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Star Wars Episode III : Birth Of The Empire

timothy posted more than 10 years ago | from the birth-of-a-marketing-blitz dept.

Star Wars Prequels 970

lemmen writes "According the Brtish tabloid The Sun, Star Wars III will carry the name 'Birth Of The Empire'. This will be announced soon according the article. Also it describes one of the highlights of the movie: 'A thrilling lightsabre clash between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker while surfing on lava.' Can't wait till May 15th 2005!" Thanks to reader ExoticMandibles, another quality news source: Teen Hollywood. Update: 05/20 05:47 GMT by T : Gokey writes with a correction: "StarWars.com indicates that the movie is released May 19th, 2005 (exactly one year from now) not May 15th, 2005."

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fp (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197893)

the new star wars movies suck

Yawn (-1, Offtopic)

ravenspear (756059) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197897)

I can't wait till they are over with.

"Birth of the Empire"? (5, Funny)

Radon Knight (684275) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197898)

I suppose the only consolation is that it could have been worse. How, exactly, is eluding me at the moment, but I am sure that it could have been.

Did you not hear the rumors? (5, Informative)

Xhad (746307) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197916)

For awhile everyone thought it was going to be called "The Creeping Fear".

What a coincidence... (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197959)

That's exactly how I would have described my feelings about more prequels after the first one.

Re:"Birth of the Empire"? (4, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197976)

"Star Wars: Birth of George Lucas' Hollywood Hills Mansion"

Who cares? (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197899)

After Return of the Jedi, and the last two horrible "prequels", why do you people still line up to pay for Lucas's garbage?

Star Wars III: (3, Funny)

noewun (591275) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197901)

The Birth of a Migraine.

I'll wait... (3, Insightful)

Shmoe (17051) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197902)

There was always an official Lucas announcement as to the names of the prequels, and many many rumors/fake names... anyone think this is legit?

Re:I'll wait... (5, Insightful)

ForestGrump (644805) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197935)

Its "news" coming from a tabloid. How much credibility should I give it?

I would trust Maxim more...but that is only because I have a subscription to it.

-Grump

I sense a disturbance in the Force... (3, Funny)

Luigi30 (656867) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197903)

The biggest question: Will it pull a Star Trek and contradict everything we know already?

Re:I sense a disturbance in the Force... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197941)

When did Star Trek do that?

Re:I sense a disturbance in the Force... (1)

Jhon (241832) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197966)

(COUGH)Enterprise(/cough)

Surfing on lava? (5, Funny)

Andorion (526481) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197904)

... surfing on lava? ... surfing on lava? ... surfing on lava? ... sorry, brain seems to be malfunctioning.

~Berj

Re:Surfing on lava? (5, Funny)

Profane MuthaFucka (574406) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197925)

Makes sense. I bet they are even going to jump right over a lava shark.

Re:Surfing on lava? (1, Redundant)

scotch (102596) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197981)

The star wars series has definitely "jumped the shark".

Re:Surfing on lava? (1)

h4ter (717700) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197984)

I believe said shark scene happened in the Phantom Menace. Remember the underwater sequence right after Jar-Jar was introduced?

Re:Surfing on lava? (5, Funny)

BuddieFox (771947) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197944)

"sorry, brain seems to be malfunctioning."

Well, considering the quality of the past two Star Wars movies, estimates say that George Lucas's brain did the same thing ca 1984..

Re:Surfing on lava? (1)

fromtheblueline (717915) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198005)

Well it looks like Dick Dale just beat out John Williams for the score...

Re:Surfing on lava? (2, Funny)

TedTschopp (244839) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198020)

NOOOOO! That's not true, that's impossible!

Re:Surfing on lava? (4, Interesting)

PhotoBoy (684898) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198026)

Yeah surfing on lava isn't quite how I imagined the final showdown between Anakin and Obi-Wan, I was hoping for something akin to The Phantom Menace's Maul/Obi-Wan battle which was an excellent display of talent and choreography. I suspect this surfing on lava thing will mean Anakin and Obi-Wan are CG I throughout most of the scene. :(

What did you expect? (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9198042)

How else would they out crapulate Tomorrow Never Dies?

A spoiler for episode III is that Anakin will go over to the dark side after he whores himself out to dirty old senator palpatine, and tries to hang himself while huffing bantha poodoo in an effort to find an altered state of the force where the memories of wrinkled sagging skin no longer haunt him. And count dooku dies of cancer.

Re:Surfing on lava? (2, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9198056)

I seem to remember reading the novel adaption back in the 80's and it came up that he was burned by lava. Am I just imagining things or was this known about even back then?

t3h l33t f1rst p0s7 (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197906)

pwnis

surfing on (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197909)

tony hawk skateboards... GET THEM NOW! Special star wars edition!

hmmmm.... i wonder.... (3, Interesting)

fresh27 (736896) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197913)

could anakin get burned during the lava fight, hence the need for the darth vader get-up? or is that just too BLINDINGLY OBVIOUS?

Re:hmmmm.... i wonder.... (3, Informative)

Soothh (473349) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197960)

ummmm, thats been known for several years that the lava damage to anakin is why he wears the get up.

Re:hmmmm.... i wonder.... (2, Funny)

ravenspear (756059) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197962)

The one article says: "The movie, which is the sixth in the series, also features Anakin being transformed into the evil Darth Vader when he falls into the lava..."

Re:hmmmm.... i wonder.... (1)

sweetooth (21075) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197983)

Or you could have just read the linked articles... if you could call them articles.

The movie, which is the sixth in the series, also features Anakin being transformed into the evil Darth Vader when he falls into the lava, and his baby son, Luke, being smuggled to safety to the desert planet Tatooine.

Re:hmmmm.... i wonder.... (3, Funny)

fresh27 (736896) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198034)

The Hollywood source said: "Anakin and Obi-Wan fight on platforms on the lava. They control these like surfboards." wow, sounds absolutely terrible. if i wanted to see that, i'd go watch spy kids 3d.

Re:hmmmm.... i wonder.... (5, Funny)

kannibal_klown (531544) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198044)

The story of Anakin's physical transformation was already told in books from a WHILE back.

But yeh, it goes something like that.

At least Lucas didn't completely shred everything and say "you know, I think we should make him wear the suit because Jar Jar accidentally superglues it to his head."

Re:hmmmm.... i wonder.... (1)

Kenja (541830) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198053)

"could anakin get burned during the lava fight, hence the need for the darth vader get-up? or is that just too BLINDINGLY OBVIOUS?"

I'm sure this fine series of movies wouldn't go for somthing so obvious. I bet the transformation is far more subtle and sinister.

Bwa ha ha ha ha, heh.

No realy, he falls in. Even says so in the article.

Re:hmmmm.... i wonder.... (1)

kalidasa (577403) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198071)

It all but says that in Lucas's original book of the first film. So yeah, I think it's blindingly obvious.

argh (0, Offtopic)

GusShultz (456458) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197914)

Another Star Wars dissappointment

Nah (2, Funny)

Jethro (14165) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197915)

It's actually "Revenge of the Empire".

Re:Nah (1)

Mz6 (741941) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197955)

Sounds more like "Revenge of the Nerds" to me... Awaiting another disappointment from Lucas

Surfing? (-1, Flamebait)

dupper (470576) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197917)

Fuck you, Lucas.

Is it really? (-1, Redundant)

dokhebi (89124) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197920)

I will wait until Lucas officialy anounces the title.

"Surfing on lava"? (1, Interesting)

Ummagumma (137757) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197921)

*barf*!

I think I'll pass on this one, at least in the theaters.

Man, what a shame to see such a great franchise take such a huge steaming crap...

Re:"Surfing on lava"? (2, Funny)

nate1138 (325593) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198010)

Yeah, it's even worse to see them smear it on some celluloid and try to pass it off as a movie.

Re:"Surfing on lava"? (2, Funny)

greenskyx (609089) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198028)

If you would have RTFA you would have noticed that Anakin uses Jar Jar as a surf board.

The Sun (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197922)

Down with Rebekah Wade and her disgusting organ!

Incidentally (2, Informative)

darth_MALL (657218) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197923)

Birth of the Empire will be released one year from Today! [starwars.com] SWEET!

A great birthday present George! (2, Funny)

l33t-gu3lph1t3 (567059) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197924)

My birthday's on the 15th of May. What a better present than a dissappointing end to a 30 year long franchise. Please Lucas...don't screw it up...

Re:A great birthday present George! (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9198025)


Please Lucas...don't screw it up...


Too late...

Oh good grief. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197926)

Also it describes one of the highlights of the movie: 'A thrilling lightsabre clash between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker while surfing on lava.'


Note to self: wait for it to come out on DVD.

Oh great (2)

geek (5680) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197928)

Oh great, lava surfing. That's all we need. Anyone remember Kurt Russell surfing in Escape from LA? God I hope it's not that lame.

Re:Oh great (4, Insightful)

Giant Killer (33130) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198015)

Oh great, lava surfing. That's all we need. Anyone remember Kurt Russell surfing in Escape from LA? God I hope it's not that lame.
Right, but the difference in Escape from LA was that it was supposed to be lame. Making fun of itself.

George is being serious. Almost makes you feel sorry for him. Billions of dollars can't save him from still being an idiot...

I can't wait. (0, Redundant)

berchca (414155) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197929)

I'm really curious what will come of that saber duel!

Re:I can't wait. (0, Redundant)

kannibal_klown (531544) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197980)

"I'm really curious what will come of that saber duel!"

OOHHH. OOHHH. I bet Anakin kicks Ben's ass and walks away unscathed. :-)

i cant wait!!!! (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197930)

wooooohooooooooo
(and slashdot, your "lameness filter" sucks

Just one more push Mrs. Sideous .... (5, Funny)

pyros (61399) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197931)

Aahhhhh, it's a Vader! Congratulations.

oh wow, a new movie (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197936)

[yawn]

Morons! (1, Redundant)

Patik (584959) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197939)

There is no lava in space!

Re:Morons! (1)

pyros (61399) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198014)

well, as long as you can't here it. the deep freeze of space cools down the lava enough to surf in, didn't you know?

Re:Morons! (1)

FuzzyShrimp (751090) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198036)

Sure there is... how do you think they wash their hands when they get dirty? Oh, you don't mean the soap!

ugh.. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197940)

A thrilling lightsabre clash between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker while surfing on lava.


Sounds more like lucas is surfing on heroin. Jesus... i would have preferred, A thrilling story that doesn't completely suck donkey ass!

A new hope... (3, Interesting)

Henrik S. Hansen (775975) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197943)

Hopefully, we can get the magic from the first three movies back.

I think both Episode I and II were good movies (II was better than I), but still somewhat lacking compared to the first three.. Perhaps it was the overuse of CGI?

Re:A new hope... (1)

TedTschopp (244839) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198055)

Critically speaking and looking at all the parts, I was a better movie. II was a worse movie, but it fit getter into the star wars universe.

teen hollywood??? (0, Offtopic)

brysnot (573631) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197948)

let's hope that ExoticMandibles is truly a teen and not a middle aged, balding man that hangs out at the mall.

Birth of the Empire? (2, Funny)

Stitch_626 (744380) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197949)

Sounds like we are in for a "labor" of pains.

Ok, that was bad. Sorry.

Surfing? (1)

Unnngh! (731758) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197951)

...on liquid hot magma?

Wait, that's a different movie. Copycats.

Sounds great... (1)

Hopelessness (742112) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197952)

Surfing on lava as one of the main hilights... so this is just another special-effects filled movie lacking an almost all other aspects?

Keep Continuity. PLEASE Don't Make It Stupid Surf (5, Funny)

kannibal_klown (531544) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197954)

I vaguely remember that much of Anakin's damage (and the subsequent need of the Darth-suit for life support) was due to him and Ben fighting near lava or plasma. So, I'm glad that's still in there.

But I swear to God in heaven! If the battle consists of Ben and Anny fighting while surfing on 2 rocks floating on a lava flow, I'm walking out.

Knowing Lucas lately, they'll be Beach Boys playing in the background, and Anny will be catchign some "serious air, maannnnn".

Surfing (4, Interesting)

Anonymous Custard (587661) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197957)

Surfing on lava... surfing on a shield down stairs at Helm's Deep... what's with Hollywood's need to write out-of-character surf stunts into sci-fi/fantasy movies?

Well... (0)

nycsubway (79012) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197963)

This should be interesting. I hope this is as good as the original. If george lucas really did envision 9 total movies, then he should already have the scripts ready. The last two star wars movies seemed like he was just thinking it up on the spot, and letting the plot follow the special effects. I hope this movie has more plot.

BIRTH OF A NATION (0, Troll)

Emot (700249) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197968)

Was an excellent film regarding this fine Republic's upbringing and growth from nothingness to a delightful little hate-filled boiling kettle of rage and racial despisement and MERCHANDISING! Man, Birth of a Nation branded clotheslines, silk nightgowns and galvanized buckets fetch up to and exceeding fifteen dollars at auction! Considering their initial purchase prices of three to twelve cents, that states an increase of well over ten thousand per cent! This information bodes well for the Birth of an Empire collector's market. So kids, get out there and buy buy buy up all the Birth of an Empire merchandise you can possibly fit down your dumb throats! The lava-field Anakin and Throat Crush: The Game for X-Box and PS2 should fetch obscene amounts in auctions one century hest.

Surfing? Awesome! (2, Funny)

Xhad (746307) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197969)

Yeah, a surfing scene is always a great way to spice up a sequel [imdb.com] .

Great title..not (5, Funny)

fliptout (9217) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197971)

This is one birth that should have been aborted.

Oh gawd, surfing? (0)

barjam (37372) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197974)

SURFS UP DUDE!!

I just hope they don't play surf music.

in the dumper (1)

werdnab (556710) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197985)

That's exactly where Star Wars v 1, v2, and now v3, belong. Bring back the '60s

Wierd (1)

Auckerman (223266) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197986)

Considering the theme parallels between the old and new movies, I assumed the name would relate to the culimination of the rise of the Sithe, not the Empire. If you want to get all pseudo-philosophical, the need "balancing of the force" is the theme, which is why the Sithe are needed.

What do I know.

Re:Wierd (1)

the_2nd_coming (444906) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198059)

uh...Anny balances he force because he has 2 children Luke and Leah. Luke ends up as the representative of the dark side and Leah ends up as representative of the light side.

hence, the balance.

Are those crickets chirping that I hear (4, Insightful)

BillFarber (641417) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197987)

May I humbly propose, without attempting to troll, that the Star Wars franchise is no longer relavant? Like most pop art, it is no longer in fashion. Most people I talk to today simply don't care.

Well, so long as... (1)

ajservo (708572) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197989)

They add Bonzi Buddy on his surfboard into the shot, I'm okay with the lava surfing stuff...

The more CG they cram in the better...

or... (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9197991)

Anakin dies... Episode 7 comes out months later revealing that JarJar is ObiWan's new Padawan and that episodes 4-6 were just a dream. New franchise of starwars movies announced.

Surfing on Lava, wish sharks (1)

aardwolf204 (630780) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197993)

Also it describes one of the highlights of the movie: 'A thrilling lightsabre clash between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker while surfing on lava.'

But the question on everyones mind is, will Obi jump the lava shark?

Surfing? (3, Insightful)

Kallahar (227430) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197997)

Surfing on lava? SURFING ON LAVA? I guess we're in store for another gripping special effects movie which utterly bores anyone over 8 years old.

Now, if they fired Lucas and made the Zahn books into movies then they could rekindle the franchise, but Lucas would never allow that.

surfing on lava? (2, Interesting)

Pidder (736678) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197998)

WHY OF WHY? I don't want the coolest lightsabre fight ever to take place surfing on lava. I want it to take place in a very sterile evironment where there are only two people, two lightsabres and the finest lightsabre techniques of the galaxy.

Lava (4, Insightful)

l810c (551591) | more than 10 years ago | (#9197999)

'A thrilling lightsabre clash between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker while surfing on lava.'

Oh great, this will be ultra realistic. Lucas has just gotten way too happy with the CGI in the prequels. Give me the old minatures any day.

4-6 were cool because they were grounded in reality with some cool special effects. The prequels have lost all sense of reality. A few of the things that bug me:

A planet with a water core that you can travel through, I just don't think this was possible
Yoda needed cane to walk and then doing double back flip, mctwists while fighting.
Jedi's plummiting 100's of feet through the air and landing on flying cars.

My list goes on and on. Fighting on lava is another example.

Re:Lava (1)

wwest4 (183559) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198048)

George Lucas to 1810c: I wish that I could just wish away my mistakes - but I can't.

Should have been, "Revenge of the Ewoks" n/t (1)

Beebos (564067) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198000)

n/t

It just gets better... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9198003)

Clashing lightsabres while surfing on lava and balancing beachballs on their noses.

BiG EV3R SP001L3R!!! (1)

Tei (520358) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198006)

Fighting at lava final?

You have ruined me the whole 6 films now.

Surfing on lava makes sense (5, Interesting)

Gothmolly (148874) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198009)

Heck, for a Jedi, WALKING on lava is possible. That might be a cool fight - each has to walk on the lava, then they're using the Force to stay walking on the surface w/o dying - Annakin somehow losing his concentration, and slipping into the lava.

Spoiler alert (5, Funny)

Minwee (522556) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198012)

"The sixth movie in the series also features Anakin's transformation into evil Darth Vader and his baby son, Luke, being smuggled to safety to the desert planet Tatooine."

Holy crap! Darth Vader is Luke's father? Way to spoil the ending for me, guys.

Episode 3 information (2, Informative)

a_ghostwheel (699776) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198017)

Just go HERE [theforce.net] and satisfy your curiosity about plotline of episode 3.

Wholly abandoning realism (2, Interesting)

xThinkx (680615) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198018)

At least the first three (4,5,&6) were SOMEWHAT realistic. Sure there was some futuristic/fantasy gear, but light sabers, blasters, and the force aren't that far of a stretch.

But now you bring in SURFING ON LAVA! What the hell kind of stupid ass idea is this? Somewhere in the formula of $goodMovie = $whatsAlreadyBeen done * $somethingExtravagantlyStupid ^ $corporatefunding there is a missing $creativity, $originality, or $substance, and that's just going to make this move suck more than EP 1.

On an altogether second star wars bitch, I still fscking hate Jar-Jar Binx, and think whoever created that turdmonkey should be shot, even if it is Lucas

Maybe... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9198032)

"A long time ago in a galaxy far away..."

I wonder which galaxy this takes place in. If D="distance from milky way" and T="time elapsed between movie events and the present" and D=T, then radio waves might be arriving about now. Perhaps SETI will pick up a signal that makes references to Alderaan...

Ride the Walrus (2, Insightful)

SilentChris (452960) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198033)

Anyone else getting the picture in your head from that one episode of Futurama, advertising "Walrus Juice" with a guy "Riding the Walrus" (and, you know, actually surfing on a walrus)? The message there was "don't make things extreme for the purposes of making them extreme". At this point, I think Lucas is way in over his head with this.

Lousy Title (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9198038)

I dunno, that title seems to be too similar to this one: The Birth of a Nation [filmsite.org]

Lava surfing (1)

NeoPotato (444954) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198045)

Hmm... My girlfriend defines "lava surfing" as when you screw up a jump in the Super Mario Brothers games and land squarely in the middle of a lava pit.

...I think I'd pay to see Anakin and Obi Wan do that. Especially if Jar Jar joins them, but gets a nice little "GAME OVER" blip.

Let's go surfing now... (1)

Tesko (719892) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198052)

This remind anybody else of the beach boy's song?
Cept it could go like...

Jedi's going surfing now.. Even the Sith are learning how..

Birth of the empire?! (1)

gpinzone (531794) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198057)

And I thought "Attack of the Clones" was a horrible title.

Cheesey attempts to appeal to teens (4, Funny)

Bluetrust25 (647829) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198058)

"...while surfing on lava."

Obi-wan: You will not fall to the dark side!
Anakin: Hang ten old man!

(Anakin escapes)
Obi-wan: Bogus

My wife says that the only joy she takes from this is that it's the last movie.

Queue abligatory abortion jokes... (1)

Mysticalfruit (533341) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198060)

Pretty much at this point I'm not sure that Lucas can fuckup Star Wars anymore. It's like thowing shit on a manure pile.

He could replace Natalie Portman with Britney Spears. Maybe replace R2D2 with a muppet or something, but those would probably be improvements.

Surfing on Lava? (1)

tool462 (677306) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198063)

There's a "Hot Grits" joke in there somewhere, but I'll be damned if I can find it.

what happened to lucas? (4, Insightful)

circletimessquare (444983) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198065)

surfing on lava?

how can someone create such a dark and fantastic universe and make it so compelling int he first 3 movies, and then fill it with things like jar jar and "surfing on lava" (whoa gnarly yo!) and other idiocies in the last 3

well, the ewoks were a hint of the direction i guess

maybe lucas, who said he wants this to be for kids, not adults, is crashing the entire ship of the series against this rock of kid-friendliness

but you don't have to make it like shrek to appeal to kids

i mean i saw star wars at 7, and it was stunning... no jar jar binks needed to apply to captivate me

i think lucas really screwed up that whole "kid-friendliness" dictate- what that really means to be "kid-friendly", and what its dubious implementation might do to the tone of the series

Engine schmengine (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9198069)

Great. We've had a Jewish stereotype flying slave-owning scrap dealer, a Japanese stereotype evil scheming trading guild, a 1930s negro stereotype comical figures-now-available-in-stores alien. What's in this movie? A stereotype British evil planet landlord? A stereotype German warmonger attacking peace-loving planets? Or maybe even a stereotype Texan emperor invading rogue planets to bring peace (while secretly plotting to steal their dilithium crystals).

Lucas makes me want to vomit.

Waiting a little longer (1)

portwojc (201398) | more than 10 years ago | (#9198072)

Can't wait till May 15th 2005!

Neither can I, that's only 4 more days till episode III is released.

http://www.starwars.com/episode-iii/bts/producti on /news20040518.html

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  • dl
  • dt
  • dd
  • em
  • strong
  • tt
  • blockquote
  • div
  • quote
  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>