George Lucas

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DisneyMustPay: authors form task force to fight for missing payments
Coalition of author groups call for Disney to pay outstanding royalties owed to writers of novels and comics including Star Wars, Alien and Buffy the Vampire Slayer series it now owns

Alison Flood

28, Apr, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Racist trolls may think they own Star Wars, but the saga's diversity issues are not cut and dried
The social media harassment of Kelly Marie Tran was abominable, but it’s not fair to say that racism is baked into the epic franchise’s core

Ben Child

05, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Hear me out: why The Phantom Menace isn't a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending maligned movies is a plea to revisit George Lucas’s loathed first Star Wars prequel

Luke Holland

15, Jan, 2021 @6:55 AM

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Star Wars author appeals to Disney in fight over royalties
Alan Dean Foster claims media giant has not paid him royalties for his books after acquiring Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox

Alison Flood

19, Nov, 2020 @2:08 PM

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Would George Lucas's Star Wars sequels have been better than Disney's?
It was a relief to many fans when the creator of Jar Jar Binks lost control of the space saga but his vision for the films that followed made a lot of sense

Ben Child

12, Nov, 2020 @3:48 PM

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Fifteen years on, how does Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith stand up?
It promised a return to the gravitas of earlier films, and it had Ewan McGregor and Ian McDiarmid on board. But it also had Hayden Christensen

Ben Child

21, May, 2020 @3:55 PM

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The Empire Strikes Back at 40: did the Star Wars saga peak too early?
A thrilling sequel opened up the Star Wars universe back in 1980 for better or worse with many underwhelming chapters then following

Scott Tobias

21, May, 2020 @5:35 AM

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Disney’s stable of heroes dominates the big-screen galaxy
Investors criticised the studio’s deals with Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm, but the strategy has paid back 10 times over

Mark Sweney

22, Dec, 2019 @12:04 AM

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker fan review with spoilers: 'The thrill is tangible'
The story isn’t perfect, the reanimated Leia is weird and the Emperor is a pantomime villain – but who cares when you’re skipping along at lightspeed?

Jordan Hoffman

18, Dec, 2019 @1:10 PM

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order review – the force is strong in this one
With its satisfyingly challenging lightsaber combat and on-brand recreation of the Star Wars galaxy, this is the game fans have been waiting for

Oliver Holmes

15, Nov, 2019 @5:00 AM

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A load of 'MacClunkey': will George Lucas’s Star Wars tinkering never end?
Lucas has reportedly changed the famous Greedo scene in 1977’s Star Wars again, for its broadcast on Disney+. It’s yet another pointless edit by the director

Ben Child

13, Nov, 2019 @5:24 PM

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The Rise of Skywalker trailer – five things we learned
In the final Star Wars movie, Kylo Ren is devilish, Palpatine is spooky, C-3PO pegs out, Jannah leads the charge and Rey sparkles

Jordan Hoffman

22, Oct, 2019 @9:51 AM

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