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'Star Wars' films to be rereleased in 3D

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Star Wars' films to be rereleased

Again? Eps 4 - 6 were re-released in 1997 for the 20th anniversary. Why not wait till the 50th anniversary George? Why not focus on producing episodes 7 - 9 which is what we WANT to see for you.

Also, please don't bother with the Phantom Menace. It's on my list as one of the worst movies ever produced.

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He doesn't hate SW fans. Why do you say such things.

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It is well-known George Lucas is a jerk who hates SW fans. Don't give this tool one more dime !

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Man, this is old news! I already saw Star Wars in 3D on my trusty Fisher Price View Master way back when I was a kid. :D

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Opening shot of Ep IV,Death start attacks in 3d = good, Same for Battle of Hoth,speeder bike chase and Leia in Gold-Bikini.

JaBBa the Hut, Jar Jar Binks, Ewoks = BAAAD

Rest of movie 3D is wasted.

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"Jar Jar Binks"

I don't know which character is worse, Jar Jar or C3PO. They're both irritating in the extreme.

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Just what we need --- 3D Jar Jar Binks ><

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George Lucas is a tool. I have been milked enough. G'bye George

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"I might just skip the whole 3D movement and wait for 4D" Heck, I'm holding out for 5D.

What's next? Superstring movies/TV?

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"I might just skip the whole 3D movement and wait for 4D"

Heck, I'm holding out for 5D.

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George Lucas please stop VHS to dvd, re-making, re-mastering, added CG effects, blah blah blah !!!! Please no more !!! Star Wars was cool !!! But keep remastering and showing it in the theaters

3D movies are scarse, Since the 1980's I probably think there is about less than 100 DVD's that are in 3D. So, obviously buying a 3D television is an idiotic idea. Because there are not many great & fantastic 3D movies.

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Actually the reason for the push to 3D is from the movie companies as 3D is more difficult to pirate. For now atleast.

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I'm sure plenty of people will still go and see Star Wars re-mastered in 3D.

Everyone's forgetting one of the best (hint of sarcasm) 3-D movies ever made - Jaws 3-D - great film!!

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When is 4D holographic virtual immersion coming out? I might just skip the whole 3D movement and wait for 4D.

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There are two kinds of 3D movies you don't want to confuse. There is a real 3D movie uses 2 stereo cameras to from the get go like "Avatar" and then there is also the fake computer manipulated 3D movie that merely positions paper thin cutout 2D character placed on different layers just to advertise the movie as being 3D. Watch out.

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"Star Wars" was always meant for the big screen. I once was awed by seeing a brief shot of a star destroyer moving across Tatooine on an IMAX screen. That was amazing, like being in space.

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I thought I remember reading that the original films will be redone in CG like the current Clone Wars TV series. Either I misunderstood or they changed their minds.

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Death Star attacks and Battle of Hoth I think might work well in 3D with a bit of changes as for the rest = meh.

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And please, please, no 3D Princess Leia! Except for the gold bikini scene...

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Heck, please, no 3D C3P0!

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Please, no 3D Ewoks!

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I agree with bicultural.

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I was a die-hard sci-fi fan when Star Wars first came out and I was a 13-year-old who stayed up until midnight to watch it at the theater on opening night. Apart from the then-cool spaceship sfx, I thought it was sot of dumb, and afflicted with a kind of dated, broad-brush character stereotyping typical of the American 1950s and Disney movies. The sequels were progressively stupider...I wish I could write "culminating with the ridiculous Ewoks", but that was not the culmination. Sequels keep dripping out the back door like Olestra.

And just when I thought it was all done and could go away forever, here it comes again. Soon it will be as bad as the Michael Jackson stuff. Please. It was awful enough the first time through. Will it ever stop coming back again, year after year, over and over, the same old tripe?

Watch this space in about 2 years for my similar post about Superman and Batman movies. And any other movie from vapid comics that couldn't even hold my attention for one issue when I was 10.

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Please, no. Episodes 1 to 3 were painful enough. All CG, no plot, terrible acting ...

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If the movie was originally filmed with a "2D" mindset, then I think converting it to 3D is rather superfluous.

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...drawn criticism for cheapening 3D

How about cheapening the entire movie watching experience.

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Why?! Oh well. Probably won't be seeing it, but maybe it'll look amazing?

Episodes 1 - 3?

They might look amazing when done in 3D, but if the movie is bad then it will still be bad in 3D.

It's like sticking a cocktail umbrella in a dog turd.

If they show it a cinemas I bet there will be a lot of people with bruises on the backs of their head from people trying to punch the 3D Jar-Jar. Can you imagine how annoying he'd be in 3D??

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I would suggest they announce making Starwars part 7 to 9 in 3D. That way, like what Disney did with Toy Story 1 and 2 before releasing 3, they could verify all that extra work!

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Why?! Oh well. Probably won't be seeing it, but maybe it'll look amazing?

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I wonder what "new" edits he'll make to this re-re-release? He ruined the original 3, then there was the Jar Jar debacle, and the awful Hayden Christensen. Just keep making the animated clone wars.

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I fail to see the greatness of 3D too.

But, more than that, how many times is Lucas going to RE-RELEASE Star Wars?!?!?!?

Hasn't he milked the cash-cow dry yet?

I bet he'll re-do all of them, releasing them individually, then re-release them as a boxed set with a "Making of the 3D Experience" bonus DVD, and then the next year re-release them again with slightly different sound or something.

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I just don't get the draw to 3D movies. If there's a choice, I'll choose 2D every time.

But I dig star wars, so I'll likely see at least a couple of these.

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