Books tagged: george lucas

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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The Star Wars prequels taught a generation of awestruck, compassionate nerds to become hateful, bitter cynics. It was a Bizarro-Woodstock of geekery. In Poodoo, you can watch one man’s slow decline from rationality to angry madness and finally to acceptance. By Matt Springer, with an introduction by real-life college professor Steven P. Millies, Ph.D.
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera is a comprehensive guide to large scale and romantic outer space adventures in all media. Movies, television, games, animation, comics, role-playing games, books, stories, computer games and more. Ruff helps you develop your fascination with fast spaceships roaming the deep void, sword swinging raygun duels on other planets, aliens and the conflicts of Galactic Empires.
All I Want For Christmas: Beets
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young unlikely Star War's fan finds his abilities on Christmas Eve with the help of his family.
Masro Fhin: Homecoming
Price: Free! Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
FAN FICTION Jedi Knight Masro Fhin is dispatched to his former homeworld to put an end to hostilities with a neighboring planet, but when he discovers the person behind the dispute will he be up to the challenge of stopping him?
“Evil is Everywhere” The Politics of George Lucas and the Representations of War and Totalitarian Power in the Star Wars Prequels
You set the price! Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Author profile
This essay “Evil is Everywhere” discusses the personal politics of George Lucas and the ways in which war and totalitarian power are represented in his films with a case study of the Star Wars prequels.
Film School, Class of '69
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Film School, Class of 69 is a humorous novel about the film school at UCLA. It tells of a brief but pivotal period in the history of cinema, when rebellion flourished and the "establishment" was the source of all evil. The author was a film student who was entirely unaware that the industry was about to change, or that he and his fellow students were about to change it.
Confessions of a Fanboy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Star Wars has generated an amazing fan base, and people all over the world from different generations have stories about growing up with it. This is one of those stories.
What If the Star Wars Sequels Were Based on a Kurosawa Movie Just Like the Original Star Wars?
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fans of Star Wars know full well the debt George Lucas owes to Akira Kurosawa for many of the elements that inspired Star Wars, but few have considered plundering once again from the cave of samurai movies in order to bring back the magic! This thought experiment takes us through that scenario with the point of view that wholesale plagiarism is the key to reviving the franchise.
The Secret History of Star Wars: The Art of Storytelling and the Making of a Modern Epic
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 251,780. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Legacy Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Star Wars is one of the most important cultural phenomena of the Western world. The tale of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and the fall and redemption of Anakin Skywalker has become modern myth, an epic tragedy of the corruption of a young man in love into darkness, the rise of evil, and the power of good triumphing in the end. But it didn’t start out that way...