: The Adventures Continue is actually a prequel to the Star Tours we all knew, which took place after Episode VI. Since ACE would be flying between the events of Episode III and IV, […]

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Empire Producer Gary Kurtz Reflects On Where It All Went Wrong

This year is the 30th anniversary of “The Empire Strikes Back,” the “Star Wars” sequel that many fans consider the pinnacle moment in a franchise that has pulled in $16 billion in box office and merchandising. But 1980 was also the year that Kurtz and Lucas realized the Jedi universe wasn’t big enough for the […]

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Missing Scene From JEDI Will Extend Your Saber!!!

George Lucas was joined onstage by Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill this morning in Orlando during “The Main Event” at Celebration V. Aside from the announcement that the entire saga will hit blu-ray in 2011, the trio gave fans a long-awaited treat… StarWars.com informs us… “Star Wars fans were treated to a glimpse of bonus […]

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Early Leigh Brackett Draft of Empire!

Just in time for Friday’s 30th anniversary! It’s Leigh Brackett’s 1978 first draft of “The Star Wars Sequel!” Leigh Brackett worked on the screenplay for The Empire Strikes Back. The movie won the Hugo Award in 1981. This script was a departure for Brackett, since until then, all of her science fiction had been in […]

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EO & EPCOT – Together Again!

Twenty-four years ago, at the height of his entertainment career, Michael Jackson teamed up with Disney, producer George Lucas and director Francis Ford Coppola to create Captain EO, a groundbreaking 17-minute 3D film experience. The classic musical spectacular, which thrilled Epcot guests from 1986–1994, is scheduled to return to Epcot on July 2. The film’s […]

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Last Tour From Disneyland to Endor on July 27

Looks like we all have to make a trek to Disneyland right after comic-con this year. July 27th will be the last day we can pretend it’s 1987 and take a ride with Rex. But on the bright side, at least we can still deliver “the gift” with The Captain!….. Disneyland’s Star Tours will shut […]

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So Just What Exactly Makes A THX Display a THX DISPLAY?

Director George Lucus created the THX Certification program in 1983 to institute audio and film reproduction standards for movie theaters. Later, THX began an audio certification program for home theater. More recently, THX introduced new standards for home HDTV certification (for more on THX history click this link). To receive THX certification a display must […]

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