George Lucas

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Local filmmakers unleash zombie doc Doc of the Dead at SXSW

    The past ten years have made it apparent that there is no more room in hell, because everywhere you look, the dead are walking the earth. Zombies are a genuine pop-cultural phenomenon, starring in cable TV's most popular show, sitting at the center of tentpole film franchises and appearing in more v ... More >>

  • Film

    December 12, 2013
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    October 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Repertory Cinema Wishlist: American Graffiti

    I try not to interject my pushy self into these posts, dear readers, but American Graffiti is personal. I'm not sure how many times I've seen this movie -- in dark theaters, over a big Red Moon pizza at the Cinderella Twin, on television, on video and DVD and probably in my dreams. It's the epitome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Comedian Bruce Vilanch on being more than a gay caricature

    Comedy writing pioneer Bruce Vilanch is bursting with gayness. One of the first openly gay comedians, he's known for his continuing role on Hollywood Squares and as a head writer for the Academy Awards show, as well as writing jokes for Bette Midler, Elizabeth Taylor, The Brady Bunch, Donnie and Mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Local filmmakers tackle zombie culture with Doc of the Dead

    Denver has zombie walks, zombie proms, zombie races, zombie car washes and zombie fashion shows, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that a pair of Denver filmmakers have launched an ambitious zombie documentary. Alexandre O. Philippe and Robert Muratore, the pair behind the Star Wars doc The People ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Jefferson Airplane's Bark inspires Paul Berry's film about buffalos on the moon

    Ask local filmmaker Paul Berry what BARK, showing at the Mercury Cafe this Wednesday, is "about," and you end up with a shake-and-bake collection of themes and pop-culture references that include George Lucas, the Baghavad Gita, political satire, George W. Bush, buffalo on the moon and an implied po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Alamo Drafthouse partners with International Film Series

    George Lucas made Star Wars. Steven Spielberg made E.T. It took both of them working together to make Raiders of the Lost Ark. Expect a similar level of awesome when two great powers in the local film scene -- the new-to-Colorado Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (which will open its first Colorado location i ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2012
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    May 4, 2012

    Photos: May the 4th be with you this Star Wars Day!

    It's Star Wars Day, so May the 4th be with you -- and no, we're not lisping. We swear. To celebrate this annual excuse to shift into hyperdrive, we've assembled a slew of photos from our friends on Flickr that capture the pervasive cultural influence the Star Wars films (at least the first three) h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Gregory Maguire on the end of Oz, the modern fairy tale and more

    ​Author Gregory Maguire will be in town tonight at the Tattered Cover LoDo to celebrate, sign and talk about his newest book, Out of Oz, the final installment in his series of Wizard of Oz-based novels. The series, which debuted with Wicked sixteen years ago and spawned a hit Broadway play, is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Candyland, and other childhood pastimes Hollywood has ruined

    Yeah, this shit is totally like Lord of the Rings.​Here's how the screenwriters of the upcoming Hollywood adaptation of Candyland -- the candy-themed board game for children who do not know how to read -- describe it: "We envision it as Lord of the Rings, but set in a world of candy." That i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Irvin Kershner's ten best films: RoboCop2 and Star Wars among them

    Image via towerofyouth.orgIrv Kershner​Rest in peace, Irvin Kershner, you director of RoboCop 2 and some film called The Empire Strikes Back. Born in 1923, he died over the weekend at the age of 87 and left behind an oeuvre of great filmmaking -- including no small number of sequels. So it ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    The Karate Kid and The A-Team: Ten films that shouldn't ever be remade

    ​ We don't know if you've noticed or not, but Hollywood has a knack for remaking films (brazenly displaying its pronounced lack of creativity). These movies tend to fall into one of three categories: Pop-film, genre-film or foreign. We've never fully understood the system of how they decide w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Top 10 weirdest musician movie roles

    ​It's not unusual for musicians to try out acting or vice-versa, but sometimes those roles take unusual turns. Now, with "I Kissed a Girl" songstress Katy Perry (who, interestingly, recently called Lady Gaga's new "Alejandro" video "blasphemous") gearing up to play Smurfette in the upcoming ad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Ten musician related comic books

    ​ We found the above gem while wandering around the comic store yesterday -- it appears to be some type of (unauthorized?) biography of Lady Gaga. Unfortunately, mom didn't give us enough loot to actually buy it, so we'll never know for sure. What we do know, however, is that this isn't the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Clutch, Airborne Toxic Event, Chickenfoot Shows announced

    Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith are ChickenfootOn the surface it might seem a bit strange throwing Joe Satriani, Sammy Hagar, Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith together, but the four apparently gelled so well that they decided to ... More >>

  • Film

    July 17, 2008

    The Dark Knight

    Heath Ledger peers into the void as Christopher Nolan's Batman returns.

  • Film

    May 29, 2008

    Summer Movie Preview

    The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.

  • Home Entertainment

    May 22, 2008

    Direct to Video Game

    The king of Hollywood takes on the small screen.

  • Film

    September 20, 2007

    Sydney White

    Someone stop Amanda Bynes from updating another classic.

  • Film

    May 31, 2007

    Knocked Up

    Judd Apatow delivers another spot-on geek fantasy come true.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 18, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    January 4, 2007

    Weird and Wonderful

    A look back at the year's flick picks.

  • Film

    November 3, 2005

    Pluck Off

    That's not the sky falling, just Disney's Chicken Little.

  • Film

    June 9, 2005

    The Wiz

    Miyazaki returns with a beautiful but confounding fairy tale.

  • Film

    March 3, 2005

    Shock Treatment

    An experimental director and a harrowing tale fit The Jacket perfectly.

  • Film

    August 12, 2004

    Yes, You Can

    In Garden State, home is where Zach Braff's heart is.

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Blessed Are the Cheesemakers

    Python's Brian returns, bearing cinematic salvation.

  • Film

    March 13, 2003

    Sorrow's Child

    Atom Egoyan gets personal with Armenian genocide in Ararat.

  • Film

    March 6, 2003

    Flick Pick

    Stop Making Sense

  • Film

    November 28, 2002

    Flick Pick

    The Searchers

  • Film

    October 3, 2002

    Alice Unchained

    In Spirited Away, Hayao Miyazaki soars through the looking glass.

  • News

    July 4, 2002

    No Sweat

    The fitness czar fights a losing battle of the bulge with Colorado's porky kids.

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Hugh Fidelity

    Grant grows from a badly drawn Boy to a man in charming fashion.

  • Film

    March 21, 2002


    E.T. returns to heal our cynical hearts.

  • Film

    October 25, 2001

    Wide Awake in America

    Richard Linklater seeks meaning in Waking Life.

  • Film

    May 24, 2001

    War As Video Game

    In the whiz-bang Pearl Harbor, vintage history takes a back seat to a dated love triangle.

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Lord of the Fans

    Fantastic Media's Dan Madsen has new universes to conquer.

  • Film

    October 5, 2000

    A Star Is Björk

    Lars von Trier delivers the Icelandic pop icon as a simple and tragic Dancer in the Dark.

  • Film

    July 6, 2000

    A Rave Review

    Groove turns techno culture into tribal ritual.

  • Culture

    May 4, 2000

    The Final Cut

    DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?

  • Film

    September 30, 1999

    War Is Heck

    More than a mere war picture, Three Kings takes on the complexities of human emotion.

  • Music

    July 15, 1999
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    July 9, 1998
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    August 7, 1997
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    July 10, 1997
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    May 8, 1997
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    March 20, 1997
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    February 20, 1997
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