Originally Posted by Caveat Emperor
Just because Lucas is a ham-fisted hack who bought into all his own hype doesn't mean someone else can't do good work.
Ouch. The man only created the most popular movie series ever -- movies that captured the imagination of generations of filmgoers, ingrained themselves into popular culture worldwide and changed how Hollywood worked, from financing to special effects to marketing.
Star Wars, which Lucas directed, was the 8th largest grossing movie -- in 1997!