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Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy

Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy By Dan Golding Star Wars after Lucas A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy Politics craft and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars for a new ageA long time ago in a galaxy far far away way back in the twenty first century s first decade Star Wars

  • Title: Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy
  • Author: Dan Golding
  • ISBN: 1517905427
  • Page: 332
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy By Dan Golding Politics, craft, and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars for a new ageA long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away way back in the twenty first century s first decade Star Wars seemed finished Then in 2012 George Lucas shocked the entertainment world by selling the franchise, along with Lucasfilm, to Disney This is the story of how, over the next five years, Politics, craft, and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars for a new ageA long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away way back in the twenty first century s first decade Star Wars seemed finished Then in 2012 George Lucas shocked the entertainment world by selling the franchise, along with Lucasfilm, to Disney This is the story of how, over the next five years, Star Wars went from near certain extinction to what Wired magazine would call the forever franchise, with films in the works than its first four decades had produced.Focusing on The Force Awakens 2015 , Rogue One 2016 , The Last Jedi 2017 , and the television series Rebels 2014 18 , Dan Golding explores the significance of pop culture nostalgia in overcoming the skepticism, if not downright hostility, that greeted the Star Wars relaunch At the same time he shows how Disney, even as it tapped a backward looking obsession, was nonetheless creating genuinely new and contemporary entries in the Star Wars universe.A host of cultural factors and forces propelled the Disney engineered Star Wars renaissance, and all figure in Golding s deeply informed analysis from John Williams s music in The Force Awakens to Peter Cushing s CGI face in Rogue One, to Carrie Fisher s passing, to the rapidly changing audience demographic Star Wars after Lucas delve
    Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy By Dan Golding

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    1. Dan on said:

      A thoughtful, well informed and nicely rounded reflection on the first few years of the Star Wars franchise in the Disney era, combining critical accounts of the new films with discussions of media industries, fandom, and questions of franchising and legacy filmmaking The author s passion and excitement are infectious, and the book strikes a great balance between critique and celebration.

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