Yoda vs. Yoda

For George Lucas no film is ever finished. He probably won’t leave the Star Wars films alone until every actor is finally replaced by a CGI creation, and then he’ll do it all again with claymation. His latest victim comes in the Blu-ray release of The Phantom Menace as puppet Yoda has been replaced with his now-familiar CGI equivalent.

Watch below and directly compare the two different versions as they ramble on about the dark side (new Yoda on the left, old on the right):

How’s that for taking two clips found on Movieline and putting them next to each other, slightly out of sync?

Star Wars in 3D

Sigh. The inevitable has happened and Star Wars will be completely re-released in cinemas in 3D. George Lucas the original tinkerer strikes again.

Phantom Menace will be released in 2012. In 3D. Yep, that’ll help. Simon pegg has summed up my feelings well:

On a different note, it’s odd to think that eleven years ago I could be easily convinced that Keira Knightly was Natalie Portman.