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2008-10-02 11:30:00

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Believe it or not, "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" is pretty cool. Not the theatrical film, which underwhelmed critics and died at the box office. But rather the computer-animated TV series, which debuts tonight with back-to-back episodes at 10 and 10:30 p.m. on the Cartoon Network. Yes, in most ways it's the same thing that (a few of) you saw in the theaters. With three differences: 1. While the CGI animation looked, well, not so great...

2008-09-29 00:00:23

By FRAZIER MOORE of The Associated Press Tough times! War rages on, with shrinking numbers of good guys left to fight for freedom and restore peace. And, all happening in a galaxy that definitely isn't close, close by. "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" is a very cool weekly cartoon series from Lucasfilm Animation that finds a fresh new style for depicting the struggle of the Jedi and their army of genetically engineered clones against the seemingly indomitable droid army of evil Separatists....

2008-09-28 18:00:24

A STAR Wars fanatic has landed a top movie prize from his hero George Lucas. Oliver Jones, 24, from Sutton Coldfield, accidentally submitted a 59-second short film, based on The Empire Strikes Back, after attempting to enter an entirely separate online contest. He won best short film at The Official Star Wars Fan Film Awards, run by Lucasfilm Ltd, and judged by the hit film's creator George Lucas. (c) 2008 Sunday Mercury; Birmingham (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

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2008-09-23 10:00:00

On Saturday, Sept. 27, in homes across the country, thousands of kids, along with their families and friends, will get a sneak peek at one of the most anticipated television series of the fall, STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS. On that same day, one lucky youngster is getting his own world television premiere event in his hometown of Chicago, Ill. Cartoon Network is partnering with House Party, a leading word-of-mouth company in the area of viewer engagement, to premiere the debut of the...

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2008-09-11 08:20:00

The Force is still going strong for George Lucas in the videogame world, despite lackluster reviews for the latest Star Wars movie, "The Clone Wars." This fall LucasArts will release two new Star Wars games. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will be released on all platforms on September 16, while Star Wars: The Clone Wars will hit both Nintendo platforms on November 11. Darth Vader, and Yoda are even be making an appearance in Namco Bandai's recently released Soul Calibur IV. Star Wars:...

2008-09-02 18:00:11

The new animated U.S. television series "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" is to debut next month, Cartoon Network announced Tuesday. Episodes are to premiere Friday nights, starting Oct. 3, on Cartoon Network and Cartoon Network HD. The show, which "chronicles the adventures of Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, Ahsoka Tano and other favorite "Star Wars" characters as they struggle against the dark side, is the first weekly television series from Lucasfilm Animation, the network said.

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2008-09-02 12:15:00

Star Wars(TM) STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, the first weekly television series from Lucasfilm Animation, premieres on Cartoon Network Friday, October 3 at 9 p.m. (ET, PT) with a special one-hour presentation that anchors the Network's all-new night of fantasy, action and adventure. New series The Secret Saturdays and the current hit Ben 10: Alien Force join STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS for a night of non-stop adventure, exciting storytelling and innovative animation. In the signature style of...

2008-08-31 00:00:27

Experience the bigger picture down at your local cinema! There are some wicked movies out at the moment including: STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS This animated film is set between the end of the Attack of the Clones and The Revenge of the Sith. The Clone Wars follows the adventures of the young jedi Annakin Skywalker and his master Obi Wan Kenobi. The fearsome duo are battling bravely against the Separatists and the Galactic Republic. If like me you just love the special effect...

2008-08-28 21:00:25

These movies are playing at theaters in the Charleston area. Showtimes are listed in advertisements on page 6D. The Dark Knight (PG-13) HHH * Its difficult to separate the movie from its mystique. Even under ordinary circumstances, The Dark Knight would have been one of the most hotly awaited movies of the summer blockbuster season. The loss of Heath Ledger to an accidental prescription-drug overdose amplified the buzz around the film to extraordinary levels. Nothing could possibly satisfy...

2008-08-28 09:00:53

Autodesk, a provider of 2D and 3D design software, has announced that Lucasfilm and Lucasfilm Animation have selected Autodesk Maya software to create the upcoming television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. These are the first animated Star Wars projects from Lucasfilm. The projects benefited from a global production environment, with Maya as the hub for creating detailed worlds, characters and creatures, including Anakin Skywalker, R2-D2, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jabba the Hutt. Richard...