George Lucas finally gets it. Sort of. The flannel-abusing 67-year-old director recently told The New York Times Magazine, "Why would I make any more [Star Wars movies] when everybody yells at you all the time and tells you what a terrible person you are?" But just when you thought he was taking h ... More >>
Pay Up!Lucasfilm Ltd., the Marin-based film company that was found guilty of firing Julie Gilman Veronese for being pregnant must pay $1.3 million in attorney fees, according Veronese's attorneys.Angela Alioto, the former city supervisor who is representing Veronese in the case, said Thursday tha ... More >>
Impressive, Mr. Fouch. Most impressive. But you are not a Jedi ... period.In the lightsaber, the Jedi Knights had "an elegant weapon for a more civilized age." Here in the earth-bound 21st century, we're stuck with the lawsuit. Still, not as clumsy or random as a blaster, when you think about it. ... More >>
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