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George Lucas' Star Wars is one of the defining works of the 20th century, inspiring scientists and engineers to push the envelope of technology. watch

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From the light sabre to the Death Star, Star Wars is one of the defining science fiction works of the later 20th century. George Lucas' imagination has inspired generations of scientists and engineers to push the envelope of technology. watch

VIDEO: George Lucas

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George Lucas
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Length: 42:00
Aired: 3/7/2012

From the light sabre to the Death Star, Star Wars is one of the defining science fiction works of the later 20th century. George Lucas' imagination has inspired generations of scientists and engineers to push the envelope of technology. watch

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Credits

Year Title Description
2011 Prophets of Science Fiction TV Show Series, Appearing
2009 AFI Life Achievement Award TV Show Series, Appearing
2006 Black Book Movie, Director
2006 Black Book Movie, Writer
2000 Hollow Man Movie, Director

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Movie News: Showgirls Director Gets Thomas Crowned

Paul Verhoeven will direct Pierce Brosnan but sadly not Rene Russo in a sequel to The Thomas Crown Affair remake. Me, I'm boycotting unless Famke Janssen gets the female lead.... Jada Pinkett Smith will make her directorial debut with The Human Contract, a rom-com whose description makes it sound an awful lot like the old Melanie Griffith/Jeff Daniels movie Something Wild.... Juno director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody are reteaming for Jennifer's Body, a horror comedy about a man-eating cheerleader.... Ridley Scott has signed on to helm Stones, a Stonehenge spookfest. — Ben Katner read more

A long time ago I read ...

Question: A long time ago I read something about a lawsuit and some kind of a fake critic — what was it about and was there a resolution?


Answer: The legal case you remember was a class-action suit filed in 2001 by two disgruntled California moviegoers who claimed that ads featuring glowing quotes by "David Manning" of The Ridgefield Press enticed them to see A Knight's Tale under false pretenses. Leaving aside the fact that I think moviegoers who rely on quote ads to make viewing decisions are on a par with diners who let TV commercials suggest where they should eat, the suit turned up the fact that there was no David Manning. Although there is a small Connecticut newspaper called The Ridgefield Press, two advertising executives at Sony Pictures invented critic David Manning out of whole cloth. That also amazes me, given that the field of movie reviewing is read more

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