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You know, I’d gradually _lost_  most of the respect I had for George Lucas, that I once had as a kid or teen or early 20s person. The more films I see, like some of the 60s war movies about WW2 and also Akira Kurosawa movies, I see how much Georgey borrowed from them when making the original trilogy. And after seeing the second trilogy I started to wonder if he’d had any hand in writing the screenplays for the originals at all. My theory was that Joseph Campbell wrote them, but I have no proof.

Anyway, it’s interesting to read this news on a film he’s put together all by himself about the African-American pilots in WW2. Good for him. I hope it’s a success. I hope the dialog’s a bit better that when Samuel L Jackson was talking to Yoda. I’ll go see it when I’m back in Australia for the brief visit I’m heading for next week. That is, if it’s released then.

— YS @ 9:21 pm, January 12, 2012

3 Comments

  1. He was on a talk show last night, talking about how difficult it was to get a film distributed with an all black cast.

    Comment by PK` — January 13, 2012 @ 1:40 pm
  2. umm … you left out ‘lost’ ?
    but it’s OK because your readers are so smart they knew what you meant anyhow.
    GL adopted a child. there is no Mrs GL. so weird. or not.
    Hope you get to see the film. happy travels.

    Comment by Marshall Stacks — January 15, 2012 @ 12:24 pm
  3. Ah ha, yes I did. Whoops. My brain it no works well.

    Comment by YS — January 15, 2012 @ 12:36 pm

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