‘Strange Magic’ Has Something That Resembles a Trailer

There are bad trailers, and then there’s this incomprehensible thing promoting “Strange Magic,” an animated feature that feels like Blue Sky’s “Epic” produced by the people who made “Delgo.”

Lucasfilm Announces Surprise Animated Feature ‘Strange Magic’

Disney-owned Lucasfilm dropped a bombshell on the film world this morning: “Strange Magic,” a new previously-unannounced animated feature based on a story by George Lucas, will be released into theaters by Disney’s Touchstone Pictures label on January 23, 2015.

How Disney Bought Lucasfilm

Good long-read in Businessweek about how Disney bought the Star Wars franchise and Lucasfilm. The article is short on major revelations, …

Creating Chewbacca

Great weekend read: Michael Heilemann explores how George Lucas created Chewbacca, or rather how he…um…borrowed…it from somebody …