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  • Star Wars Episode III Title Released: Revenge of the Sith

    07/24/2004 4:32:03 PM PDT · by presidentbowen · 179 replies · 4,618+ views
    Special Announcement: Episode III Title July 24, 2004 is pleased to announce that Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith is the full title of the next Star Wars film, scheduled for release on May 19, 2005. The Sith are masters of the dark side of the Force and the sworn enemies of the Jedi. They were all but exterminated by the Jedi a thousand years ago, but the evil order continued in secrecy. They operated quietly, behind the scenes, acting in pairs - a Master and an Apprentice - patiently biding their time before they could take...
  • Cameras roll on final Star Wars movie

    07/01/2003 2:51:17 PM PDT · by yankeedame · 160 replies · 332+ views
    The Herald-Sun ^ | 30jun03 | MICHAEL OWEN-BROWN
    Cameras roll on final Star WarsBy MICHAEL OWEN-BROWN 30jun03THE republic is crumbling, the forces of evil are massing and a legion of science-fiction fans are quivering in anticipation. The last chapter of Star Wars starts filming today at Sydney's Fox Studios. Almost 1000 crew will work on the $173 million production, which stars about about 60 Australian actors. Fans can watch parts of the filming on webcam. The film, due for release in 2005, will focus on young Jedi warrior Anakin Skywalker being seduced by the dark side of the Force on his way to becoming Darth Vader. Also, Senator...
  • Gore Defends the Dixie Chicks

    04/01/2003 8:41:40 AM PST · by RockSolid · 122 replies · 353+ views
    (3/31/03, 7 a.m. ET) -- The Dixie Chicks controversy continues with the trio getting some support from former Vice President Al Gore. Gore spoke to a college audience last week on the subject of fewer companies owning more media outlets, and what he sees as the increasing lack of tolerance for opposing views. According to the Tennessean, Gore used recent attacks on the Dixie Chicks that followed anti-war comments by Natalie Maines as an example. Gore told the audience, "They were made to feel un-American and risked economic retaliation because of what was said. Our democracy has taken a hit,"...
  • The Two Towers: A FReeper Review

    12/18/2002 8:15:42 AM PST · by egarvue · 75 replies · 459+ views
    Last night, I had the pleasure of attending a midnight showing of The Two Towers. What follows is my attempt at a spoiler-free review. Of three books of the trilogy, "The Two Towers" was always my favorite - I looked forward to the movie in fevered anticipation. I decided to throw caution to the wind and go to the midnight showing; I knew I would be hurting at work today (quick nurse, my caffine IV is low!) I was very surprised to get to the theater in our small city and find it utterly packed, my friend and I were...