John Williams’ score for Revenge of the Sith got two Grammy award nominations today. The album is up for Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media and the track “Anakin’s Betrayal” is up for Best Instrumental Composition.
It’s that wonderful time of the year when Lucasfilm’s licensees try to give us as much as possible to offer our friends and families to get us for the holidays.
The latest offering from the holiday collection is Star Wars Chronicles: The Prequels, by our friends Stephen J. Sansweet and Pablo Hidalgo of Lucasfilm.
At a price tag of $150, this is probably an item for your more generous relatives. But it is certainly a fantastic book.
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Ararat5 is brandy that comes in a bottle shaped like a sword. While I can’t vouch for how good the brandy is, it could certainly be an interesting gift for the liquor or sword lover in your life.
Dressing a Galaxy is the cover story of autumn’s Ornament magazine. (Via jedi_news)
Star Wars-themed Fairisle knitting patterns for those who’ve moved beyond the ubiquitous Hogwarts scarves. The stormtrooper and TIE Bomber patterns seem to be crying out for the Stitch and Bitch wrist cuff treatment. Or maybe one of our more knit-literate CJers could make up a Vader or Clonetrooper pattern?
For those proficient with a dremel tool, MacMod has a step-by-step on inserting a Mac Mini and iSight camera into a Playskool Millennium Falcon. Nifty!
While I’m not the biggest book geek in Club Jade, I am the biggest Star Wars book collector. So there was no way for me to resist getting the ultra-pricey limited edition version of Dressing a Galaxy: The Costumes of Star Wars by Trisha Biggar.
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