Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (Lucasfilm, 1999)

I can’t think of many movies that carried the amount of hype that this movie did upon its release. Off the top of my head, the movie that comes closest is the 1989 Batman. Like Batman 1989, “The Phantom Menace” was ubiquitous in pop culture. If you were present in society at all in 1999 … More Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (Lucasfilm, 1999)

Star Wars Limited Edition DVDs (20th Century Fox, 2006)

If there’s one thing I learned through the years about Lucasfilm, is that they are very shrewd when it comes to making money. I noticed that they came up with reasons to re-release the original trilogy on video and laserdisc. In 1995, it was the last time you could be able to own the original … More Star Wars Limited Edition DVDs (20th Century Fox, 2006)

C-3P0 (Kenner, 1995)

2015 has been a nostalgic year for Star Wars.  For most casual fans the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens later this month is the catalyst for the Star Wars nostalgia trip.  For me however the waters run much deeper.  True there is the long awaited non-George Lucas directed feature film coming … More C-3P0 (Kenner, 1995)