A humorous and heartfelt documentary about the conflicted relationship between the man who created star wars and the fans who worship it. It does so with slick humor that includes many fancreated pieces and is mustsee for any star wars fan who knows han shot first and cringes everytime vader says noooooo at the end of episode vi. Why the original darth vader is still furious with george lucas. Star wars episode 1 explained in 10 minutes the people vs.
George lucas episode ii will draw the curtain on the examination of the most complex relationship between a creator. George lucas in order to highlight and invoke discussion over the similarities between the various generations of the star wars fandom. The official site for the film is here though you may find more useful information at their blog. For star wars fans, one of the biggest whatifs has been star wars. Its like pulling a girls hair or laughing at a guys ugly face in middle school. Episode vii by george lucas would have looked like by jerome casio on september 26, 2016 its no secret that george lucas had plans to make a sequel for. In the court of law, the answer is, of course, the rightsholder, but that would make for a very short documentary. With joe nussbaum, daryl frazetti, doug jones, damian hess. The people vs george lucas is an entertaining, wellpresented analysis of the ongoing lovehate relationship that exists between star wars fans particularly those that had grown up with the original trilogy episodes ivvi, and george lucas. A while ago after two days of intense pressure i only had 50 minutes to sleep, in those 50 minutes i dreamt of a random clip of jay with old town road the kidzbop version playing in a loop for the whole duration heres a visualization of that nightmare. Philippe anna higgs 2010 the filmmaking and fanaticism around the famous director.
George lucas is presented in four episodes but the thematic is mostly divided in a couple of issues. George lucas, a documentary that examines lucas, his works, and the people s displeasure with the way everything worked out. Authors like neil gaiman give us an idea of what was episode. George lucass reaction to episode 1 video dailymotion. In an interview with empire magazine lucas describes episode 2 as a love story, in which. George lucas has been selected for the prestigious spotlight premiere section at the south by southwest sxsw film festival in austin, texas, which the people vs. Joe nussbaum was born on january 10, 1973 in the usa. Philippe about the complicated relationship between fans of star wars and its creator, george lucas the movie is called the people vs. The fact lucas had strings on him for the latter two movies and had him saddled with someone who approached it purely as a film made them better. Ten years after initially meeting, anakin skywalker shares a forbidden romance with padme amidala, while obiwan kenobi investigates an assassination attempt on the senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the jedi. Why did george lucas decide to start the star wars movies.
George lucas episode ii is examines star wars now without the director. This unhighlighted quotes is cited from the 2010 documentary the people vs. George lucas is a no holds barred, no stone unturned, completely uncensored albeit fair and balanced cultural examination of the conflicted dynamic between the great george lucas and his fans over the past three decades. Producers just annoucned the production of the people vs. Anyone else catch ewan mcgregor trashing lucas on graham. During his late teen years, he went to thomas downey high school and was very much interested in drag racing. George lucass terrible idea for star wars episodes 79. Why disney scrapped george lucas episode 7 ideas the issue was, they looked at the stories, and they said we want to make something for the fans. The 175th episode of the series overall, it originally aired on comedy central in the united states on october 8, 2008.
The astonishing life and work of orson welles chuck workman, 2014. George lucas episode ii, tentatively scheduled for release december 2015, right in time for star wars episode vii. Have a big gripe about how jj abrams is handling star wars. See forcery, the parody of stephen kings misery and is heavily featured in the acclaimed awardwinning documentary the people vs. On february 2, 2017, mark hamill stated during an interview that he felt that the documentary is biased against lucas and the prequels and that he could not believe the backlash that they received. Star wars has made creator george lucas a lot of money over the year. This hilarious, heartfelt documentary delves deep into lucas s cultural legacy, asking all the tough questions. An exhibit a pictures production in association with quark films. George lucas announces episodes 2 and 3 spoilers film. The only thing star wars fans love more than star wars is george lucas.
With hayden christensen, natalie portman, ewan mcgregor, christopher lee. Mar 07, 20 the people vs george lucas chronicles the controversial manipulation of one of the most popular movie franchises of all time. The filmmaking and fanaticism around the famous director. George lucas in forbes the celebrity 100 june 3, 2009 an adventure with george lucas may 14, 2009. Theres a new documentary coming out by filmmaker alexandre o. Episode ii attack of the clones 2002 259 articles aka attack of the clones 2002 aka attack of the clones. He planned to become a professional racecar driver. He grew up in cleveland, ohio, lived in taos, new mexico, and hilo, hawaii.
George lucas 2 will focus on the disneyfication of. George lucas was shown exclusively to 2010 sxsw audiences and a release date has yet to be announced. George lucas, that coagulated the venom into a handy twohour talking head diatribe. Currently there are three star wars movies in production at disney. If anything, it means you like the person even more, you just dont. Jan 29, 2014 george lucas calls disney white slavers in charlie rose interview duration. I cant beleive how badly we treated george lucas during the. Underworld, a massive liveaction series planned by george lucas back in the early 2000s. Aber warum wenden sich so viele star wars fans gegen george lucas. Mike and alexandre continue their discussion of george lucas and the future of star.
Chockfull of impassioned interviews, stopmotion and 3d animation, super 8 action figure films, puppet rants and many other surprises. They did a lot of rehashing for people that want nothing to do with the previous episodes. Mike and jay are joined by alexandre philippe, director of the documentary the people vs. The actors and extras who played aliens, storm troopers and rebels in star wars episode iv. George lucas, the 2010 george lucas in love 1999 4 articles star wars. A new star wars petition is demanding that disney hire lucas in order to direct the final star wars sequel instead of colin trevorrow, and already the idea is beginning to go viral on social media. In june 2014, it was reported that a sequel was in development. As a tiein of their own, jason, shawn and cameron the establishment thompson. The china probrem is the eighth episode in the twelfth season of the american animated television series south park.
George lucas episode 7 treatment details revealed date. George lucas ii is being planned for december 2015, and star wars. That hack alexandre philippe is releasing the people vs. Ever since george lucas revealed that star wars was not the first chapter of a saga, but the fourth part of a ninepart story, people have speculated over. Star wars opens with one of these to give the audience the sense o. George lucas has spoken out on episodes two and three of the star wars saga, and the keyword is yucky.
His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of the people vs. While many seem delighted that george lucas finally handed over the reins, and excited about the future of the franchise. George lucas 2009 starring gary kurtz and neil gaiman on dvd and bluray.
In june 2014 it was reported that a sequel, the people vs. Slated for release in 2010, the people vs george lucas delves into the impassioned feelings and opinions expressed by fans and foes of legendary screen icon george lucas, and the many debates surrounding his legacy. Darth vader david prowse in a scene from film star wars. George lucas takes a silly, annoying, revengeofthenerds approach to its subject, portraying fans of star wars as a bunch of stunted, obnoxious, vulgar weirdos. He is a director and producer, known for george lucas in love 1999, sydney white 2007 and awkward. While many people would suspect george lucas would be disparaging about the latest star wars movies, the auteur has only been publicly positive. George lucas is a documentary fan film by exhibit a pictures released as. Now, thanks to an unearthed batch of footage, fans can at least get a good look at what mightve been. Tonight, the basement dwellers take on the people vs.
Dec 19, 2019 and the odium finally reach its zenith in 2010 with a documentary called the people vs. Episode ii attack of the clones is a 2002 american epic spaceopera film directed by george lucas and written by lucas and jonathan hales. Every episode of this and various other serials from the 1930s and 40s started with an opening crawl to recap the previous episode. Interviewees state that theres no way episode 1 could have lived up to what the movies fans had been imagining since obiwan told luke about the clone wars and the man his father used to be way back in 1977. In 2014, a sequel to the documentary the people vs. September 16, 2011 mike and jay are joined by alexandre philippe, director of the documentary the people vs. Firstly youll discover, or understand better for that matter, why star wars is one of the most important films ever made. A new hope reminisce about their time on set and how making the scifi classic affected their lives and careers. It was said that the film would look into fan reception of the st, disney. It is the second installment of the star wars prequel trilogy, the fifth film to be produced, and the second film in the skywalker saga. George lucas episode 7 treatment details revealed star. Film profile for george lucas, director, born 14 may 1944. An examination of the widespread fan disenchantment with george lucas. George lucas ii wants you to vent about episode vii.
He studied theater and acting in college, including improvisational comedy at the groundlings. George lucas 2 will focus on the disneyfication of the star wars franchise this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. I believe in the hitb episode of people vs george lucas mike says that lucas talks like a simpleton. The trailer for the documentary the people vs george lucas which takes an interesting look at one of the industrys most famous franchises and its creator. Philippe director gary kurtz neil gaiman david prowse anthony waye sandy lieberson. Dec 14, 2015 the final straw was believed to be when david appeared in the 2010 anti lucas documentary the people vs.
Learn more about his life and career in this article. Episode ix would probably be the best way to finish off the franchise. Lucas being unsaddled led to the specific flaws in the prequels, which werent problems with the story. George lucas s edutopia magazine and featured on vh1, the soup on e. George lucas reveals why disney scrapped his star wars 7.
Theres a fine line between love and hate, and some star wars fanatics have crossed that flimsy divide with blasters ablazin when. George lucas, american motionpicture director, producer, and screenwriter who created several of the most popular films in history, most notably the original trilogy of star wars movies, which spawned one of the largest pop culture phenomena of all time. This is about the people affected by the star wars saga and why they would go to such bizarre lengths to prove a point. It is a division of the film production company lucasfilm, which lucas founded, and was created when lucas began production of the film star wars.
Episode vii will be released on december 18th, 2015. For fans wanting the return of george lucas, star wars. How weird is it that the guy who created such a phenomenon would be the one to later humiliate it. The passion the original star wars trilogy inspires in its fans is unparalleled. George lucas explores this uneasy, tenuous relationship between lucas and the fanbase by asking one simple question. Sure, it may seem as though people dont like him now as much as they did 20 years ago, but thats only because it has evolved into a different kind of love. George lucas, to discuss all things star wars, including the new.
The filmmakers behind the documentary the people vs. Piotrs voices can be heard across many platforms, from regular appearances on the howard. George lucas, and its currently making the rounds, appearing at film festivals across the u. Shards of the past is a 2018 star wars fan film created by youtuber star wars theory.276 1587 886 1038 976 206 1341 1291 1170 1094 456 473 130 568 640 635 85 209 1540 1666 31 537 571 1176 1304 473 75 1210 845 113 924 11 147 904