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The Fans Hit the Sith

"Fanboys" *** (out of four): This low-brow, cameo-filled celebration of all things "Star Wars" arrives ten years past its prime. But it's still the best thing to be associated with the franchise in years.

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What film geek hasn't thought about it? "What if I don't live long enough to see insert long-awaited movie here?!" And then, when you're seated in the theater on opening day, before the opening credits even roll, you see a preview for the next big movie (wait, they're making "Watchmen"?!), and the cycle repeats. Such is the problem for Linus, one of the four man-boys who fit the titular description in "Fanboys", a low-brow celebration of all things geek-tastically "Star Wars". But Linus has it really bad. Not only does he have cancer, but it's 1998 and Linus may not make it until opening day of "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace". Has there ever been a film more long-awaited than that one?

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Brilliant 'Mats reference in the post title. Well played YBNBY. Well played.

said Taco Jack on February 5, 2009 5:30 PM.
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