The Man. The myth. The unfortunately not all that attractive 12″ General Kenobi action figure.
His costume looks great though. Wish we could preview his boots!
He can be pre-ordered at SideShow.
Thanks to Amberlee for the find!
According to Blogpulse, Revenge of the Sith was the second most blogged movie of the year. A New Hope also made it in at #24, but there are plenty of other familiar names.
Darth Vader didn’t make the ‘top people’ list, but Harry Potter did beat out President Bush, Pope John Paul II, and Britney Spears for the top spot.
Meanwhile, CJers are working on a best-of list of our own. We’ll be chat tonight (10:00pm Eastern, irc.holonet.org, #clubjade) if you’d care to join.
Darth Vader is one of Time magazine’s people who mattered for 2005, the only fictional character on the list.
Maybe you have to be a news blogger to get excited about this kind of thing, but Hyperspace members now have access to Variety archives and subscriber content.
Meanwhile on the blogs, Paul lets us know that ROTS is up for USA Today’s “Best of 2005.”
And we wonder why none of the bigger stars of the Prequels want to come to sci-fi conventions!
TheForce.Net points to this UPI article where some “fan” went up to Hayden Christensen to accuse him of ruining Star Wars.
It’s that time of year again – when the fanboys fancy turns towards the Star Wars Holiday Special. Mock ye well, merry gentlefolk! Here’s some links to get you in the spirit:
Only three days left to enter our Nativity Contest!
Imadra_blue rants on fandom perceptions of Anakin and Mace.
Lazypadawan isn’t fond of the theory that the Sith created Anakin.
An essay by Abel G. Peña is being published as part of an e-book.
Also on blogs.starwars.com, Paul ponders who else was being held on the Death Star’s detention level, Pablo calls out Fox News for not doing their homework and Bonnie finds Indiana Jones mash-ups.
I am indebted to the fine folks at Jedi News from linking to some of the Livejournal posts.
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.