Disney Buys Lucasfilm; ‘Star Wars’ Episode VII Announced for 2015

In an announcement that seems ripped from April Fools’ Day news, Lucasfilm has been sold to Disney for $4.05 billion. While George Lucas will remain part of his own company, the purchase gives Disney the rights to new installments of the iconic Star Wars franchise, with 2015 set for the … Continue reading

Film of the Week: Star Wars: The Lunesta Edition OR, How I Learned to Stop Caring and Take a Nap: The Phantom Menace 3D

A few months back, when it debuted on Blu-Ray, I re-watched Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999).  After watching Red Letter Media’s epic take down and deconstruction, I assumed I would never be able to watch the film again with any shred of interest or emotional investment. Well, … Continue reading

Star Wars In Real Life

In early December, The New York Times ran an interview with French photographer Cédric Delsaux about his new book Dark Lens, a stunning catalogue of photographed scenes of contemporary modernity – cityscapes and skylines in a perpetual state of construction and the rundown and abandoned past that they attempt to overwrite … Continue reading