Opening May 19, the final and sixth film in George Lucas's Star Wars saga, Star Wars: Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith — starring Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ian McDiarmid and Samuel L. Jackson — is quickening the pulse of series fans worldwide who are thrilled, hopeful, nostalgic, and wistful all at once about the denouement of a way of life launched by the original classic film in 1977 - a way of life that has generated $3.5 billion at the box office and over $10 billion in merchandise sales over the years.
Almost three decades after the imposing mouth-breather first appeared on screen, we will finally see what led Anakin Skywalker to succumb to the dark side and become Darth Vader:
REVIEW: Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith
The Obi-Wan, Anakin relationship is this tragedy's focus urged on by the Rasputin that is Chancellor Palpatine.
Posted to Video by Temple Stark on June 12, 2005 09:07 PM
Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith - Lessons In the Dark Side Part II
The central crisis in this epic tragedy involves the small, thin line that divides "The Force" into the Light Side and the Dark Side
Posted to Video by Bird of Paradise on June 7, 2005 05:04 AM
Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith - Lessons In the Dark Side, Part I
Star Wars Episode III, which I finally saw yesterday with daughter #1, was like reading the New Testament Gospels and finding that they came to an end after the crucifixion and burial of Jesus. In the movie, the Jedi have seen...
Posted to Video by Bird of Paradise on June 7, 2005 05:00 AM
May Poll Results: Star Wars?
Once againt I assault you with my low turnout polls, don't say I didn't warn you! May Poll. Star Wars? Bring on the Sith! 62.5% 10 Not if I can help it 0% 0 Take it or leave it 12.5% 2...
Posted to Video by Chris Beaumont on June 4, 2005 10:45 AM
The Politics of Star Wars: Return of the Sith
This isn’t a review. This is an analysis of the main theme of "The Return of the Sith" and it contains spoilers. If you haven’t seen the movie, I strongly recommend reading no further until you do. The spine of the...
Posted to Video by Michael D. Bryan on June 3, 2005 11:56 PM
Wait a minute! Aren't we Americans (and of course the world-wide fans of Star Wars, who are perhaps a little more American than they want to be) too sophisticated to buy into the Evil Empire myth? We can see shades of gray, we can interpret the nuances; are we not postmodernists?
Posted to Video by Jonathan David Leavitt on June 1, 2005 05:00 PM