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Our second installment in Tosche Station Radio’s live commentary track series brings us to Attack of the Clones! Joining the panel this week are Alli and Sho.
- We will be using the Blu Ray discs for these recordings. The recently released digital copies will also work
- Each recording will start at the 00:00:01 mark (the black screen before the logos appear)
- We will give a “3, 2, 1, play” count. When we say play, that’s your cue to start the film
Sit back and enjoy!
Lucasfilm announced today that they will be postponing this fall’s releases of Episode II and Episode III in 3D. In the press release, they stated that the change was due to a focus all of their time and efforts on Episode VII. New release dates for the 3D-ified films will be announced at some point in the future.
I took a few days off for Thanksgiving (and so I won’t completely kill Brian with my fast reading speed) but we’re back with more Prequel Era books! This time, half of the books were obvious tie-ins to books from much further down the timeline and two of them were, well, Attack of the Clones based. This one’s a bit more of a mixed bag than before.
Okay so you know how some people hate Boba Fett and get annoyed by how fans adore him and he gets all these appearances etc etc? Yeah, that’s me except with Tarkin and the building of the Death Star. Honestly, what is this obsession that EU authors have with him and the Death Star? I mean, I know it was a cool looking space station that blew planets up but can we not credit everyone and their mother with its construction?
Overall, the book’s okay but it’s so obviously there for the New Jedi Order that it feels far too much like an extended short story sometimes. Character-wise, it’s good. I actually really enjoyed getting some insight into the early years of Obi-Wan and Anakin’s Master/Padawan relationship. I also rather enjoy Thracia Cho Leem because anyone who can out sass Mace Windu and have his respect deserves your respect. It’s too bad that she leaves the Jedi Order because wow is he going to need her in about a decade when Shatterpoint happens…. The only thing I’m really not fond of is getting beaten over the head with “Oooo Anakin’s going to fall to the Dark Side one day!”. I get what Greg Bear was doing but at times, it felt like a bit too much. Also, I will be forever sad that Anakin didn’t get to keep his ship. Poor baby.
Right on the heels of the throughly amazing Clone Wars Q&A, we’re back on the digital stage to see John Knoll and Dennis Muren talk about what we can expect from Attack of the Clones and Star Wars in 3D. To the jump!
On this day ten years ago, Attack of the Clones released released to theaters. Given that I was twelve and at the mercy of my parents disdain for going to the cinema, I didn’t get to see it until about two weeks later when a friend offered to take me. In our house, I usually didn’t get to see something until it released on VHS or DVD.
My memories from the first time I saw it are somewhat vague. Something something Fetts something something look at all those lightsabers something something HOLY CRAP YODA HOLY CRAP DEATH STAR SCHEMATICS.