Gregory Karber writes in to tell me about the crisis in their town: Our local movie theater is refusing to show Star Wars at Midnight! So I decided on a course of action. Pressure local radio stations to pressure the Malco’s managers through a giant email campaign. I’ve set up a webpage with their addresses […]
Episode II vs. Spiderman
There is a poll asking which of the two will gross more. Right now about 20% of the voters underestimate the power of the dark side of the force… Vote here! They also have a short review of Episode II here. The guy says: ‘Spider-man will be blown out of the galaxy’. Of course!
Star Wars Celebration II Update
I just got back from the Celebration in Indianapolis. What a time I had! The organization was immaculate. The features and events were amazing. The fans were just something else. You can expect a full day-by-day report in a few hours. I should also have the photographs up by the end of the week. Enjoy!
AOTC Fun: Immerse Yourself
To supplement HolonetNews.com LFL has launched an extensive online fun and funny web of web sites to keep us going till the release of Episode II. Each web site has the latest trailer, downloads (wallpaper, icons) and a strange flier- each site having its own exclusive content. Each site has a unique Warhol-like feel to […]
Episode II Celebration
Finally all the info about the Attack of the Clones Celebration is up. As expected, there are lots of activities; you can even get yourself cloned! The complete schedule is up at the official site. Check it out here.
Post Midnight Madness Mumblings
So what did you buy today? I am proud/ashamed to say I spent about $150 offline and another $40 online in toys, books and music. 6 action figures, 4 deluxe action figures, one 12”, one speeder, one novelization and one soundtrack later; am I disappointed? No; I loved it. I love the lack of hype. […]
Episode II Spy Alert
View this excellent image of a fighting Anakin from the new AOTC Trading Cards. Warning: this is a great SPOILER! If you want to read some speculations, here it is (SPOILER ALERT): Apparently Anakin loses his arm in this battle, and not – according to the Expanded Universe novel Splinter of the Mind’s Eye – […]
Composer John Williams was interviewed by one of the two Star Wars fan clubs in the Netherlands. He talked about remaking the Trilogy films and inserting Imperial March in Episode IV. These are his words: “I am thrilled to have the chance to go back to something I composed in 1977 and be able to […]
Attack of the Clones Novel
On the TheForce.net forum some people got their hands on a copy of the Episode II novel. Note some interesting facts (SPOILER ALERT): The first chapter is a vision anakin has. 2-3 are about shimi and padme. 4 is what we will see in movie corde dies. on kamino sifo dyas was a real master! […]
K-Mart has AOTC Toys
I saw them! I saw them! Actually, just lightsabers.. but I bought myself a Count Dooku curved lightsaber. Red. Cool. Electronic. Sweet!
Clone War Trailer with ET
Saw ET today; it is still, IMHO, one of the greatest movies of all time. Without a doubt. Why is this Star Wars news? Because the Clone War trailer was shown with it… and I heard from a couple of friends that it was before Blade II also. Don’t know if this is true all […]
Episode II Rough Draft
In what could be the biggest scoop in entertainment web site history, Harry Knowles over at Ain’t it Cool News has seen a rough draft of Episode II. And, he loved it! Loved it more than life itself. This is one of Harry’s rambling reviews you don’t want to miss. Not very spoiler heavy.
Will Attack of the Clones become the shortest Star Wars film ever with a running time of no more than 110 minutes? Hopefully not, but that is what the Hoyts Australian Website reports. If the rumors are true, AOTC will be twenty minutes shorter than The Phantom Menace. Fortunately StarWars.com reports that this has not […]
About Hayden Christensen
Born: 19 April 1981 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (wasn’t Anakin supposed to have been an Aussie?) Pre-Episode II Work: Higher Ground (TV Series on Fox Family) No Greater Love (TV Movie) Harrison Bergeron (TV Movie) Trapped in a Purple Haze (TV Movie) Updated: Life as a House (with Kevin Kline) Since Episode II: Shattered Glass […]
Episode II Confirmations
As we have been a little out of touch in the past week; let me fill you in on details from the Star Wars universe worth taking note : First of all, there is Official confirmation (StarWars.com) that Ahmed Best as Jar Jar Binks, Natalie Portman as Amidala and Ewan McGregor as (a possibly bearded?) […]