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Star Wars II: Return of the Name

CmdrTaco posted more than 13 years ago | from the its-not-that-good dept.

Star Wars Prequels 947

Mutant was among the onslaught of readers who submitted that the final name has been chosen for Star Wars Episode II. It is... Attack of the Clones. Let the sarcasm commence. I'll pass judgement after I see it.

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oksala (-1, Redundant)

initnull (512461) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165596)

oksala

Suck me (-1)

Strom Thurmond (R-SC (310866) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165597)

Now please!

Re:Suck me (-1)

Trollificus (253741) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165610)

Yes sir!

Re:Suck me (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165690)

errr the quote is "People should be allowed to keep midgets as pets." -- Conan O'Brien

Compaq (-1, Offtopic)

Alt_Cognito (462081) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165599)

Does this mean somehow 386's are going to be involved?

Ugh (-1, Redundant)

Rick Zeman (15628) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165600)

Gack.

CmdrTaco strikes again (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165602)

I'll pass judgement after I see it.

This will be a first.

You'll never see it. SW2 violates the DMCA! (4, Insightful)

SlushDot (182874) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165713)

Cloning is a "sexual circumvention device" which provides "access" to DNA outside of authorized methods provided by the Creator.

Lucas will be sued by God with penalties of 10 years in jail, a $5,000,000 fine or both. However a plea bargain may be possible if Lucas agrees to please kill off Jar Jar.

Might this not be a ploy (2)

-douggy (316782) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165606)

Like revenge of the jedi -> return of the jedi

Re:Might this not be a ploy (3, Funny)

yellowstone (62484) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165635)

Like revenge of the jedi -> return of the jedi
What, so the real title is going to be Send In The Clones?

(ducking)

Re:Might this not be a ploy (0, Funny)

xx01dk (191137) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165689)

OR...."Send In the CLOWNS"??? Sorry, couldn't resist *snicker*

Dumbass! (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165722)

That was the whole point stupid!

Re:Might this not be a ploy (2)

Rimbo (139781) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165679)

Except that "Revenge of the Jedi" was a GREAT title! This one sucks!

Re:Might this not be a ploy (2)

kreyg (103130) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165731)

Everybody was howling that about "The Phantom Menace" as well. I'd say the odds are low. Non-zero, but low.

I can wait to download it off the web.... (-1, Troll)

Thaidog (235587) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165607)

The day it hits the theaters....

Re:I can wait to download it off the web.... (1)

donglekey (124433) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165691)

Come on, be optimistic, I think it will be out at least a week before it actually hits theatrs.

first logged in sarcasm! (3, Interesting)

MOMOCROME (207697) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165608)

omfg! 'a new hope' 'empire strikes back' and 'revenge of the jedi' are all dark and epic titles....

Lucas has lost it.

I was about to apply for a job at Lucasarts, now I just might be too embarrased!~

Re:first logged in sarcasm! (0, Offtopic)

XarsonX (512821) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165611)

ha ha ha hoo boy weee i dont believe it.

Don't forget the derivative porno... (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165609)

Star Whores: Attack of the Bones

Is it just me... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165612)

Or are the titles getting worse?

All your base! (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165613)

Holy shit! All your base! It's so cool!

ya (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165614)

i got your clone swingin right here

omg....how sad (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165615)

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Omg, please tell me its a joke!

*sigh* (5, Funny)

Ignatius_Gunnarsson (262319) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165616)

And now, a moment for America to shake its head and sob softly to itself... What the hell is wrong with the "clone wars"? Are the traditional starships we have grown accustomed to now to be replaced with flying saucers? When will George Lucas learn not to make important decisions when drunk?

Re:*sigh* (2)

Rimbo (139781) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165660)

Well, after the "Ewoks," and "Howard The Duck," I'm beginning to believe that with Star Wars (which is actually a pretty lame movie title too, if you think about it) Lucas just got lucky.

clones...senolc (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165618)

bah just shoulda named it 'The Clone Wars' sounds exceptional stupid since the announcement of the human cloning came today...that's another story though...

waste of time (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165619)

I am hoping that there are very few responses to the this world shaking news. Lucas is a sold out whore, who has consistently shown that he cares about nothing but wringing every cent out of every nostalgic geek that grew up playing with star wars figures. This film will suck just as much as the last one, even if it includes a naked and petrified Natalie Portman and they poor grits down jar-jars pants.

Re:waste of time (0)

Goldberg's Pants (139800) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165702)

How is that flamebait? If it deserves any mod, it's -1, troll.

Lucas is a talentless jackoff who shot his load back in '77 and has desperately been trying to get it back ever since.

Just because someone see's Lucas for what he really is they get modded down. This is exact reason that, today, I unticked the "Willing to moderate" box as I didn't like the company I had to keep.

I can see it now... (4, Funny)

G-funk (22712) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165620)

...Millions of sheep named dolly attack tatooine. All is feared lost, until annakin decides to release his keeler blue heeler to save the day.

Re:I can see it now... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165750)

His what? I don't get it.

bring in... (2, Funny)

jobber-d (225767) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165622)

bring in, the clones!

frist post (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165623)

frist post

Title for a Bad Review (0, Redundant)

martyb (196687) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165625)

I hope the movie gets good reviews from the critics. Otherwise, it may become known as:

Attack of the Clowns

do you think... (1)

moby (96858) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165628)

they'll make it all the way to #9...
and maybe beyond

Re:do you think... (1)

Ignatius_Gunnarsson (262319) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165655)

Lucas has said that He would not allow anyone else to take the helm of the third and final trilogy, presumably about the reconstruction of the republic and the New generation of Jedi... Of course, if Lucas continues down this path, he might indeed make the third trilogy...
Starting off with Star Wars Episode Seven: The Search for More Money
Mel Brooks once lampooned Star Wars... Perhaps this is a case of, er, art imitating art imitating art?

Re:do you think... (1)

DCheesi (150068) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165720)

Considering that he's let various authors write about it in novels, I'm not sure he can do the epilogue story without trampling on those other works. Kind of the same corner that Star Trek painted itself into a long time ago. The Timothy Zahn(??) books, in particular, read like a third trilogy in themselves, and LucasArts has at least halfway embraced the characters from those books in its products.

sounds like an old song... (-1, Redundant)

Cryptnotic (154382) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165629)

All I can say is... "send in the clones".

Cryptnotic

Clone Wars? (2)

B.D.Mills (18626) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165632)

Attack of the clones? Sounds like the Clone Wars mentioned in New Hope, but I think this title can be improved a bit. Sounds too much like a 50's B-grade title - Attack of the

Bummer... (4, Funny)

Dancin_Santa (265275) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165634)

I was hoping for "Jar Jar's fiery death" or something similar. "Attack of the Clones" only makes me fear the creation of an entire army of Jar Jars.

Dancin Santa

Re:Bummer... (2)

ivan37 (149147) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165728)

That is exactly what Lucasarts wants to do. They got more publicity from "Jar Jar sucks" web sites and news reports than just about anything else. Heck, there are a lot of people who would go see it just so that they can complain about him.

Wow (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165636)

Can the clones run Linux?

Why? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165640)

The book wasn't based on clones, was it?

Wow (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165641)

What kind of a name is that??? Sounds like some republican propoganda film.... or 50's sci fi flick..either way.....

FRIST PROST! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165642)

FRIST PROST!

Possible money saver... (2, Funny)

Loligo (12021) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165644)


Yaknow, if they just call it "Send in the Clones" they can fire John Williams and use pre-existing music...

-l
...imagining a full orchestra with Krusty singing...

Re:Possible money saver... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165697)

Yeah, like John Williams isn't a music-stealing hack already. Almost everything from ep4/5/6 is lifted from some other classical piece. His actual original pieces are few and far between.

-adam

Re:Possible money saver... (1)

Loligo (12021) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165717)

>Almost everything from ep4/5/6 is lifted from
>some other classical piece

In particular, Holst's "The Planets".

Once in a while they'll do a projection screen show with the local symphony and various plane arium style shots and stuff around here, it's kinda cool, and you'll sometimes hear kids talking about the Star Wars music afterwards.

-l

I'm trying.... (1)

Mr. Bubbles712 (254513) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165645)

but WHAT!!?!?!?!?!?! Attack of the clones? you got to be kidding me. Please god, let this be a fake title, and not the real one, like Blue Harvest. Has George gone of the deep end. Maybe, wait, I've got it... George has been cloned, and this is a way for his kind to get the recognision they deserve. Oh well, atleast we wont have an actor have his face placed on everything episode II related, and give him only 10 min. of screen time. Now it's going to be 1,000,000 actor(would that be an "s" at the end) with their face(once again, is it a multiple roll?) on everything II related.

**rant off, Sarcasim factory default**

fp? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165646)

fp?

Obligatory Brunching Link (1)

Mike Schiraldi (18296) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165647)

Looks like Brunching [brunching.com] missed the ball on this one.

(I'm not a karma whore; i'm already at 50.)

P.S. I would have called it Send in the Clones

damn the /. database (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165648)

this is an Nth post for arsixsixwy, because the fucking story didn't show up on the main page fast enough.

not a frost pist.

oh well.

jbridge21

Great for the kiddies, but... (4, Insightful)

osgeek (239988) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165649)

Not that I'm ragging on the choice of topic here, but I'm genuinely curious: Do adults (>=16 yrs) really care about the Star Wars franchise? I would think that Star Wars as it has become wouldn't be of any more interest than Pokemon here.

Do people who enjoyed George Lucas' original trilogy (well, minus the last half of RotJ) really care about the George Lucas' current focus on ten-year-olds?

Re:Great for the kiddies, but... (3, Insightful)

debrain (29228) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165705)

Well, actually, yes - I would like to think that the "new and improved" Star Wars would live up to the generationally agnostic originals, that I've come to enjoy and appreciate on levels now that I certainly wouldn't have gotten before 16 years of age.

I can only speculate why there has been a sacrifice of the genuine quality and depth of the sextet; there is a prolific desire for these to be the universal fantasy of princesses and demons, and yet I personally find the new version of Star Wars providing answers where it is better to leave mystery, showing special effects where there should be simplicity, and employing the enactment of great plot to show power where there should be implication of power through character.

I personally had hoped for the artistic appreciation I now have of the original trilogy, but was disappointed. True power is restraint, something that lacks in the making of Episode I of the Star Wars series, contrasting its predecessors.

Of course, it is not my call to make, but I do wish George Lucas had shown the discretion to appeal to many levels of appreciation.

Yeah, it's like watching Big Bird go into the oven (5, Funny)

jeko (179919) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165742)

Imagine if Captain Kangaroo had turned into an alcoholic lunatic, or Mr. Rogers had fallen to AIDS or if Kermit turned up as part of the Cajun dinner special...

"Star Wars" was MY childhood. My middle-school friends and I argued endlessly about "Empire." Vader, Luke's father? No way. Who was this Boba Fett anyway? Why was he masked the entire film. Somethin's gotta be goin' on there.

WE WAITED MORE THAN A DECADE FOR EPISODE 1! I grew up, I became an OLD MAN waiting for that bloody movie. When I heard it was coming, it was like the Return of Gandalf. The World would be OK. I dragged my wife to the theater, promising her it would be great, this would be epic, Strap In and Enjoy the Ride.

Ten minutes in, I wanted to shoot myself. Twenty minutes in, and my wife was openly wondering if this constituted the sort of spousal abuse that would get her more than 50% in the divorce.

To give you a contemporary example, I want you to go to your child and explain that in the next book, which we're all waiting for like it was Christmas, in the next book, Dumbledore turns out to be a child molester.

Watch the look on the face of your little Harry-or-Hermione-wannabe.

THAT's exactly how episode one made me feel.

Re:Great for the kiddies, but... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165743)

All is not lost, young(or old) osgreek. I'm sure the evil Park Wars clan will come up with something to entertain us.

The only thing worse than the name. (2, Funny)

angst7 (62954) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165651)


The clone wars are fought by thousands upon thousands of copies of Jar Jar. *shiver*

Suddenly, Jar Jar doesn't seem all that bad... (2, Funny)

Kinetic Kit (156741) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165653)

I have a feeling this is some kind of cross-promotion with Fox's reality television.

Hey... maybe there's a political agenda... (1)

rosta (196310) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165654)

Hmm... does this have any relevance to any politcally touchy biomedical ethics debates we've been seeing recently?

Stupid title (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165656)

And I love how amidala didn't manage to age in ten years.
Further proof that lucas is now a total and complete sell out, and the Grand Admiral of Insulters of Intelligence.

Re:Stupid title (1)

demaria (122790) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165748)

She's from a different planet and possibly a different species. She ages differently. Or they have really good plastic surgery technology. Which would be a better explanation.

FINALLY (1, Redundant)

drix (4602) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165657)

At least we'll have some authoritative info on what, exactly, the Clone Wars were. This one has been bugging me for a long time.

Sadly... (1)

Dancin_Santa (265275) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165659)

We are all going to plunk down the money to go and see it. We even know that Jar Jar will be in it, for chrissakes!

Dancin Santa

Do the studio execs not realize... (2)

devphil (51341) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165661)


...that when this marketing-ploy-disguised-as-a-movie is revealed to suck, it will forever be remembered as Episode II: Send In The Clones??

Re:Do the studio execs not realize... (1)

Kinetic Kit (156741) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165670)

Did you read that Pepsi's restaurants (Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, KFC) will not be promoting Ep II. I have a feeling there will be a lot less marketing than the first.

Plot summary [spoiler warning] (1)

jcarley (53604) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165666)

[Camera pans into death star and a flight of x-wing fighters led by Britney Spears and Christine Aguilera skillfully evade the converging tie-fighters]

I bet it will air on Fox First (2, Funny)

ShaggusMacHaggis (178339) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165667)

Star Wars Episode II : When Clones Go Bad

Re:I bet it will air on Fox First (1)

Dancin_Santa (265275) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165671)

Star Wars Episode II: The World's Most Dangerous Clone Battles

Re:I bet it will air on Fox First (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165706)

I think it was Worlds Deadliest Clone Attacks

Sure it's bad.... (3, Insightful)

soulsteal (104635) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165668)


but Blue Harvest [blueharvest.net] was already used....

This must be a big joke... (2)

Thomas M Hughes (463951) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165669)

These things have been getting progressively worse it seems. Ewoks, Jar Jar Binks, and now "Attack of the Clones"? Part of me thinks that Lucas has a bet with another Hollywood Millionaire that says "I can put out any crap I want, and I'll outsell any film you put out, as long as I put "Star Wars" in the title.

"Attack of the Clones." That's horrible. If it was anything else, people would never consider watching it while sober.

I've got a better idea. Why don't we have a discussion here on Slashdot where you throw up potential other titles, and hopefully Lucas will change it before the film is released.

To be fair... (2, Insightful)

gamgee5273 (410326) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165672)

Lucas has always come up with some cheesy names. I mean, think about "A New Hope." That title really doesn't instill awe. I think, and the titles seem to prove this out, that Lucas is still very much in the 'space opera' mindset. Can't you see a '50's pulp or sci-fi flick called Anakin Skywalker and the Atttack of the Clones? You could apply that logic to the first episode, too: Anakin Skywalker and the Phantom Menace.

Most importantly is that we all have to remember that the new movies will never live up to our ideas of the old movies. Most of us were 10 or under when we first saw and we didn't question the motivations in the movies or their titles. I'm sure that most kids are going to take "Attack of the Clones" in stride and not question it...

In one regard, I wish I could still think like that, and not have the need to think like an adult. The price we pay for growing up, I guess.

Now, after typing about this, I'm really starting to like the name...guess we'll just have to wait till May...

At least they didn't use the working title... (1)

whopis (465819) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165675)

Killer Clones From Outer Space

Send in the clones (1)

imranthegreat (472693) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165681)

Try to distance yourself from nostalgia and objectively look at the other titles in the Star Wars series. Are they really that much worse than "Attack of the Clones"? "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi" sound just as much like crappy B-movies; the new title is on par with the rest of the series. Star Wars was always meant to be in the style of Saturday afternoon serials anyway.

Appropriate (1)

Goldberg's Pants (139800) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165682)

Interesting he should choose that title, given his movies are all clones...

Honestly, has Lucas ever had an original idea? I mean Star Wars was "inspired" (AKA stolen) from a Kurasawa movie if I recall.

Lucas is a hack. JMS is God.

ENOUGH already! (4, Insightful)

Rimbo (139781) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165692)

How many freaking "Send in the Clones" jokes do I have to read? IT'S BEEN DONE! READ THE THREAD BEFORE YOU POST! Gaaack!

Of course, someone else has probably already posted this sentiment by now...

MOD PARENT DOWN (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165699)

-1 Preemptively Redundant

this is just disinformation (1)

the_2nd_coming (444906) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165693)

ok...ok, Lucus has long been known for his disinformation when it comes to SW. so this can't be the real title, it isn't a literaraly good choice, and he seems so into this seeming like a real story. naw "attck of the clones" is just to cheesy for me to belive it is realy real.....I Hope :-(.

More Anti-Cloning Propaganda (2, Insightful)

ROBOKATZ (211768) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165695)

This is just more bullshit by the media (and in particular, Hollywood) to portray cloning in a negative light.

Has anyone ever seen a Sci-Fi movie about cloning that did not portray them as evil or used for evil purposes? How much do you want to bet the clones in this movie are absolute evil and are fighting versus a cast of lovable, fluffy, obnoxious absolute good characters. Of course the bet is moot since I for one will not be watching this tripe nor giving Lucas one more cent.

It seems we've done this before... (2, Informative)

Kinetic Kit (156741) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165696)

The slashdot article from 1997 reacting to "The Phantom Menace" http://slashdot.org/articles/98/09/27/127231.shtml Too bad /. wasn't around in 1979 or 1982, we would have flipped over Ep V and Ep VI too.

You can never go home. (2, Insightful)

Templar (14386) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165703)

Well, just remember... you can never go home again...

The high will never be as good as the first time, no matter how much you do...

and it'll never be 1977 again, with your easily impressioned pre-teen brain being permanently changed by every laser blast... feeling pure joy at every slash of a light saber...

It's for your kids. Stop complaining and let them enjoy it.

(-1 ree done dent) (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165704)

SEND IN THE MUTHAFUCKIN CLONES!!! BWAGhAHAHAHGgahhahAHahahahAHAhahahAHahahAHahah... Jesus Christ, I am one mutha fuckin genius for thinking of that one.

Okay... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165707)

I said it when everyone whined about how 'childish' "The Phantom Menace" was, and I'll say it again: The target audience for these movies is 10-year-old boys.

The problem here is, everyone (of my generation, anyways) remembers STAR WARS as this wonderful, epic, life-changing movie. It was *the* coolest thing ever. The thing is... at the time we saw it... we were 10 years old.

Over the years we've romanticized it in our minds, and looked back with fond memories of what a wonderful movie it was. At the same time, we've been growing older, more sophisticated (more boring?) and more discriminating in our... cinematic preferences.

So the new STAR WARS movies come out, and we're all expecting some wonderful, deep, meaningful epic saga... but guess what? All we get is cool monsters, lightsabres, blasters, spaceships and a cute little "good guys wear white, bad guys wear black" plot. And you know what? The 10-year-old boys loved it.

Regress to your childhood and you'll enjoy Phantom Menace a lot more (and understand why "Attack of the Clones" is a perfectly acceptable title).

Dude,...seriously... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165708)

You know once upon a time, I had a childhood which was filled with wonderous dreams about lightsabers, X-wing fighters, and the force. George Lucas has taken what was probably the finest movie series ever made and turned it into a his own recreation. By using us for his feeble experiments with digital creations he is taking a sacred cow and serving it up as hotdogs. Star Wars movies actually meant something. They had what life really lacked, it reached out to a spiritualism that's inherant in people that modern religion is just too outdated to touch. It promoted great values such as wisdom and discipline. First Jar, Jar flippin' Binks and his Sushi insult to the Japanese people, and now his rip off of Steven Soundheim. I figure Star Wars fans have given the equivalent of the GDP of a medium sized country to George Lucas, doesn't he owe us something? Why is he destroying our memories??

Send in the clones, don't bother, I'm not watching.

Shrewed international marketing move (2)

catseye_95051 (102231) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165714)

Haven't you heard?

All the world loves a clone!

(You may now throw things in my genreal direction.)

When Jedi Attack (5, Insightful)

kreyg (103130) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165718)

Well, other than making me think of "When Animals Attack" or "Attack of the &ltcheesy 50's sci-fi topic&gt," it's not too bad.

The Phantom Menace
Attack of the Clones
???
A New Hope
The Empire Strikes Back
Return of the Jedi

They're all silly unless you've been conditioned as a child to think they're all amazingly cool. Fortunately, I have. :-)

Attack of the Clowns (1)

ahollis (53710) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165723)

Can't sleep, clowns will eat me.

--
Ten years after the events of The Phantom Menace, not only has the galaxy undergone significant change, but so have our familiar heroes Obi-Wan McDonald, Padmé Amiclownia and Anakin [Bobo] Skywalker as they are thrown together again for the first time since the Clown Federation invasion of Naboo. Anakin has grown into the accomplished Clown apprentice of Obi-Wan, who himself has transitioned from student to Clown Master. The two Clowns are assigned to protect Padmé whose life is threatened by a faction of political separatists. As relationships form and powerful forces collide, these heroes face choices that will impact not only their own fates, but the destiny of the Republic.
--

Mesa Like! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165724)

Mesa be likin the new Star Wars maxi-big-title! Mesa warrior! Mesa got a grand army! Mesa fight the killer clones! Mesa be lovin Georgie! mesa and Georgie bein friends!

Oh my GOD! (1)

vulg4r_m0nk (304652) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165726)

What if he's threatening to clone Jar-Jar ?!

Average Consumers Will Once Again Be Confused (1)

cmdrsed (472978) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165729)

Me: I'm going to see Attack of the Clones Average Consumer: Is that scary? I don't really like Wes Craven or John Carpenter. Me: No it's a Star Wars movie. Average Consumer: You mean Return of the Jedi? Me: No... attack of the clones. Average Consumer: Attack of the what??

starwars sucks... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165730)

so who really cares?

suck. (0)

deadpixel (79716) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165734)

suck.

Why not just (1)

jjr (6873) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165735)

"The Clone Wars" hell I think that sounds better "When clones Attack" all well

Jar-Jar's Role (1)

Myco (473173) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165736)

They can call it whatever they want, as long as Jar-Jar's role in this movie is as "expendable crewmember."

Gah (3, Interesting)

interiot (50685) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165738)

From the official annonucement [starwars.com] :
  • It [using chapter titles] harkens back to the sense of pure fun, imagination and excitement that characterized the classic movie serials and pulp space fantasy adventures that inspired the Star Wars saga.
Gag me. Worse than merely being cheesy, it's an evil blend of marketing and cheese.

I think its going to be great (1)

bsimonin (310575) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165739)

I read StarWars when I was in the sixth grade (after I saw the movie 11 times the summer it came out). I remember the book talking about the Clone Wars in which the Jedi Knights obliterated. But then the fall came when the dark side took control. My memory may have faded abit but weave this within the love story of Anikan and the Queen and it should be great.

Episode III leak... (4, Funny)

StaticEngine (135635) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165740)

And in further news, Episode III will be named, "I Wipe my Ass With Your Money", and will consist entirely of 15 minutes of Hayden Christensen putting on the Darth Vader outfit, saying "This is heavy," and "Okay, I'm ready to be Evil now."

Playing the part of the young Chewbaca (1)

SuperguyA1 (90398) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165741)

The original clone. Dolly the sheep.

Very sad ... (4, Flamebait)

taxman_10m (41083) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165744)

It is very sad that Lucas has chosen to go negative in his campaign against Senator Palpatine. The Senator only wants to use embryos, that will be discarded anyway, to harvest stem cells in an attempt to find a potential cure for such afflictions as Alzheimer's disease and certain neurological disorders.

By poisiong the debate with such senseless propaganda as "Attack of the Clones" he does injury not only to an honorable public servant with only the public's best interests in mind, but he also places in jeopardy the lives of people needing a cure. To eliminate the hope of these people is a crime against humanity.

For shame Lucas! For shame!

Horrible. Just horrible. (1)

Big Ryan (11871) | more than 13 years ago | (#2165746)

Oh, this is just horrific. First Lucas ruins Star Wars with the 'Greedo Shot' in the Special Edition, then he abuses us with Watto and Jar Jar, and now this crap.

How am I supposed to camp out for something with this lame of a title?!

What's next? "I Was A Teenage Jedi"?

I guess it is time to change to Lord of the Rings...

Title suck, but keep in mind... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 13 years ago | (#2165754)

... that it'll probably suck less than the movie itself.
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