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SXSW 07: What’s A Party Without A Lightsabre?

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SXSW Film Festival producer Matt Dentler gettin’ Jedi wid it at the excellent party for the equally excellent film Hannah Takes the Stairs.
“The force is with you young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet.”

Star Wars Episode III: Lucas Don’t Know Sith

[NB: For the sake of clarity and avoiding parenthetical annoyances, I will refer to the films in the Star Wars “pantheon” in the chronological order of their release). Thus, if I say “the first film” I mean Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. Got it?]

is On May 24th, I finally saw Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. I say “finally” because, like so many Gen X and Y’ers out there, I was raised in the midst of the original Star Wars mania and was used to seeing the films on opening night. Except the first one, however. I was going on 8 years-old when Star Wars was released and had to endure several weeks of teasing when word got around town that my mother had seen it before I had. Once that humiliation was over, …

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