#32: George Lucas | Star Wars Saga (GUEST: Lucas Siegel)


The cast of NJAM welcomes Lucas Siegel, writer, journalist and site editor of Newsarama to discuss the legacy of George Lucas and his most influential body of work, Star Wars. Join us as we transcend the stars and enter a galaxy far, far away.

I. Intro

A. Lucas Siegel

Newsarama | @LucasSiegel

II. The Cinema of George Lucas (00:04:15)

A. The Bashing of George Lucas

  1. The People Vs George Lucas

B. Early Films

  1. Filmmaker | THX 1138 | American Graffiti

C. Role as Producer and Technological Visionary

  1. Willow | The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles | Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark | ILM

III. Star Wars (00:51:28)

A. Our Origin Stories

B. The Power of Myth

C. Original Trilogy

  1. A New Hope | The Empire Strikes Back | Return of the Jedi

C. Prequel Trilogy

  1. The Phantom Menace | Attack of the Clones | Revenge of the Sith

D. The Clone Wars

E. Star Wars Rebels

IV. Mini Segments (01:38:00)

A. What is NJAM Watching?

  1. House of Cards | True Detective

B. Lucas Siegel’s Newsarama News Corner

  1. Guardians of the Galaxy

VI. Closing (01:48:50)

Original Music

The music found in this episode was written and performed by the talented Jesse James

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi.

Additional Material

NJAM highly recommends:

The Cinema of George Lucas

It’s a very well researched, comprehensive read. If you decide to purchase it, please use our included affiliate link.


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