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Dinner with Lucas

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If you have some spare change lying around you could win a dinner with Lucas! Right now they're auctioning a dinner with Francis Ford Coppola, John Lasseter, Chris Columbus, Philip Kaufman and George Lucas. Check out the auction here.

So if you got the chance to eat dinner with George Lucas what would you talk about? What would you ask him?

Help finish ROTJ: Revisited!

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Blue milk.

IT'S MY TRILOGY, AND I WANT IT NOW!

"[George Lucas] rebooted the franchise in 1997 without telling anyone." -skyjedi2005

"Yeah, well, George says a lot of things..." a young 1997 xhonzi on RASSM

"They're my movies." -George Lucas. 19 people won oscars for their work on Star Wars (1977) and George Lucas wasn't one of them.

Rewrite the Prequels!

 

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If he was sterile.

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^Sorry, that was the thought that popped into my head.  I couldn't stop thinking about it. 

IT'S MY TRILOGY, AND I WANT IT NOW!

"[George Lucas] rebooted the franchise in 1997 without telling anyone." -skyjedi2005

"Yeah, well, George says a lot of things..." a young 1997 xhonzi on RASSM

"They're my movies." -George Lucas. 19 people won oscars for their work on Star Wars (1977) and George Lucas wasn't one of them.

Rewrite the Prequels!

 

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Actually you just have a meal with a couple of stagehands holding props that you talk to.  

Coppola, Lasseter, Columbus, Kaufman, and Lucas will be added to the dinner in post.  

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Tobar said:


If you have some spare change lying around you could win a dinner with Lucas! Right now they're auctioning a dinner with Francis Ford Coppola, John Lasseter, Chris Columbus, Philip Kaufman and George Lucas. <a href="http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290607988421">Check out the auction here.</a>

So if you got the chance to eat dinner with George Lucas what would you talk about? What would you ask him?


I'd ask him what the hold-ups are with the Star Wars live action series. If it's ideas, I have them. If it's writers, I know them. If it's production, I know people. If it's money - for fuck's sake George you're a billionaire, do you no longer have passion for Star Wars?

Soon or later I'd probably pitch him and he'd just get fed up talking shop and make his excuses and leave. And this child's dream will finally be crushed to closure. Yes, George is just paying the mortgage nowadays, just like me.

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I would get Lucas and Coppola pissed and goad them into a fight.

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Funny, I thought Lucas is not allowed to enter any restaurant....

you know... "We don't serve their kind here" lol

He’s no good to me dead

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I would at least ask Columbus why he never came back to the Harry Potter film franchise; I've always wondered...

As for Lucas? I'd try not to offend him, but... I'd very, very politely ask for the original versions of the original films in a format that isn't calibrated for the best TVs of the early '90s.

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Marty.McFly said:

I'd rather bid to have Lucas FOR dinner. :D

Um...

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No John Milius?? What's the point? Most of those guys I'd just say "If you love computers so much why don't you marry one?" Burn.

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miker71 said:

 

I'd ask him what the hold-ups are with the Star Wars live action series. If it's ideas, I have them. If it's writers, I know them. If it's production, I know people. If it's money - for fuck's sake George you're a billionaire, do you no longer have passion for Star Wars?

 

I don't have the quote handy or who said it but it's been made known the hold up with the live-action series is money.

The scale they're apparently going for is almost film production worthy but they want to do it on tv budget. Of course it could all be bulls**t but I'm just the messenger.

 

"Well here's a big bag of rock salt" - Patton Oswalt

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Something I wonder about with the developments in make up, props, and effects is if you could have a visual style similar to that of the original films. I mean, maybe I'm talking out of my ass here, but I would think some practical effects would be easier than an abundance of CGI and green screen.  

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God damn it, I don't live anywhere nearby!

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I'd ask him why he keeps changing the colours of the OT lightsabers to all sorts of wonky colours but refused to use any colours other than single shades of blue, green, and red in the PT (Mouse Windex's purple saber excepted, of course).

TRANSMODERNISM > POSTMODERNISM > MODERNISM > PREMODERNISM

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I would ask Columbus about his Indiana Jones script.

Kind of worse than Last Crusade in places but at least Brody is not a moron in it.

As for George i would ask him about trying to erase the oot from existence and his 1984-ing of history, but then i would get thrown out by security.

Before i got thrown out i would ask Francis about why in gods name he made Godfather 3 and had the brilliant idea of casting his daughter.

 

“Always loved Vader’s wordless self sacrifice. Another shitty, clueless, revision like Greedo and young Anakin’s ghost. What a fucking shame.” -Simon Pegg.

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Bingowings said:

So Uncle George, are you an Angel?


lol

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Tobar said:

So if you got the chance to eat dinner with George Lucas what would you talk about? What would you ask him?

Me: So George, this wine is pretty good, eh?

George: Yeah, he he. Just like my prequel films...

Me: No George. This wine DOESN'T taste like urine. How many times do I have to keep telling you? Anyways... (Looks at wine bottle) Yikes, this is pretty expensive. Glad you're paying, you being a billionaire and all...

George: He he, actually I was kinda hoping you would pay.

Me: (Into Wine glass) Cheapskate Cunt

George: What was that?

Me: Oh, nothing. Nothing. (Pours George another glass) Here, have some more.

George: Thanks (George downs the glass in one gulp)

(I pull out a contract and will of tesiment)

Me: George could you just sign this please?

George: Sure, fine. Ok

(George signs the contract, enabling me the rights and stuff.)

Me: Thanks George. (Get's up) Well, that's all I really came for. Enjoy the rest of your poisoned Wine. Ta ta!

(I walk off, as George falls face first into his spaghetti Bolognase)

Me: Evil Laugh (Lightning strikes)

...................

 

Probably something like that.

Maybe.

George doesn't have a food taster, does he?

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Although I've been to Skywalker Sound a few times, actually meeting George seems like it would be really uncomfortable to me.  It would be like there's a big pink elephant in the room that we wouldn't be allowed to discuss.

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I'd bring up some of his alternate story ideas that I've read about in various interviews and script drafts and ask him if there were any other directions he considered exploring before he arrived at the point he did.

"George, we hate you for making more Star Wars movies.  Please make more Star Wars movies."

-The Internet

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Darth Bizarro said:

I'd bring up some of his alternate story ideas that I've read about in various interviews and script drafts and ask him if there were any other directions he considered exploring before he arrived at the point he did.

 He'd lie.

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CWBorne said:

I would think some practical effects would be easier than an abundance of CGI and green screen.  

That's not the point to Lucas... he's stated a few times that he hates shooting and loves editing. If you do everything practical, it has to be done right while shooting the actors. If you shoot the actors in front of the green screen EVERYTHING can be changed during editing. And that's what he does.