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The People vs. George Lucas

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Star Wars won't let me go!

    I thought I was done with Star Wars. I really did. While I can't deny that Star Wars was my first geek love, as it was for nearly every kid of my generation, our relationship has been rocky for almost fifteen years now, since the release of The Phantom Menace. The subsequent movies did a bit to patc ... More >>

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    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    2013: The Year in Geek

    In less than two weeks, 2013 will come to a close. That means it's time for that most joyous of traditions -- the year-end list! Everywhere you turn, lists of the best, the worst, the most and the least are springing up, informing you about all the cool shit that you missed or, more likely, giving y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Zombies, motherhood and Tesla: Filmmaker Alexandre O. Philippe launches Fried Comics

    Local filmmaker Alexandre O. Philippe has a passion for pop culture. His work has tackled pop cultural phenomena as big as Star Wars and as small as the strange case of the octopus that correctly predicted Germany's World Cup games a few years back. He's also hard at work on Doc of the Dead, an in-d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Five Star Wars mistakes that the new movies should avoid

    It's a common behavior of Star Wars fans: canonize the original trilogy, and get all hater-y on the screw-ups in Episodes I-III. But if the mistakes made in the second trilogy weren't so completely soul-crushing and legacy-altering, then people wouldn't be bitching about them to this day -- and keep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Denver's five best zombie moments of 2012

    Every year, there are more and more zombie events in Denver. Zombie crawls, zombie balls, zombie burlesque, zombie proms, zombie car washes... it never stops. For those of us who can't get enough zombie action, it's like Christmas came early and often, only with more flesh-eating and less tinsel. Fo ... 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 >>

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    May 3, 2012
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    May 1, 2012

    Top five sci-fi films according to Dan Landes

    Science fiction isn't for everyone. But those who get it, really get it. "Comics and sci-fi are the new archetypes of our culture, we relate to Star Wars and Stan Lee's characters; we've created new mythologies through them," says Dan Landes, restaurateur and self confessed sci-fi geek. And this Fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, June 17-19, 2011

    Father's Day is Sunday. That's free.​While most of us will be enjoying our Saturday by getting rowdy at the Westword Music Showcase, that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of fun activities to get thrifty with around the rest of the city. Well, provided you're into things like Pride Fest, Star ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    In honor of The People Vs. George Lucas, here are our five favorite Star Wars fan films

    ​LucasFilm has had a long and storied past dealing with fans, which is a large chunk of what the film The People vs. George Lucas, which is screening this weekend at Denver FilmCenter, deals with. When fans first started making films inspired by Star Wars, LucasFilm quickly started sending out ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Paul the Octobus film next for The People vs. George Lucas makers about to go international

    Paul the Octopus.​One of the annual oddities of the Starz Denver Film Festival is the scheduling of the closing night film (this year, the unintentionally hilarious Black Swan) on the event's second-to-the-last day. As usual, Sunday, the day after, featured a full slate of cinema, with The Peo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009
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