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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Stories From the Sith...

Although I'm eager to see the movie, I can't get into the big Star Wars craze. Sorry to say that between Jar Jar Binks and the special, one-of-a-kind, non-chemistry acting display between Portman and Christensen in Attack of the Clones, I originally didn't feel that Lucas needed to bother with capping off this pile of crap.

But no one really listens to me and maybe that's a good thing in this case because some of the early reviews seem to be good. Steven Spielberg saw it and cried, maybe because he realized that War of the Worlds is going to get destroyed at the box office and Kevin Smith also loved it a little too much. Of course he thought Jersey Girl was a good movie.

Nonetheless I know Stephanie and Adam will beat the rush to catch this flick early. I'm actually going to watch it Friday night with my ex-girlfriend at a cinema in Tampa that promises no "strange or inappropriate attire" will be acceptable. Thank god.

However, since I don't care about spoilers and I really care what most of you think, I want to know what you think of it. You can just say you loved it or you can go in depth. You have my full permission to do spoilers or even translate the whole fucking script in the comments. I could care less. I already know the jist of the story.

So as you hit the theaters and return let me know if the Sith is the Shit...Please :)

And for your reading pleasure, tons o' links.

Long Wait Ends for Sith Fans [AP]
With Sith, Lucas' Empire Strikes Back [CSM]
Tale From the Darth Side [Boston Globe]
Star Wars: Darth Lite [Washington Post]
Revenge Served: Jedi Style [Vancouver Sun]
Welcome to the Dark Side [Chicago Tribune]
The Redemption of George Lucas [NPR]
Ebert Gives It 3.5 Stars [Chicago Sun-Times]
Star Wars on Track for Record Opening [NYT]
Some Surprises in that Galaxy Far, Far Away [NYT]
Star Wars Licensed to Make Killing [Reuters]

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