Tag: Star Wars

George Lucas Marries Mellody Hobson at Skywalker Ranch, Wedding Photos by Donna Newman

Posted: June 26, 2013 at 7:18 am   /   Film, Local

Star Wars Creator George Lucas and his girlfriend Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments and chair of Dreamworks Animation, tied the knot at Skywalker Ranch on Saturday, June 22. The couple has been dating since 2006, and got engaged in January 2013. Here are 5 things we want to see in the new Star Wars […]

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St. Louis Comic Con Sunday Schedule, Morena Baccarin and Billy Dee Williams Among Guests

Posted: March 24, 2013 at 8:22 am   /   Comic Books, Film, Local, St. Louis Events

The first Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con kicked off on Friday with huge crowds, as fans lined up around the America’s Center to get their first look at what will hopefully become a yearly tradition. Saturday’s crows were even more impressive, as Stan “The Man” Lee was in attendance to meet and greet fans, […]

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5 Things We Want to See in the New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

Posted: March 15, 2013 at 1:12 pm   /   Film, Local, Top Original Content

Just a year ago, the thought of more Star Wars films was as big of a fantasy as the films themselves. George Lucas has maintained that the prequel trilogy would be the last Star Wars films, but he would continue to produce content outside the silver screen. We’ve had promises of live action TV shows […]

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The Long Box – Comic Reviews: Star Wars #1, Punk Rock Jesus #6, and Superior Spider-Man #1

Posted: January 13, 2013 at 5:37 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Welcome back True Believers! I hope everyone had a great start to 2013. The year should be pretty incredible for comic fans. We get a new Superman movie, the next chapter in the Marvel Studios film franchise with Iron Man 3, and we are going to get a a lot of new and fun things […]

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Disney Buys Lucasfilm: Star Wars Episode VII Hits Theaters in 2015!!!

Posted: October 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Breaking News: The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Disney has acquired LucasFilm for $4.05 billion in a mix of cash and stock and is set to produce a new Star Wars: Episode VII in 2015. The current co-chair of LucasFilm, Kathleen Kennedy will be appointed to LucasFilm as new president, with George Lucas staying on […]

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Nerd Alert: ‘Dark Vador’ Burger Invades France for ‘Phantom Menace 3D’

Posted: January 5, 2012 at 1:11 pm   /   Interesting, Local, Movie News

Your immediate response to the headline and ad above should be as follows: Who the hell is “Dark Vador?” Why is there a Star Wars-themed burger? Someone invading France is old news. Seriously? Phantom Menace in 3D? For frick’s sake… The silliest Star Wars film of all time, The Phantom Menace, will be re-released in […]

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Star Wars Geeks Unite: Pre-Order Starts for “The Old Republic” and Droid Themed XBOX360

Posted: July 21, 2011 at 3:43 pm   /   Deals, Local, Off the Wall, Videogames

Apparently someone decided my day should be filled with daydreams of Jedi vs. Sith battles, because I’ve been bombarded with Star Wars themed merchandise today. It started this morning when I woke up to see the Star Wars: The Old Republic pre-order has begun. I promptly opened a line of credit so I could purchase […]

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Star Wars Saga Blu-Ray Announced!!! (Updated)

Posted: January 6, 2011 at 2:07 pm   /   DVD News, Featured, Local, Movie News

September!! What else do you need to know!  Pre-order at Amazon now! Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-Ray! As for details, they haven’t trickled out a whole lot yet but the Complete Saga Set will include 30 hours of extensive special features including never-before-seen deleted and alternate scenes, an exploration of the exclusive Star Wars […]

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“Empire Strikes Back” Director Irvin Kershner Dies at Age 87

Posted: November 30, 2010 at 1:02 am   /   Local, Movie News

Irvin Kershner, best known for his directing the second Star Wars film, The Empire Strikes Back, died at the age of 87. Kershner while most famous for directing what many regard as the best Star Wars film, was a World War II veteran, who got his start making documentaries for the U.S. Information Service.  He later […]

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Rumor Mill: George Lucas Planning New Set of “Star Wars” Sequels

Posted: October 27, 2010 at 12:58 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Late last week the internet was flooded with reports from a “ultra top-secret Lucasfilm insider” that George Lucas was planning yet another Star Wars trilogy, but this time set after the events of the original trilogy, and not focusing on the lives of the Skywalkers. As you can guess numerous neckbeards across the universe gasped […]

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