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How George Lucas Congratulated James Cameron When Titanic Overtook Star Wars

These congratulatory pieces of artwork are almost a tradition between big directors. Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have exchanged similar compliments in the past. This one is of course for James Cameron from George Lucas

High Resolution of THX Gold Logo

Gold THX Logo with The Audience Is Listening and Lucasfilm, fantastic wallpaper or to print out for your cinema room.

Do You Remember The First Time You Watched Avatar/Star Wars In The Cinema?

by Robert Wainfur One of my most vivid childhood memories was in 1977 when I was taken to the cinema by my brother to watch a movie that to be honest I wasn't that much aware of. After all, I was five years old at the time. Of course that movie was Star Wars. We queued up for two hours around the cinema willing the queue to move, sometimes it did but only because someone had left or someone had cut in! Eventually that queue did move and we made it inside. Those next couple of hours changed my life forever. An overload on the senses ingrained in my head within two hours that would remain with me for the rest of my life and ultimately influence me and my interests. It changed me into a sci-fi geek, almost assimilating me into its culture. The amazing special effects, the characters and that John Williams soundtrack (which I was asking my brother to hum to me on the way home) took me by surprise and I wanted more. I bought the trading cards, the figures (and still collect

Harrison Ford Is Ready For Indiana Jones 5

Harrison Ford Ready To Be Indiana Jones Again In Fifth Movie Harrison Ford as the adventure addicted professor & archaeologist Indiana Jones will never opt for a retirement. Yes the 67 year old star, who immortalized the character of Indiana Jones, & vice versa, is at it again. He revealed that he would more than love to don that trademark cowboy hat and whip again and set out on a new breath taking adventure. “If we find another story to do and we develop the character a little further and I get a chance to do another one, I’d be happy as pie to do it,” he told to Cinematical. Ford’s last appearance as Indiana Jones was in 2008 in the Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull says that he takes an active part with the director of this series Steven Spielberg, in making the movie more adventurous. “I’ve always been interested in developing the character, and bringing more information ab out the character each time we’ve gone out.” “We’ve found ways of d

PHOTOS: George Lucas At The 67th Golden Globe Awards

VIDEO: Rare ILM Documentary From The 80's - UK TV Horizon

This is a gem of a find. This is 50 minute documentary from the 80's all about ILM (Industrial Light And Magic). The British documentary called Horizon (that is still going today) goes into a lot of detail especially focusing on Return Of The Jedi and Indiana Jones. This is a must see for all ILM and Star Wars fans alike.  It was shown on BBC2 and called How To Film The Impossible. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

Lucasfilm Storms the NY Stock Exchange

Lucas Licensing exec rings Opening Bell as Star Wars remains number one selling licensed toy brand. Executives and guests of Lucasfilm and the Star Wars Saga have visited the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the continued success of the evergreen brand. After more than 30 years, Star Wars is the number one selling licensed toy property in the US, with sales over 60 per cent ahead of any other toy licence, and 25 per cent ahead of the nearest boys toy property (Source: Lucasfilm Ltd.) To mark the occasion, Lucas Licensing’s Howard Roffman rang the Opening Bell accompanied by a number of characters including droid R2-D2, Sith Lord Darth Vader and a color guard of stormtroopers and clone troopers.

Steven Spielberg Turns 63!

The Bearded Trio would very much like to wish Steven a very happy birthday. Have a great day!

LucasArts Announces Star Wars®: The Force Unleashed™ II

T he Star Wars® Saga continues in 2010 with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II , a sequel to the blockbuster videogame developed by LucasArts. Released in 2008, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed remains the fastest-selling Star Wars game ever, with sales of nearly seven million units worldwide. The action game garnered numerous accolades including the WGA Award for outstanding achievement in writing for videogames. With Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II , the epic story continues as players once again assume the role of the devastatingly powerful Starkiller - Darth Vader's secret apprentice set during the largely unexplored era between Star Wars : Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars : Episode IV A New Hope . "Executive Producer Haden Blackman and his team have been able to build on the core foundation of the award-winning original and create a powerful combination of engrossing story-telling and intense action. The Force Unleashed II gives fans an opportuni

Spielberg, Kidman and Worthington to present at the Golden Globe Awards

LOS ANGELES — Steven Spielberg, Nicole Kidman and "Avatar" star Sam Worthington are joining the list of celebrity presenters at the Golden Globe Awards. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which puts on the Golden Globes, says the three stars will help hand out trophies at the 67th annual ceremony. They join previously announced presenters Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Julia Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Colin Farrell, Matthew Fox, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. The Golden Globe Awards will be held Jan. 17 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills and will air live on NBC.

Drew helps honour Steven Spielberg

Drew Barrymore managed to sneak past press at a special dinner honouring her long-time friend Steven Spielberg. The actress avoided photographers and the red carpet entirely, instead heading straight into the gala party at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles where the director was receiving Americas Democratic Legacy Award. Steven received the honour from the Anti-Defamation League which fights against bigotry, prejudice and anti-Semitism. The organisation describes the director as "a true champion of human rights through his film and television projects". Previous recipients have included former US president Ronald Reagan, John F Kennedy, Colin Powell and Eleanor Roosevelt. Speaking as the evening got under way, Steven described receiving the honour as "wonderful". American Idol's Adam Lambert, who was there to perform for the evening, said he was looking forward to seeing Drew and Steven together. "I love ET, I love that movie - it's fantastic!" he