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'Star Wars Resistance': A Microcosm of the Prequel Trilogy (Sans Jedi) [REVIEW]

Disney's latest Star Wars animated television show – Disney Channel's Star Wars Resistance – has gotten positive reviews by critics but a mixed response from viewers. Many fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels have been turned off by the show's much younger target audience. I will admit that I was ambivalent about the show […]

The Man Who Preferred The Phantom Menace To The Force Awakens (SPOILERS)

I’d rather watch “The Phantom Menace” than this From a story standpoint, from a fan standpoint, from a structural standpoint, this film is a failure that – nonetheless – will by itself pay for Disney’s four billion dollar acquisition of Lucasfilm and has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 95% positive. I'd much prefer to read an[...]

Panasonic Bringing Star Wars 3D Home This Year

Up front: Don't get too excited because it's only The Phantom Menace.. though, on the other hand, this could be a sign of the way things are going to work across the whole series.Last year, Panasonic gave away copies of the Star Wars saga on Blu-ray for folks who picked up their home theatre kit[...]

Mini Yoda And Mini Darth Maul Fight Over Ice Tea – English Language UPDATE

Seems that one of the chief marketing strategies for the re-release of The Phantom Menace in 3D has been to allow characters from the film to bleed out into ads for other products I suppose that makes a lot of sense.Here's the latest:I'd imaginee an English language version is pretty likely, so I'll update should[...]

Win! Tickets To See Advance Screening Of The Phantom Menace 3D In London

In order to win a pair of tickets, read and follow these instructions: To celebrate the release of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 3D which arrives in cinemas February 9th, we are giving away two pairs of tickets to an exclusive advance screening on Wednesday the 8th February The screening will take place at[...]

There Might Well Be A CG Yoda On The Phantom Menace Blu-Ray, But He Isn't New

Since I ran that report, a video of a CG Yoda from the Phantom Menace has been uploaded and started doing the rounds Seems to be a clash, right? Wasn't Yoda always a puppet in that film?Well, not always First of all, here's the video:[youtube][/youtube]The first blog in my RSS feeds to find that was[...]

SCOOP: Star Wars Phantom Menace 3D Is Done, Signed Off By Lucas

He's confirmed for me that all work is complete on the 3D version of Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace.As well you know, the film is hitting cinemas next February To hear Prime Focus talk about the film, they certainly seem to have done a lot of hard work on this one, considering the[...]

The Phantom Menace Officially Set For 3D Re-Release

The 3D upconversion of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace has been set for February 10th 2012 That's less than a year away - or, if you'd rather, almost a year away.Unless the film is an almighty turkey (in box office terms, because I think we already have some idea of its artistic merits) the subsequent[...]