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'Clone Wars' revives 'Star Wars' fun

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i am really looking forward to when Warner Brothers brings this DVD to Japan, sometime this fall I think

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Star Wars without the 20th Century Fox opening fanfare? Now that the prequels have been done to death, isn't it about time to get started on the third trilogy? You know, old man Luke Skywalker in the grandfatherly Obi-Wan role (heck, Mark Hamill could reprise the role now, the way Harrison Ford did with Indy Jones). Since Lucas wants to milk it for all its worth.

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sometime in the FALL? what country do u live in? obviously not japan

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JAPANTODAY OR USATODAY???????????????????????????????

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Star trek had many oriental actors and was very cross cultural. How come star wars has no oriental/asian actors,they need to put some, in future parts of Star Wars movies.

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This is very good! I love star wars

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Are they trying to overwrite the Clone Wars that Gendy Tartakovsky did? Which was totally awesome by the way! I agree with Noripinhead, he's just milking it now.

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For Rajakumar: Star Trek was supposed to be about a cross-cultural Earth of the 23rd century, when humankind had finally gotten over its hangups over race, and Gene Roddenberry (Star Trek's creator) intentionally wanted to push the boundaries of his time (Asian Mr. Sulu and Black Lt. Uhura were ground-breaking in the early 60s); Star Wars was always about "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away" with no relation to Earth--it's not that George Lucas purposely avoided minorities in the first Star Wars film (although he responded to the criticism by bringing in Lando Calrissian in The Empire Strikes Back). Actually Lucas had thought about casting Toshiro Mifune as Obi-wan Kenobi at first (since it was the Japanese jidai-geki, from where we get the "Jedi" knights, that had inspired Lucas). And if you look closely at the prequel films, there are in fact Asian-looking Jedi knights in the background.

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rajakumar star wars was to have Bai Ling, but i think she turned out to be too much of a skank and she got cut out

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that is good in animation bad acting is forgivable, i mostly look forward to the special effects anyway.

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Noripinhead and tokyotom, thanks for info and views.

Do not take what I comment about star wars too seriously, it is just a view about a movie series. A comment, that brings more feedbacks,views and informations. ,

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any Japanese actors in star wars? nope. there were none.

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The CG series is based on the 2003 animated series by Genndy Tartakovsky (For Cartoon Network US). The CG version attempts (poorly) to copy the style that Tartokovsky designed. Sure, Pixar is way better at CG Feature Films, but it's Star Wars. It'll make tons of money.

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Another 'make more money' attempt to milk this franchise. Star Wars series has been dead in the water since the first prequel in 1999.

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Actually, when you look at Star Wars they did have caricatures of different races. The buzz back in the states when the "Phantom Mencace" came out that Jar-Jar binks was a stereotype of blacks (high but and rastafarian talking); the bad guys who pulled the sneak attack on Naboo (Trade Federation) where viewed as 'Japanese' in terms of their "sneak attack" on Naboo and the way they spoke. And the creature that held young Anakin and his mother as slaves was seen as sterotype for a Jewish (Yiddish) merchant.

But, be that as it may, I took it all in as only a movie.

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These computer-generated films are -- with the exception of pixar -- are pretty much stupid. It would have been better had they made it a straight animation, ather than this goof-of-a-Computer-Generated mess...

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What's this about no Asians in Star Wars? What do you think the aliens in the Trade Federation in Episode 1 are? The accent, the narrow eyes, the focus on business and money. From the first time I saw them I thought they were a thinly veiled insult to the Japanese.

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