If there’s one thing the Star Wars faithful known to be true, it’s that it is hard to go a day without having a discussion with another fan about how much they dislike the prequel trilogy of The Phantom Menace, Attack Of The Clones, and Revenge Of The Sith (Sometimes giving a pass to Sith). Show More Summary
Time-Tested Rules for Life: 1. Paul Krugman is right. 2. If you think Paul Krugman is wrong, consult rule (1). Josh Bivens reminds Mike Konczal reminds me of how out-to-lunch the Obama Treasury was about the macroeconomic situation back...Show More Summary
Almost exactly three years from the release of “Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace,” “Episode II - Attack of the Clones” opened in theaters on May 16, 2002 with many excited for the release of the latest chapter, and hopeful that...Show More Summary
Hackers and cyber criminals are targeting oil tankers as part of an increase in potentially "catastrophic" online attacks against the oil logistics industry, a new security report has revealed.
Many people who saw The Phantom Menace left with a burning desire to murder Jar Jar Binks, but of all those millions, only J.J. Abrams was eventually in a position to be able to do something about it. As he was preparing The Force Awakens, Abrams recalled to Vanity Fair,... More »
It’s the journey, not the destination. Thank goodness. Read more...
As has become the case for every Star Wars film since The Phantom Menace, the merchandising for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will arrive well in advance of the film’s release on December 18th. As we predicted back in March, we’ll begin...Show More Summary
Taxes are everywhere, and that includes the Star Wars universe. In Episode I: The Phantom Menace, the opening crawl brings up taxes almost immediately: Turmoil has engulfed the Galactic Republic. The taxation of trade routes to outlying...Show More Summary
For what little time he graced the screen in The Phantom Menace, any sort of emotion that wasn’t “stoic” or “oh crap I just got chopped in half” was rarely seen on the visage of Darth Maul. However, this new figuarts toy from Bandai looks so wonderfully demented, it makes for a lovely figure. Read more...
"You have to at least pretend to hate the new trilogy."
With the recent release of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, fans are no-doubt poring over it for the smallest tidbits of information. For the first time since perhaps Episode I: The Phantom Menace, fans have hopes of recapturing the excitement they once had when they were kids. Show More Summary
When the last "Star Wars" trilogy debuted its first trailer, people bought tickets to movies like "Meet Joe Black" and "The Waterboy" simply to see the "Phantom Menace" promo. This time, people watched a live-stream of a convention that...Show More Summary
Estonia, the small former Soviet republic which lies to the west of Russia along the Gulf of Finland, is panic-stricken: its Internal Security Service has revealed that its Big Brother to the east is on the rise, searching for “non-traditional” ways to spy; the Service, however, has yet to contrive what those ways could possibly be.
When the author of William Shakespeare’s Star Wars took on The Phantom Menace, he turned the Gungan from embarrassing footnote to revolutionary. The post The Radicalization of Jar Jar Binks appeared first on WIRED.
It's finally happening: At long, long last, Star Wars is going to be available online. All six films in the series, from "The Phantom Menace" to "Return of the Jedi" are coming to numerous digital outlets. According to Variety, these...Show More Summary
Come Friday, online retailers like iTunes and Amazon will start selling all six previously released Star Wars films (Star Wars, Return of the Jedi, The Empire Strikes Back, The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith) in digital HD with "never-before-seen" interviews and deleted scenes, according to... More »
Disney and 20th Century Fox said that the six movies – “Star Wars,” “Return of the Jedi,” “The Empire Strikes Back,” “The Phantom Menace,” “Attack of the Clones” and “Revenge of the Sith” -- would arrive online worldwide on April 10...
When “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace” opened in theaters May 19, 1999 the anticipation for the continuation of the saga was palpable. Fans would finally get the first three installments leading up to “Star Wars Episode IV: A...Show More Summary
Because someone – not me- demanded it, William Shakespeare’s The Phantom Menace is now available for those who like a little Bard with their Force. The tale of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia got a Shakespearean twist with William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Trilogy Boxed Set, but Star Wars fans know the adventure began much […]
The Observer 7 September 2014 My family went into central London last week. After they’d gone, I found myself checking the web for reports of bomb blasts. Absurd and paranoid of me, of course. Rationally, I know that a motorist is more likely to kill you than a terrorist. Ever since Iraq, I […]