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Fox Home Entertainment has celebrated the release of Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray disc set, by holding events all week, climaxing with a party tonight in London that'll see the BT Tower become a giant lightsabre. The UK was the first to release the box set on Monday, and events this week saw cast sign autographs and an …
Another SW release, another dreadful rehash, no doubt the first of many re-re-re-re-re-re-releases and yet more money in Mr Lucas' pocket. I saw them when I was a kid, watched them once or twice with the kids on DVD but despite being a sad IT geek, I just cannot muster the enthusiasm I was once able to as a kid when SW meant something.
Might pop along to take some snaps of the tower though.
That would all depend on which revision of history you listen to.
My favourite is the one where Lucas decided to make IV first in order to get a contract for three more movies, but the studio didn't like the idea of his prequels and signed him up for two sequels instead.
I often wonder if he deliberately made Return of the Jedi totally lame on purpose in order to try to discourage the studio from asking him to make VII.
"Good, we can see that one going well with the audience. What then?"
"Well, they run into the bunker at the back of the base, shoot the bad guys and plant a load of explosives!"
"Well now, this sounds excellent! What happens next?"
"The bad guys are attacked by enemies from the depths of hell! Real vicious bastards, lurking in the shadow of the Sith for milennia."
"Excellent! Wow, I can't wait to see the NEXT 3 films!"
"3 more, you say? That does sound like a lot of work... Yeah.... we may need to replace the evil enemies with care bears."
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