George Lucas


More American Graffiti

George Lucas’ Wildest Sequel: The Admirable Audacity of ‘More American Graffiti’


No, it’s not the ‘Star Wars’ prequels.

Raiders of the Lost Ark opening

An Indy Darling: John Williams and ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’


As ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ turns 40, Charlie Brigden explores how composer John Williams gave Indiana Jones his groove.

THX 1138 Ending

The Ending of George Lucas’ ‘THX 1138’ Explained


1970s science fiction isn’t known for being hopeful. THX 1138 is the tentative exception.


What Makes The ‘Star Wars’ Score Timeless


Strap yourself in as we jump to lightspeed with our new column that takes a look at the music of the greatest franchises around!

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones Was Made in a Day


Examining the birth of cinema’s greatest adventurer as seen in the opening scene of ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.’

Summer Of Age

Dazed and Confused: 7 Essential Summer Coming-of-Age Movies


An overview of the coming-of-age genre’s most thoughtful films.

Star Wars Holiday Special

The Tortured History of the ‘Star Wars’ Holiday Special


Almost 40 years after its premiere, the infamous television special has only grown more infamous.

George Lucas Star Wars

A Brief History of George Lucas’ ‘Star Wars’ Sequel Trilogy


The creator of our most enduring franchise has told a lot of different stories over the years.

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In Defense of Luke Skywalker


Defending The Last Jedi’s Luke Skywalker.