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May 6, 2005
POP CULTURE: Alderaan's 9/11

Michele, who's obviously getting as sucked in to the Revenge of the Sith hype as I am, has a wee problem with Princess Leia's reaction in the original:

Tell me something: how would you react if you watched your home planet blown to smithereeens right in front of you? Would you collapse in grief? Break down in uncontrollable sobs? Faint? Go deaf, dumb and blind from the horror of watching everyone you have ever known or loved be wiped out in milliseconds? Or would you gasp, let out a stifled cry and then, a short time later, engage in flirtatious banter with a rogue space captain?

UPDATE: Another glowing review for Sith (with a few spoilers), this one from Variety. (via Todd Zywicki). I drop whatever I'm doing when an ad for this movie comes on TV. This is gonna be good.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:24 AM | Pop Culture | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)
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George Lucas ate my soul. Victory is his.

Posted by: michele at May 6, 2005 7:29 AM

Life was cheaper a long, long time a go in that galaxy far away.

Posted by: Gold Star for Robot Boy at May 6, 2005 9:32 AM
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