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By David Poland poland@moviecitynews.com

Geek Get Their Movie… Kinda

After a long period of kicking and screaming, The Weinstein Co finally has given in to the very small audience that existed for Fanboys in the first place… at least on DVD.
The real question now is… after getting their way, will they pay to buy this DVD anyway?
Theatrical… if they get 30 screens, it will be a freakin’ miracle.
The press release follows after the jump…


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6 Responses to “Geek Get Their Movie… Kinda”

  1. RudyV says:

    So why, exactly, did Big Harv shell out for the movie if the didn’t like the premise? Rather than a “subplot” it sounded like the boy’s cancer was the whole point of the flick–a ragtag band treks to Skywalker Ranch, hoping to guilt Lucas into showing this dying boy Episode 1 before he kicks…though seeing Jar-Jar probably would’ve made him wish he’d died BEFORE seeing the flick, back when he might’ve held out some hope that it might be a work of greatness rather than the craptacular it turned out to be.

  2. RudyV says:

    (Personally, I’ve always wondered just how many rabid Star Wars fans died before “Empire” came out, never knowing who Luke’s father was, never hearing the philosophy of Yoda, never seeing a brother and sister kiss…oh, those poor souls.)

  3. jeffmcm says:

    I can’t imagine this movie being any good at all. It sounds like a dumber, nerdier version of Detroit Rock City.

  4. Cadavra says:

    This sounds like the Star Wars version of the old Zemeckis comedy I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND. Did anyone see STARWOIDS, the documentary about these same kinda geeks?

  5. STARWOIDS….available now through Film Threat DVD 😉

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