Star Wars Memorial

The People vs. George Lucas takes aim at the creator of Star Wars—perhaps the most enduring pop culture myth of the past 50 years, and a story that taught many of us how to play, with the help of those ubiquitous action figures of the late 1970s. This documentary might be called “democratic” cinema, drawing from hundreds of online video submissions by fans angry at how Lucas re-edited the original Star Wars trilogy for re-release—ironically, submissions created with technology that people like Lucas helped develop.

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Sojourners Magazine September/October 2010
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