Oh GAWD! What you see before you is rumored to be the decided cover art for the complete Star Wars Blu-Ray Set. I don’t so much mind the paint-by-numbers water colored Tatooine, or the semi transparent Luke, it’s Lil’ Anakin right in the fucking middle that has me shaken a fist while I curse “damn you George Lucas. Damn you!”. First of all, I hate Jake Lloyd. His Beiber haircut (before it was known as “the Beiber”) and shitty acting was almost as disgusting as Hayden Christensen’s. I wanted to punch him then and I want to punch him now. Secondly, clearly Lucas is visually asserting how much more he cares about the prequels rather than the original holy trinity. Oh don’t give me ‘the box art does make sense because the six movies are the story of Anakin Skywalker‘ rhetoric. Fuck off! Your argument invalid. Lil’ Annie never set foot on the Lars homestead, dipshit.
*sigh* George Lucas is really good at making me forget that I love Star Wars.
I for one will not be buying this. Not only for the reason above, but because it will not include the original unedited versions of the original trilogy. I don’t care how good SW looks on Blu-Ray, or how many special features the set includes, I want my child hood back bitch!. I also don’t have a Blu-Ray player. I find the damn things stupid as fuck.
Lucas is Palpatine!
The big news this weekend (which interuppted my cupcake making, and eating of said cupcakes) was that George Lucas was planning 3 new Star Wars movies. IESB made the claim from an uncredited inside source: ““The word from our ultra top-secret Lucasfilm insider is that Lucas has gotten the itch and is already looking ahead into launching an entirely new trilogy in that galaxy far, far away.” They went on to say that a new film would be released within 24 months of each Star Wars theatrical (3D) re-release, starting with Return on the Jedi. Ya, we didn’t buy the story. Though, IESB sticks to their claim it’s nothing but hogwash (by the way, hogwash is a very underused word. I’m bringing it back).
Yesterday Lucasfilm spokesman Josh Kushins told Wired.com:
“This is, of course, completely false. George Lucas has plenty of projects to keep him busy right now — including plenty of Star Wars projects — but there are no new Star Wars feature films planned.”
So, there you have it. NO NEW STAR WARS FILMS! Oh, I’m sorry did that crush your nerd dreams? Come on, lets face it. As much as you and I love Star Wars the last thing we want is for George Lucas to ruin the franchise with new movies. Yes, of course we’d love to see a new trilogy, but not at the hands of this maniac. Do I even need to mention Jar Jar, Midi-cholrians and Hayden Christensen? Yes to Star Wars. No to George Lucas.