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from the world of pop culture: 'Lone Star' gets holstered, our favorite principal must register as a sex offender, and Jar-Jar Binks goes 3-D!
12:40 PM, Sep 29, 2010 • By VICTORINO MATUS
In our current issue, John Podhoretz discusses the chore of watching serial dramas—sort of like homework for the viewer—and expresses relief about not having to follow one program in particular:
In fact the show lasted for a grand total of ... two episodes. Creator Kyle Killen's plea for auds to help double the ratings were ignored—the second episode garnered even fewer viewers than the debut. Following the network's quick decision to stop production, Lone Star will now be headed to Fox Cancellation Heaven, where it will join the ranks of Time of Your Life, The Street, Manchester Prep, Skin, Costello,...
In other news, reports Reuters,
And finally, it's been announced that beginning in 2012, the Star Wars saga will be rereleased in 3-D. According to the Hollywood Reporter, "Each conversion takes at least a year to complete, with Lucas overseeing the process to make sure each is as perfect as possible. He has said that the 'Avatar' experience convinced him that 'Star Wars' is ready for the state-of-the-art 3D treatment."
But thank goodness the first of the series to be rolled out in 3-D will be The Phantom Menace. I just can't wait to see Jar-Jar Binks stick his tongue out at me! "Meeza gonna be in 3-D!" Or get a load of those magical midichlorians floating all around me. Or witness the acting genius of Jake Lloyd like never before. As young Anakin eloquently put it, "Yippee!"