The Cinema of George Lucas

The Cinema of George Lucas Author Marcus Hearn
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060589382
Release 2005-03-01
Pages 264
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Citing the filmmaker's contributions to the movie industry since the inception of the Star Wars series, a tribute to Lucas's vision draws on interviews and the Lusasfilm archives to survey some of his most significant achievements.



Masters of Cinema George Lucas

Masters of Cinema  George Lucas Author Karina Longworth
ISBN-10 2866429044
Release 2012-09-17
Pages 104
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George Lucas (born 1944) is a producer, screenwriter and director, who played a major role in the anti-establishment New Hollywood movement of the 1970s and helped define the blockbuster era of the 1980s. He is best known as the creator of the Star Wars space opera and the producer of the iconic Indiana Jones adventure film series. Lucas had directed THX 1138 (1971) and American Graffiti (1973) before launching, in 1977, the first film in the Star Wars franchise. Rapidly a worldwide pop culture phenomenon, this was followed by two sequels: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983). Sixteen years later a new trilogy, The Phantom Menace (1999), Attack of the Clones (2002) and Revenge of the Sith (2005), was released. The Star Wars series has spawned a range of other media, including TV series, video games and comic books. With this simple yet powerful saga, Lucas has created a brand, a business empire and a technological revolution.



George Lucas

George Lucas Author John Baxter
ISBN-10 0006530818
Release 2000
Pages 450
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George Lucas is one of the most innovative bigtime players on the movie scene. His three Star Wars films and the trio featuring the action hero Indiana Jones (all six of which Lucas conceived, produced and co-wrote) are some of the most popular films ever made. To finance them, he masterminded a revolutionary redrawing of the financial agreements under which films were produced in Hollywood, snatching away control of funding, intellectual content and the distribution of profits from studios, and placing them in the hands of the film-makers themselves.



John Ford s Influence on the Cinema of George Lucas Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese

John Ford s Influence on the Cinema of George Lucas  Steven Spielberg  and Martin Scorsese Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:26583032
Release 1992
Pages 174
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John Ford s Influence on the Cinema of George Lucas Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from John Ford s Influence on the Cinema of George Lucas Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full John Ford s Influence on the Cinema of George Lucas Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese book for free.



George Lucas

George Lucas Author Brian Jay Jones
ISBN-10 9781472224347
Release 2016-12-06
Pages 320
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George Lucas by Brian Jay Jones is the first comprehensive telling of the story of the iconic filmmaker and the building of his film empire, as well as of his enormous impact on cinema. At once a biography, a business manual, and a film history, George Lucas will, for the first time explore the life and work of a fiercely independent writer/director/producer who became one of the most influential filmmakers and cultural icons - a true game changer. On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining, independent science fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theatres. Its distributor - 20th Century Fox - were baffled by the film. The film's production had been a disaster from nearly day one, hampered by bad weather, malfunctioning props and ill-fitting costumes. But its release on a quiet Wednesday in May of 1977, changed cinema forever. The film was Star Wars. The fiercely independent thirty-three year-old George Lucas was just getting going. Determined to control every element of the film-making process he had founded Lucasfilm ltd., in 1971. Among his hits, Lucas gave us six Star Wars films and four featuring the globetrotting archaeologist Indiana Jones. Together these ten films have earned more than $6 billion worldwide and won some of the largest and most devoted fan bases ever seen. In 2013 he sold Lucasfilm to Disney for $4.05 billion. Along the way the man who invented the Blockbuster also gave us computer generated imagery (CGI), created a small animation company called Pixar and reinvented the way movies were made, marketed and merchandised.



Identity Politics in George Lucas Star Wars

Identity Politics in George Lucas  Star Wars Author John C. McDowell
ISBN-10 9781476624501
Release 2016-03-04
Pages 208
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George Lucas spoke about the didactic role of cinema and about his own work being presented through the "moral megaphone" of the film industry. A considerable body of scholarship on the six-part Star Wars series argues (unconvincingly) that the franchise promoted neo-conservatism in American culture from the late 1970s onward. But there is much in Lucas' grand space opera to suggest something more ideologically complex is going on. This book challenges the view of the saga as an unambiguously violent text exemplifying reactionary politics, and discusses the films' identity politics with regard to race and gender.



George Lucas A Biography Text Only Edition

George Lucas  A Biography  Text Only Edition Author John Baxter
ISBN-10 9780007464265
Release 2012-10-11
Pages 464
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The first major biography (since 1983) of the great movie mogul George Lucas, whose marketing techniques have transformed the film business. His fourth Star Wars film, The Phantom Menace, released in 1999, was perhaps the most eagerly awaited cinematic event of all time.



George Lucas

George Lucas Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 1578061253
Release 1999
Pages 237
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A director, producer, and writer, George Lucas is the power behind "The Force." The son of a conservative small-town businessman, he grew up to become arguably the most identifiable and popular filmmaker in the history of the medium. Yet unlike his more publicly engaged contemporaries, Lucas rarely grants reporters an audience. This first book of Lucas's interviews affords fans and students of film and science fiction a rare opportunity. Editor Sally Kline collects conversations from the reticent director spanning Lucas's entire career, from the making of his first film, 1971's THX-1138, through American Graffiti, the triumph of the Star Wars trilogy, and even a 1999 interview given while awaiting the release of Star Wars: Episode One--The Phantom Menace. In interviews from venues such as Rolling Stone, Playboy, and American Film, Lucas reveals his distrust of the Hollywood establishment, his love for making movies, and his unambiguous values and how those values translate into the epic clash between good and evil created when he explores characters like Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker. Lucas revolutionized the movie industry and created the most successful film series of all time. Along with films of his close friend Steven Spielberg, Lucas's releases invented the notion of blockbuster movies. Before the end of the millennium, he could count the loyal fans of the Star Wars trilogy in the millions. Sally Kline is film critic for The Journal newspapers. She has worked as a film commentator on a number of Washington, D.C. radio stations and as a guest lecturer at George Washington University. A freelance writer and researcher, she has contributed to two books, including a biography of Robert F. Kennedy.



The Star Wars

The Star Wars Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 1783294981
Release 2014-08-21
Pages 184
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Before 'Star Wars' there was 'The Star Wars' This is an adaptation of Lucas's rough-draft screenplay for what would become the film that changed the world.



Droidmaker

Droidmaker Author Michael Rubin
ISBN-10 0937404675
Release 2006
Pages 518
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The inside story of George Lucas, his intensely private company, and their work to revolutionize filmmaking. In the process, they made computer history. Discover the birth of Pixar, digital video editing, videogame avatars, high definition television, THX sound, and a host of other icons of the media age. Lucas and his friend Francis Coppola were not only central to the renaissance of independent film, but they both played pivotal roles in the universe of entertainment technologies we see everyday. Book jacket.



Revenge of the Sith Illustrated Screenplay Star Wars Episode III

Revenge of the Sith  Illustrated Screenplay  Star Wars  Episode III Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 9780345484888
Release 2005-04-02
Pages 200
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EPISODE III–THE ONE AND ONLY OFFICIAL SCREENPLAY, available exclusively in ebook format, including scenes that did not appear in the movie itself! This is the complete, final screenplay written by George Lucas, as brought to life before the cameras by a stellar cast of performers and an unparalleled team of special effects wizards. Enjoy a rare and fascinating director’s-eye-view of all the action, all the legendary characters, and each of the exotic worlds from science fiction cinema’s greatest saga, as it comes full circle. And thanks to the images from the final cut of the movie itself, you’ll be able to visualize the adventure as it unfolded throughout the shooting of Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. For the total Star Wars fan and filmmaking enthusiast alike, this extraordinary ebook is an essential part of the Star Wars experience. Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!



The Star Wars Trilogy

The Star Wars Trilogy Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 9780345453396
Release 2002
Pages 720
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A twenty-fifth anniversary edition brings together the original, complete "Star Wars" novels in a single volume that includes "Star Wars : a New Hope," "The Empire Strikes Back," and "Return of the Jedi."



Episode 1

Episode 1 Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 0811823156
Release 1999
Pages 344
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Relive the magic of Episode I in this pocket-sized, action-packed, illustrated adaptation of the film.



Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace

Star Wars    Episode I  The Phantom Menace Author Patricia C. Wrede
ISBN-10 9780545482714
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 192
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Book Details: - Format: E-book - Publication Date: 3/1/2012 - Pages: 192 - Reading Level: Age 8 and Up



Who Is George Lucas

Who Is George Lucas Author Pam Pollack
ISBN-10 9780698171879
Release 2014-05-01
Pages 112
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As a child his passions were comics and cars, but George Lucas grew up to be one of the most successful filmmakers of all time. He is a producer, screenwriter, director and entrepreneur whose company Lucasfilms pioneered the movie effects that changed the world of animation. He founded Industrial Light and Magic, which transformed special sound and visual effects throughout the Hollywood film industry. He is best known, of course, as the creator of the Star Wars movie, television, gaming, toy and merchandise empire, as well as the archeologist-adventure series Indiana Jones. Discover the man behind the magic in Who Is George Lucas? From the Trade Paperback edition.



Star Wars Frames

Star Wars  Frames Author George Lucas
ISBN-10 1419704702
Release 2013-10-29
Pages 736
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Presents Lucas' shot-by-shot selections from the six Star Wars films, sharing iconic and unexpected moments from each film.



Skywalking

Skywalking Author Dale Pollock
ISBN-10 0786749768
Release 1999
Pages 216
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Filled with revelations about the origins and making of American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi, this only full-length biography of filmmaker and cinematic visionary George Lucas has been updated with a substantial new chapter that discusses the revamped Star Wars Trilogy Special Edition, the Star Wars prequels, the filming of the first installment, and the controversial ways in which Lucas's approach and success continue to alter the landscape of the film industry.