People Vs George Lucas Documentary


People vs. George Lucas in the Press

From our world premiere at SXSW to festivals all around the world, we’ve had some amazing press coverage so far. A chronological archive of press articles, interviews, and reviews of the film can be accessed in this section – with links to all the sites and full articles for you to browse.

2011

ReThink Review: TPVGL — This is the Movie You’re Looking For (HuffingtonPost, Jonathan Kim, May 18, 2011)

TPVGL: Geek Love Turns Sour in ‘Star Wars’ Fan Fest (Examiner.com, Lori Huck, May 13th, 2011)

Reverend’s Reviews: Separation Anxiety (Movie Dearest Blog, Chris Carpenter, May 13, 2011)

Movie Review: The People Vs George Lucas (LATimes.com, Gary Goldstein, May 13, 2011)

Alexandre O. Philippe’ s “The People Vs, George Lucas” is a hoot (CinemaWithoutBorders.com, Robin Menken, May 12, 2011)

How the Force Became A Farce – The People Vs George Lucas (BoxOfficeMagazine.com, Mark Keizer, May 07, 2011)

Weekend Movie Forecast: Thor Vs. The People Vs. George Lucas (Gothamist.com, Melanie Jane Parker, May 07, 2011)

The People Vs George Lucas review (NYPost.com, Kyle Smith, May 05, 2011)

The People vs. George Lucas – May 13 in Santa Monica (Examiner.com, May 05, 2011)

Film Review: The People vs George Lucas (FilmJournal.com, Ethan Alter, May 05, 2011)

A New Star Wars? The People vs George Lucas (Moving Pictures Network, Randee Dawn, May 04, 2011)

USA Today’s POP Candy Celebrate Star Wars Day (May 04, 2011)

FilmFanReview.com Special Star Wars Day review (May 04, 2011)

ComingSoon.net picks People vs George Lucas for THE CHOSEN ONE (May 03, 2011)

Huffington Post’s Marshall Fine reviews PVGL (May 03, 2011)

Comedy Film Ners’ Neil Weakley reviews PVGL (May 02, 2011)

Imagine Festival in Amsterdam (April 15, 2011)

Examiner.com Florida Film Festival review (April 15, 2011)

Florida Film Festival spotlight (April 11, 2011)

Turkish blog – El Altindan Notlar (April 11, 2011)

Kosmorama TV Festival video review – Denmark (April 07, 2011)

Lightning Octopus Florida Film Festival Review (April 06, 2011)

United Film Festival review (April 06, 2011)

On the box with Chris Philpott – Star Wars Parodies (April 03, 2011)

The Orlando Sentinel reviews PVGL 3 out of 4 stars (April 02, 2011)

Director Alexandre on Breakfast Talk at TVNZ on demand in New Zealand (February 21, 2011)

3News.co.nz Video on Demand review of PVGL (February 17, 2011)

Documentary Edge Film Festival PVGL review – New Zealand

2010

People vs George Lucas picked #1 for The Movie Maven TOP 10 Films of 2010 (December 18, 2010)

KROQ Podcast with Kevin Smith and Hot Waffles (KROQ, August 24, 2010)

George Lucas On Trial (GeekChicDaily, August 19, 2010)

Chicago Comic Con: William Shatner, SW Doc and more come to Chicago (The Huffington Post, August 17, 2010)

Review of The People vs. George Lucas (LAsThePlace.com, August 14, 2010)

How I deal with my STAR WARS Celebration V envy (Chicago Now, August 13, 2010)

Is George Lucas Making His Own SW Fan Doc to Combat The People vs. George Lucas? (/Film, August 12, 2010)

Did ‘Star Wars’ become a toy story? (Los Angeles Times, August 12, 2010)

Star Wars – When the Fans hit the Sith (The Independent, July 9, 2010)

LA Film Fest Interviews: The People vs. George Lucas (Examiner.com, July 7, 2010)

A Brief Respite With The People vs. George Lucas (Bagged and Boarded, July 1, 2010)

Silverdocs Documentary Festival 2010: The People vs. George Lucas (PopMatters, June 29, 2010)

LAFF 2010 Review: The People vs. George Lucas (Gordon and the Whale, June 28, 2010)

Silverdocs: Nerds Icing nerds at The People vs. George Lucas Party (Washington City Paper, June 28, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas entertains audiences at every stop (Examiner.com, June 27, 2010)

EIFF 2010: The People vs. George Lucas Review (Den of Geek, June 27, 2010)

Edinburgh International Film Festival (The Independent, June 27, 2010)

We Find Your Lack Of Faith Disturbing: The People vs. George Lucas Movie Review (G4, June 25, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas Review – Edinburgh Film Festival (HeyUGuys!, June 25, 2010)

Magic, controversy of ‘Star Wars’ comes to Silverdocs (Gazette.net, June 25, 2010)

Edinburgh 2010: The People vs. George Lucas (Empire Online, June 23, 2010)

‘The People vs. George Lucas’ brings its case to L.A. Wednesday night (Los Angeles Times, June 23, 2010)

Silverdocs Documentary Festival offers a few lighthearted choices (The Washington Post, June 20, 2010)

EIFF Reviews: The People vs. George Lucas (The Scotsman, June 19, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas Film Review (View London, June 18, 2010)

A Fanboy Guide to the Los Angeles Film Festival (Los Angeles Times, June 17, 2010)

Los Angeles Film Festival: Best of the Fest (LA Weekly, June 17, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas is not just for the lightsaber licensed (The Filmsmith, June 17, 2010)

Our far-flung correspondents (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, June 17, 2010)

An Exclusive Interview with Alexandre Philippe and Robert Muratore (It’s Just Movies, June 13, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas Full Hot Docs Interview (rgb filter, June 9, 2010)

Interview with Robert Muratore, Producer of The People vs. George Lucas (AMOG, May 28, 2010)

George Lucas, What Have You Done? (MovieTalkFest, May 5, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas – Hot Docs 2010 (Press+1, May 4, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas Review (Dork Shelf, May 4, 2010)

Hot Docs Doc of the Day: The People take on George Lucas (Moviefone, May 3, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas: the verdict? (rgb filter, May 3, 2010)

Hot Docs 2010: The People vs. George Lucas (Sound on Sight, May 3, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas – Film Reel Review (The Film Reel, May 3, 2010)

Exclusive: Alexandre Philippe Leads The People vs. George Lucas (Film School Rejects, April 8, 2010)

Watch & Learn: It’s a Fan’s World (Moving Pictures Magazine, March 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas (Moving Pictures Magazine SXSW Review, March 2010)

‘The People vs. George Lucas’ Explores Fan Rift (The Wall Street Journal, March 30, 2010)

George Lucas, the most hated filmmaker in America (Salon.com, March 28, 2010)

The One Thing George Lucas Could Do To Sway The People In His Favor (io9, March 23, 2010)

Comic Con Lands In Rosemont (Journal Online, 23 March 2010)

SXSW 2010: The People vs. George Lucas (Directors Notes, March 23, 2010)

Geekscape Interviews Alexandre Philippe at SXSW 2010 (Geekscape, March 23, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas: GotchaMovies SXSW Movie Review (March 22, 2010)

SXSW Film: The People vs. George Lucas (The Austin Chronicle, March 19, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas (The Movie Maven, March 19, 2010)

The Movie Maven: SXSW Movies (The Movie Maven, March 19, 2010)

SXSW 2010: Dispatch Seven (Slant Magazine, March 18, 2010)

SXSW: People vs. George Lucas Packs Vitriol, Nostalgia (Wired.com, March 17, 2010)

SXSW Review: The People vs. George Lucas a Compelling Look at Fandom (Film.com, March 17, 2010)

Director Alexandre Philippe talks to BigFanBoy (BigFanBoy, March 17, 2010)

SXSW: The People vs. George Lucas Helps Us Heal (Cinemablend, March 15, 2010)

Star Wars! Ewoks! The Almighty Sarlacc! (Tor.com, March 15, 2010)

SXSW Review: The People vs. George Lucas (Film School Rejects, March 14, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas – Film Review (The Hollywood Reporter, March 14, 2010)

SXSW Interview: The People vs. George Lucas’s Alexandre Philippe (Film School Rejects, March 13, 2010)

Movie Director makes his case for ‘Star Wars’ Fans in ‘The People vs. George Lucas’ (Geek To Me, March 13, 2010)

The War of ‘Star Wars’ Fans and George Lucas (Yahoo! Movies, March 12, 2010)

George Lucas Doc: Exploring the love-hate relationship with SW fans (Entertainment Weekly, March 11, 2010)

SXSW Interview: ‘The People vs. George Lucas’ Director Alexandre O. Philippe (Cinematical, March 11, 2010)

SXSW Film Preview: The People vs. George Lucas (Austinist, March 11, 2010)

Talking with the Man Behind The People vs. George Lucas (The Sci-Fi Block, March 3, 2010)

SXSW Preview: a chat with the director of ‘The People vs. George Lucas’ (Austin360.com, February 25, 2010)

Star Wars Episode VII: Oedipus Wrecks (NBC, February 24, 2010)

Why the people may hate George Lucas (CNET News, February 11, 2010)

SXSW 2010: Alexandre Philippe Talks The People vs. George Lucas (Twitch, February 6, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas is really a Twisted Love Letter (Wired.com, February 5, 2010)

Star Wars Fans take George Lucas to court! (Geek To Me, February 5, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas Trailer Rekindles My Need For Therapy (Omega Level, February 5, 2010)

New Teaser Trailer: The People vs. George Lucas (/Film, February 4, 2010)

Documentary asks, did George Lucas $%@! your childhood? (Syfy, February 4, 2010)

The People vs. George Lucas Rules on the Director’s fate at SXSW Fest (io9, February 4, 2010)

How Necessary? (Hollywood Elsewhere, February 3, 2010)

Fans get a chance to vent in Denver director’s film (The Denver Post, October 11, 2009)

Force or Farce? (The New York Post, September 3, 2009)

The People vs. George Lucas: New Interview with Director Alexandre Philippe! (Jeurling.org, March 5, 2009)

Should George Lucas Be Condemned For Crimes Against Our Childhood? (Gizmodo, February 14, 2009)

Landmark ‘People vs. George Lucas’ Case To Be Decided Next Year (Defamer, February 13, 2009)