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Lucasfilm Games Returns!

Lucasfilm Games was first created back in 1982 by George Lucas. It was in charge of creating original titles, as well as developing, publishing or licencing the Lucasfilm brands. It was best known for making adventure games such as Maniac Mansion, the Monkey Island series, Grim Fandango and some Indiana Jones titles, but when it […]

Howard The Duck – Screen Savers

In 2017, when you say ‘Marvel movie’, you think of Avengers, Captain America: Civil War, X-Men or Deadpool. There was a time, however, when Marvel made what many believe to be a very bad movie. I am talking about the first ever live-action, feature length theatrical release of Howard the Duck in 1986. Technically speaking, Marvel Studios did not exist […]

Boba Fett Was Original Villain Of Episode Six

It’s the eternal struggle of any original trilogy fan that someone as cool as Boba Fett croaked so quickly. However, according to former Lucasfilm fan relation officer, Craig Miller, our tight-lipped bounty hunter was originally intended for a much larger part! In an interview with Inverse, Miller explained that Star Wars was intended to extend to […]

Forgotten Childhood – Hook

Of all Steven Spielberg‘s creations, I hold a special place in my heart for this overlooked gem, no matter what the fat cats at Rotten Tomatoes think. Hook (1999) proposes a simple question in response to J. M. Barrie‘s iconic creation, Peter Pan. What if the Boy Who Never Grew Up did just that? Robin […]

Forgotten Childhood: Labyrinth

Given the recent loss of David Bowie it only seemed fair to sit down on Sunday, duvet in hand and throw on Labyrinth. Released in 1986 this fantasy musical directed by Jim Henson and George Lucas, starring David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly is exactly what you would expect when these minds, along with Brian Froud as the conceptual designer, come […]