The really sad thing about Padme's death is that the way the movie is written, it would have been soooo easy to fix if anyone had had the guts to tell Lucas how shitty the "broken heart" was - Anakin starts forcechoking (it's totally a verb!) Padme before Obi-Wan arrives. Have him apply too much pressure or forcechoke… » 1/22/15 5:00pm Thursday 5:00pm

While I get your point, I think that there is caveat to put on your thoughts: Make sure what you do is to serve your story, not your political/social views, as noble as they may be. This means one must accept that sometimes the character being a specific gender is crucial to a story. » 1/21/15 10:32am Wednesday 10:32am

Yep, Star Wars is the oldest. First licensed sets Lego did (well, outside of promos for Shell stations and other special promotions). In fact, it's one of the only two licensed franchise, the other being Harry Potter, to be done before Lego decided that licensed minifigures would have flesh tones instead of being… » 1/20/15 4:44pm Tuesday 4:44pm

With all the euphemism and vague terms used in some of these casting call (like one who refers to the movie only as BIGGEST Hollywood sci-fi movie) I don't think it is going to be anything close to an actual castle, but a location that fits this archetype. Like, say, the Death Star in Episode IV... » 1/20/15 6:38am Tuesday 6:38am

I still think that if (or rather when) they re-release the Original Trilogy on Blu-Ray (with all the versions maybe? Or at least Non-SE AND SE),they should put it on the fourth "extra" disc they always put in boxsets. Don't release it as an individual thing, it's too wretched for that, but it makes a nice, quirky… » 1/19/15 8:06pm 1/19/15 8:06pm