Articles with the tag The Phantom Menace

Topher Grace Re-Edits Prequel Trilogy to Just 85 Minutes

Before a one-time-only audience of about 50 viewers, actor Topher Grace (Eddie Brock from Spider-Man 3) recently showed off his very own passion project: a re-cut version of the Star Wars prequels. Those who saw it say it was a significant improvement.

What if ‘The Phantom Menace’ Was Good?

Since it first hit theaters thirteen years ago, many a Star Wars fan has griped over the endless plot holes, narrative deficiencies, and boring characters of The Phantom Menace. But instead of merely complaining, here’s a fan who channeled his frustration into figuring out how to make the movie work.

The 10 Most Annoying Star Wars Characters

With the release of The Phantom Menace in 3D to theaters, George Lucas has once again thrust Jar-Jar Binks upon the masses. But the wretched Gungan hardly has a monopoly on defacing the Star Wars universe. Here are ten characters at least as annoying as Jar-Jar — maybe even more so.

Watch 3D Star Wars Like a Podracer

If you live near one of ten select AMC theaters, you (or rather, your kids) can watch the 3D edition of The Phantom Menace with special “young Anakin” 3D glasses, a collectible freebie, and take part in activities geared toward younglings children.

Darth Maul Yourself

Ever wonder what you’d look like in Darth Maul’s facial tattoos and horns? A new app lets you find out.

Does This Make You Want to See Episode I in 3D?

Star Wars is coming back to theaters next year — and this time it’s in 3D. But Lucasfilm is using the questionable strategy of starting with The Phantom Menace, easily the most reviled chapter in the saga. Here’s a new trailer for the 3D version of Episode I.

Darth Maul Returns (on Clone Wars)

Lucasfilm is bringing back Darth Maul in a way that will somehow explain that he managed to survive being cut in half by Obi-Wan Kenobi — and he’s pissed. They’re not saying how they’re going to do it yet, but come Spring 2012, you’ll see for yourself on Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Special sneak […]

Star Wars Blu-ray Details

George Lucas just keeps milking his cash cow (to death), and we just keep drinking his milk(shake). I love mixed metaphors. Anyhow, Lucasfilm today announced that the entire Star Wars saga will arrive on high-definition Blu-ray on September 12th all over the world, except for North America, which will be getting it on September 16th. […]