The Phantom Menace. Attack of the Clones. Revenge of the Sith. Chances are, your stomach turns at just hearing those titles. Ten years have passed since the Star Wars prequel trilogy concluded...and perhaps it's time to give these much-maligned films a second chance.
Image from Walt Disney and Lucasfilm Back when James Bond returned after a six-year hiatus, there was a certain amount of pressure to prove that the character and thus the franchise was still relevant. No, it wasn’t the end of the Cold War and changing sexual politics that threatened Pierce Brosnan’s [...]
(SPOILERS, PG-13 Language) videogamedunkey shows us some advanced tips and tricks for Metal Gear Solid V, including caring for pets, dealing with troops and harnessing the destructive power of supply drops.
``Writing down 4.7 billion euros ($5.2 billion) of privately held senior bonds to help fix Greek lenders may cost the nation 49 billion euros. Banks may only be able to bail in the privately held bonds if they do the same to state-guaranteed notes used as collateral for European Central Bank loans. Show More Summary
"Star Wars" fans lining up for #ForceFriday might want to check out this vintage news report from 1999, before the release of "The Phantom Menace."
When Lucasfilm decided to reboot the Star Wars film franchise, the Expanded Universe was decimated in its wake. Dozens of books, games and comics that many fans had accepted as canon were suddenly struck from the timeline, leaving only the movies and a few select projects as official relics of Star Wars lore. Show More Summary
As long-awaited as The Phantom Menace but presumably not as disappointing, here's our first good look at Ash on his signature car, ready to cut some she-bitch screwheads. With this and the anno...
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers the steelbook releases of the first 6 Star Wars film for just $16.96 each instead of $24.99. –Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace Steelbook (Pre-Order) – $24.99 $16.96 –Star...Show More Summary
Plenty of bad movies have had their soundtrack released on vinyl. Even The Phantom Menace soundtrack got a deluxe LP edition earlier this year. Now comes the album that nobody has been waiting for: Ship To Shore PhonoCo. will be releasing the soundtrack album to Manos: The Hands Of Fate onto glorious vinyl. Show More Summary
When George Lucas released the Star Wars prequels, starting with Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 1999, he made changes to the universe that rankled many fans. One element many took issue with was that he explained the Force, and that it originates with something called midi-chlorians. Show More Summary
Michael Jackson, like most fans, wanted to be in a "Star Wars" movie. The King of Pop campaigned for a role in "Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace"; he hoped to play Jar Jar Binks, an unfortunate choice for several reasons, one being that George Lucas didn't want to go in that direction. Show More Summary
You won’t find many people to argue against the claim that Jar Jar Binks from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace is one of the most annoying characters to ever hit the big screen. He’s a bumbling cartoon of a character who has no place in...Show More Summary
Long live Jar Jar Binks. In a new interview with VICE, Ahmed Best, the actor who played Jar Jar in the second Star Wars trilogy, discusses his turbulent journey from nothingness to notoriety. Among the many haphazard gems in the Q&A, there's an anecdote involving George Lucas and The King... More »
In what could have been the only thing more distracting than a heavily accented space lizard doing pratfalls in the background of the most heavily anticipated sequel in science fiction movie history, Michael Jackson apparently lobbied to play the character of Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Show More Summary
Random House is set to release a new set of Little Golden Books based on each of the first six Star Wars films: The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. The adventure-filled series of books, available to pre-order online […]
Del Toro was set to play Darth Maul in The Phantom Menace, which could be a factor in his being offered the villain role in the follow-up to The Force Awakens "Benicio Del Toro Has Been Offered a Star Wars Villain Role Again" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary
Lots of stuff about new Star Wars this week as we all decompressed from San Diego Comic-Con and listened to the John Williams Star Wars score about as many times as when The first Phantom Menace teaser came out. Ok, that last part might have just been me. Show More Summary
Star Wars Episode I: Racer was one of the better things that came out of 1999’s The Phantom Menace, and Mon Gazza Speedway was one of its best tracks. While there’s no new podracing game on the horizon, Victor Lammert’s cool tribute is a really close match to a shot from an imagined modern version. Read more...
Week to week we look at important moments in the world of Star Wars! This week sees Harrison Ford's wrap on Empire Strikes Back, an important day of filming on The Phantom Menace and a celebration of Porkins! Read the full article on...Show More Summary
Although NATO officials are beating the drums over Russia's mythical military threat, Western governments are reducing defense spending while their citizens are eschewing military service, Daniel McAdams points out.