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List of changes in Star Wars re-releases - Wikipedia, the free ...

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Even the 35 million tapes of Star Wars out there won't last more than 30 or 40 years. A hundred years from ...

Star Wars Origins: How did George Lucas create Star Wars?

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Where did George Lucas get the ideas for Star Wars? What were his inspirations ? How did he combine them into one of the most powerful stories ever told?

10 films that influenced Star Wars - The Telegraph

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... the Cowardly Lion? And where did Leia's hair appear first? Tim Robey on the films that inspired George Lucas's space saga. ... Lucas couldn't get the rights, and so the project transmogrified into Star Wars. Add a dose of the writer and ...

How much of Star Wars did George Lucas actually write? - Movies ...

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Mar 18, 2013 ... I got into a semi-argument with a friend recently regarding how much credit to give George Lucas for Star Wars. She was commenting how he's ...

George Lucas - Wookieepedia - Wikia

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George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is a four-time Academy ... He also appeared in a cameo role in Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the .... Spielberg has repeatedly stated that Lucas consciously did not let him direct any Star Wars  ...

How Star Wars Borrowed From Akira Kurosawa's Great Samurai ...

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May 28, 2014 ... And ask George Lucas who was so greatly influenced by Japanese master Akira Kurosawa that he lifted large chunks of his Hidden Fortress for ...

Star Wars is a pastiche: How George Lucas combined Flash Gordon ...

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Dec 13, 2015 ... Star Wars may feature spaceships and aliens, but (pushes glasses ... ... How George Lucas spliced together Westerns, jidaigeki, space adventure .... producers like Universal's Ned Tanen to sit up and say, “Who the hell did this?” ..... as Tarantino has copied lines essentially verbatim—and Lucas even hired ...

The Cinema Behind Star Wars: 2001: A Space Odyssey | StarWars ...

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Jul 20, 2015 ... See how the iconic 2001: A Space Odyssey inspired Star Wars! ... In fact, George Lucas himself remarked in 1977, “Stanley Kubrick made the ...

George Lucas hits out at 'retro' Star Wars: The Force Awakens | Film ...

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Dec 31, 2015 ... Star Wars creator George Lucas has criticised the “retro” tone of new ..... Jar-Jar ( he did audition, and was hurt that he wasn't chosen)... hmm, nope, ... Yep, was a lot copied and pasted from the orginal trilogy plot wise, and a ...

Why Finding the Original 1977 'Star Wars' Verges on the Impossible ...

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Aug 12, 2015 ... And yet I've never seen the original version of Star Wars — a crime that should ... George Lucas, one of the richest men in the world, sold out the very people ... shot first, Greedo or Han Solo, in Episode IV, what I did was try to clean up the .... on film, they were forced to project a copy of the movie on Blu-ra...

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BBC - Culture - The film Star Wars stole from

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Jan 4, 2016 ... George Lucas has acknowledged that Akira Kurosawa's The ... did, and tell the story from their point of view, which in the Star Wars case is the ...

What George Lucas Really Thought Of Star Wars: The Force ...

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We learned a few days ago that George Lucas has already seen Star Wars: The .... I don't understand why they did't just go with a movie about the yuuzhan vong ..... This becomes especially apparent as the force awakens is basically a copy of  ...

The Star Wars George Lucas Doesn't Want You To See - The Atlantic

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Aug 27, 2014 ... In fact, it's actually impossible to buy an official copy of Star Wars as it ... the original movies—so did his desire to see the film in its earliest state. ... For his part, George Lucas doesn't really care what Harmy and his cohort want.