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What the Star Wars Films Tell Us about George Lucas

With the latest film breaking records in the box office, many people are sharing their thoughts, feelings, and analysis of Star Wars – the movies and the franchise. With this, we’re also seeing more attention being given to George Lucas, including his comments – both positive and negative – about how Disney is handling the new film and how he feels about having passed the torch when he sold his legacy to Disney. Richard Brody wrote a piece for The New Yorker titled, “What the Seven Star Wars Films Reveal about George Lucas” that takes a deeper look at what the films in the franchise tell us about Lucas. It’s an interesting piece for a variety of reasons. One, Brody’s opinions might vary from that of a self-professed hardcore Star Wars fan because he admits to only catching up on all the films very recently. “I was wrong not to…

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George Lucas Marries Longtime Girlfriend Mellody Hobson In Skywalker Ranch Ceremony

George Lucas married his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson in an intimate ceremony attended by close friends and relatives at the Skywalker Ranch in San Francisco, Calif., on Saturday, June 22. This is 69-year-old Lucas’ second marriage and a first for Hobson, 44, who is a contributor to ABC’s “Good Morning America,” and the president of Ariel Investments. Earlier, Lucas was married to film editor Marcia Lou Griffin, with whom he has one adopted daughter. Lucas adopted two others soon after his divorce, and all his three children were in attendance at the wedding. The Huffington Post reported that Lucas’ son served as the best man, and his daughters were the bridesmaids. Hobson was given away by New Jersey senator Bill Bradley, and journalist Bill Moyers officiated the wedding. “It was a gathering of people who have known George and Mellody for a very long time. It was an extraordinary day…

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George Lucas Engaged- Congratulations and May the Force Be With You!

Good news for Star Wars creator, George Lucas. His firm announced this week that he is official engaged to long-time girlfriend, investment firm president Mellody Hobson. This is great news for the “Star Wars” and “Indian Jones” creator who has been dating Hobson for more than six years and it seems he may finally be in a position where he can commit to marriage. Known as a man who has been married to his work, it will be nice to see him have time to fully settle down with someone special. Hobson serves as chairwoman of DreamWorks Animation and is a financial contributor to ABC’s “Good Morning America” so she is no stranger to the film industry either. We wish the both of them the best in their upcoming nuptials and for a long and happy life together! Congratulations Lucas and Hobson! “Star Wars” creator George Lucas will marry his longtime…

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George Lucas has not shot 50 episodes of a ‘Star Wars’ TV series

Stories emerged yesterday morning about George Lucas that had Star War fans buzzing with excitement and a little confusion. According to Inside TV, the stories made a bold statement saying that Lucas shot 50 complete episodes of a live-action series for TV about Star Wars! That in itself may not be that hard to believe but what’s so amazing about this story is that if it were true, he had to gathered together the cast members and shoot this series, all 50 episodes, without anyone learning anything about it until after they were all completed. Now, that would be an amazing feat to accomplish. Lucas is known for operating and doing things in private at his “Skywalker Ranch” but this story seemed to be very far-fetched even for him. That’s a lot of episodes to put together without anyone noticing. It was also said that this TV series was packed…

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