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Star Wars 3D episodes canned to concentrate on Star Wars: Episode VII

Star Wars 3D episodes canned to concentrate on Star Wars: Episode VII

By 28 January 2013

Disney-owned Lucas Film has announced that its original plan to offer a 3D version of Star Wars Episode II and III in cinemas this autumn has been postponed.  The company announced the news on its website saying: "Lucasfilm has decided to postpone this... >>

Star Wars crew member: I hate 3D

Star Wars crew member: I hate 3D

By 12 August 2011

After the Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray box-set has been released, the next major event in the sci-fi series' calendar is the release of each of the six movies in 3D. George Lucas and his team have been beavering away, converting each movie for... >>

Industrial Light & Magic: Star Wars Blu-ray reveals things never meant to be seen

Industrial Light & Magic: Star Wars Blu-ray reveals things never meant to be seen

By 12 August 2011

Star Wars: The Complete Saga arrives on Blu-ray in the UK on 12 September, and two of the special effects team who worked across the movies have told Pocket-lint that, thanks to the Full HD transfers, we should expect to see things that wouldn't have... >>

Stormtrooper helmet designer defeats George Lucas in court battle

Stormtrooper helmet designer defeats George Lucas in court battle

By 27 July 2011

In a landmark copyright case, original Stormtrooper helmet designer Andrew Ainsworth has emerged victorious over George Lucas, being allowed to continue manufacturing replicas in the UK. Ainsworth argued that he wasn't creating artistic works, which have... >>

Star Wars Blu-ray hands-on

Star Wars Blu-ray hands-on

By 15 July 2011

Rarely have we been so excited about three 30-second video clips as we were at the Digital Entertainment Group Europe event held in Disney's offices last night. For the first time on UK soil, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment played actual footage of... >>

THX talks 3D, Cameron & Star Wars

THX talks 3D, Cameron & Star Wars

By 24 May 2011

Imagine you're a passionate film technician who's spent hours laboriously ensuring that the look and sound of your latest feature film is up to date. It launches at the cinema and it looks fantastic - just as the director intended. But what happens when... >>

George Lucas: 3D will completely take over cinema

George Lucas: 3D will completely take over cinema

By 31 March 2011

George Lucas has boldly stated that he believes that 3D will eventually be the dominant format for movies, and that even today, 2D films are old hat. Sitting on a digital-film panel at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, US, alongside James Cameron and Dreamworks... >>

Star Wars 3D in the pipeline

Star Wars 3D in the pipeline

By 21 January 2010

Star Wars in 3D could become a reality as George Lucas has stated that he was impressed with the technology used in Avatar and its subsequent success at the box office. Lucas states: “We’ve been looking for years and years and years of trying to take... >>


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