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  Star Wars: Blogs | Categories | Prequel Trilogy
We droids are made to suffer; it's are lot in life.
Like many fans, it was my favorite movie of the prequel trilogy.
However, if I had my way, there is one thing that would have been different about it: Anakin would not have been given his Sith name in the movie.
blogs.starwars.com /category/7   (417 words)

  Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist - Rotten Tomatoes
• Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist at IGN
• Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist at AskMen
Schrader's Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist may be slightly more literate than Harlin's dopey schlockfest, but this deadly dull and pretentious film is ultimately just as bad.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/dominion_prequel_to_the_exorcist   (0 words)

  The Mavens' Word of the Day
Prequel means, as most people know by now, 'a sequel to a film, play, or piece of fiction whose events precede those portrayed in the original work'.
The word got a lot of attention in the late 1970s as plans for a sequel to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were being discussed--it was thought difficult to have a sequel to a film in which the two main characters are slaughtered in a hail of gunfire in the last scene.
In 1977 the Silmarillion was viewed as a prequel to Lord of the Rings (with coinage of the word attributed to J.R.R. Tolkien).
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=19981014   (317 words)

  Prequel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This film is both sequel and prequel, since it intercuts the further story of the Corleone mafia family under the leadership of Michael Corleone with the story of his father Vito Corleone in his youth.
Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia is The Magician's Nephew, a prequel to The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe which was written first.
This is contrary to the term's original meaning, which defines a prequel as a type of sequel, not the converse of a sequel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prequel   (735 words)

 Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist is a 2005 horror/thriller film, directed by Paul Schrader.
The film was originally shelved after Renny Harlin replaced Schrader as the director of Exorcist: The Beginning.
The young Father Lankester Merrin (played by SkarsgÄrd, who played the same part in the 2004 prequel) travels to East Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dominion:_Prequel_to_the_Exorcist   (346 words)

 PREQUEL SOLUTIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Prequel helps customers assess their business processes, translate those needs into a application system design then assist them with the development and implementation of those systems.
Collectively, the Prequel staff boasts decades of experience and excellence in partnering with customers to implement efficient solutions on-time and within budget using a proven methodology.
www.prequelsolutions.com /Srv_AS_CustomAppDev.aspx   (179 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Prequels   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But even though prequels feature characters and situations with which the public is already familiar, they aren't guaranteed winners at the box office.
According to Chernoff, fans enjoy it when a prequel incorporates a pre-existing story element in a clever way, since they are rewarded for their knowledge.
If a prequel messes with continuity, the fan base is alienated – something that has to be avoided at all costs in the age of the internet.
www.cbc.ca /arts/features/prequels/index.html   (1209 words)

 Ju-On: The Prequel (JAPAN 2000)
Like the many sequels that would follow, Ju-on: The Prequel is divided into numerous vignettes, all of which add up to tell the tragic story of a dysfunctional family, their eerie haunted house, and the killer curse that befalls anyone who enters.
Although there are many interconnecting stories, the heart of Ju-on: The Prequel lies in its tale of young Toshio Saeki (Ryota Koyama; the role would be played by Yuya Ozeki in later films), a young boy who has been missing from school for quite a few days.
In fact, there are plenty of creepy thrills and unsettling atmosphere to discover in Ju-on: The Prequel, although some may find the inevitability of the film's curse a bit unsettling; namely, everyone who comes in contact with the house ends up dead, disappeared, or hospitalized.
www.lovehkfilm.com /panasia/ju_on_prequel.htm   (972 words)

 The Star Wars Prequel Rumors Page
While some of the sets that appear in the prequel will be familiar to us because we saw them on the internet, etc. first, the dialogue and action that occur on these sets will remain a complete mystery until the prequel is seen in the theatres.
It is rumored that the battle tank seen on the official prequel site is one of the vehicles that did not "make the cut" when it came for Lucas to choose which vehicles to choose to include in the prequel.
Of the major characters in the prequels, he is the last one that you would suspect that would fall prey to the dark side.
members.tripod.com /~prequelrumors/rumors.html   (4253 words)

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Certainly every factory does extensive testing prior to the outdoor season but this will be the first chance for anyone to test and fine tune their programs in a real racing environment.
The Prequel will also mark the first opportunity for any riders to evaluate themselves and their machines, if they have been away from the racing scene due to injury.
The pro portion of The Prequel weekend will take place on Saturday May 8th, with a similar format to the AMA 125/250 MX Nationals.
www.glenhelen.com /pr/Prequel/prequel.htm   (476 words)

 Offensive 'Exorcist' prequel fails to scare up anything worthwhile - The Boston Globe
But if you're looking for groundbreaking badness, you needn't look much further than the new "Exorcist" prequel, which is one interminably grisly waste.
Schrader, in addition to having written "Taxi Driver" and directed movies such as "Affliction" and "Auto Focus," is also the author of an astute book on transcendentalism in the work of three non-American directors.
Needless to say, the studio eventually nixed Schrader's version of this prequel, which I imagine was heavy on the academic ideas and low on scenes shot through the holes in half-eaten corpses.
www.boston.com /ae/movies/articles/2004/08/21/offensive_exorcist_prequel_fails_to_scare_up_anything_worthwhile   (678 words)

 'Chainsaw' prequel is a cut below - The Boston Globe
He never quite made it into the top tier of slasher-movie killers (Jason, Freddy, and Michael), so it doesn't come as a surprise when we see him angrily hack up beef in the local slaughterhouse.
And especially not when we see him driving a chainsaw clean through the pretty boy he's always wanted to be.
While intended to be a prequel to the remake, this is basically a remake of the remake.
www.boston.com /ae/movies/articles/2006/10/07/chainsaw_prequel_is_a_cut_below   (267 words)

 Trendspotting - Prequel Panic
Direct to video animated prequels have silently been released for films as recent as Van Helsing and The Chronicles of Riddick, but again not living up to the promise of the original movies.
In fact, the television series “Enterprise” was supposed to act as a prequel for the other Star Trek series, and that has worked so well the powers that be (including Berman) abandoned that concept and seemingly turned the show into a time travel saga, presumably trying to capture some of Scott Bakula’s “Quantum Leap” success.
From Bill’s background in an animated prequel to Kill Bill to a twice filmed but yet to be seen preface to The Exorcist, everyone feels the need to explain the backstory of popular characters and stories.
www.cinemablend.com /feature.php?id=65   (833 words)

 Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
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www.boxofficemojo.com /movies/?id=dominion.htm   (51 words)

 Amazon.com: The Ponderosa: Season 1: Vol. 1 - Prequel to the TV Classic Bonanza: DVD: Ponderosa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"The Ponderosa" is the exciting prequel to the classic western television series "Bonanza." The series chronicles the early years of widower Ben Cartwright and his three sons Adam 21, Hoss 17 and Little Joe 12.
In these first 10 episodes from Season 1, the family acquires a small piece of scrub in the wilds of the Nevada Territory, called "The Ponderosa." Together with their extended family including Hop Sing and Carloss the Cartwright’s make a go of it against all odds.
"The Ponderosa" is a prequel to Bonanza that is authorized and supported by Bonanza's producer, David Dortort, and was produced by Beth Sullivan.
www.amazon.com /Ponderosa-Season-Prequel-Classic-Bonanza/dp/B00019PDP2   (1983 words)

 Dominion: Prequel To The Exorcist Movie Review (2005) from Channel 4 Film
In this case, that studio is Morgan Creek, where the suits decided they didn't like Paul Schrader's vision for an Exorcist prequel, so scrapped it in favour of a new take from Renny Harlin.
Schrader doesn't have an entirely clean record, and an Exorcist prequel was never his baby anyway.
The veteran filmmaker, former Scorsese collaborator, writer-director of such films as American Gigolo and Affliction and director of 2002's Auto Focus was effectively brought on as a jobbing director.
www.channel4.com /film/reviews/film.jsp?id=149197   (322 words)

 HISTORY OF THE STAR WARS PREQUEL RUMORS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the prequels, after Palpatine seizes control of the Senate, the Emperor bans non-human races from being members of the Imperial Senate because Palpatine and his followers consider non-human species to be inferior races.
There will not be a prequel novelization published prior to the prequel that would reveal the plotline/title of the film/names of the characters to the prequel.
The Prequel video games and PC games are in development at LucasArts and the security is going to be even tighter and more secure than that for the Prequel film production, since the LucasArts offices are easier to keep secure than the Leavesden Studio exterior and interior sets.
members.tripod.com /~prequelrumors/fett.html   (8445 words)

 Dukes Of Hazzard Gets A Prequel!
The prequel will introduce Bo and Luke Duke as teenagers during their first wild weeks in Hazzard County battling Boss Hogg and delivering Moonshine for Uncle Jesse.
In the prequel, the plot will revolve around Boss Hogg trying to establish a moonshine monopoly of his own, presumably at the expense of Uncle Jesse’s slightly illegal still business.
Maybe a prequel will change your mind, if you have enough imagination to realize why the movie was made anyway.
www.cinemablend.com /new/Dukes-Of-Hazzard-Gets-A-Prequel-2598.html   (796 words)

 Related: Carlito's Way prequel? - Insomniac Mania
Martinez takes on the role of Colorado in the prequel; the character is Carlito's (Jay Hernandez) best friend.
Before the film started, they announced a prequel to Carlito’s Way was in the works.
Prequel to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre - 2005-05-24
www.insomniacmania.com /fullrelated.php?id=533   (1938 words)

 USATODAY.com - 'Exorcist' prequel bedeviled from start   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hollywood is fond of remakes, but this prequel — the fourth in the series of Exorcist films — was discarded and remade before it was even released.
The bedevilment doesn't end there: Its original director died, its next director was fired, and its final director was struck by a car during the shoot.
A series of directors were approached to shoot new scenes that might punch-up the scare factor.
www.usatoday.com /life/movies/news/2004-08-20-exorcist-bedeviled_x.htm   (1219 words)

 Amazon.com: New Spring (A Wheel of Time Prequel Novel): Books: Robert Jordan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are flashes aplenty of the RJ we saw in the first 5 WOT books and I do wish he had spent more time on the Aiel war (yes, I know, the story has to start somewhere after all!) and perhaps some discussion between the Accepted on their preferred Ajah.
Jordan started out realeasing a WOT book every year, and that's not unreasonable for a trilogy, but for a series of 10+ (nobody knows how many it will be), that's simply not ok. Even worse though, it started to stretch out to 2 years between books, and now even 3 years in some cases.
This prequel follows Moiraine Damodred and Siuan Sanche during their time as Accepted in the White Tower, and also the first few months of their time as full Aes Sedai.
www.amazon.com /Spring-Wheel-Time-Prequel-Novel/dp/0765306298   (2718 words)

 Frankenheimer's "Exorcist" Prequel - Aug 11, 2001 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The acclaimed director has signed on to direct a prequel to The Exorcist.
The prequel was adapted by screenwriter William Wisher from the 1973 novel by William Peter Blatty and given a fresh polish by writer Caleb Carr.
The filmmaker is planning to segue into the prequel once he completes work on Path, a film about President Lyndon Johnson and the Vietnam War, which he's directing for HBO.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,8655,00.html   (516 words)

 Season 5 Prequel
These prequels are designed to link up the two seasons.
This is found on Disk 7 of the North American Season 4 DVD release.
Even though I felt this prequel wasn't quite up to snuff with the last one...
www.kiefersutherland24.net /5-Prequel.htm   (1548 words)

 TV.com Forums - Day 6 Prequel online!
I thought it was better than the season 4 and 5 prequels and I liked the neat littel twist in the end.
It would be nice if they made a prequel that leads into the first episode of the new season.
Ok, although the prequel was a total let down i also believe it to be quite clever and it does leave clue's about day 6 start...
www.tv.com /24/show/3866/day-6-prequel-online!/topic/2785-594398/msgs.html   (1191 words)

 'Galactica' Prequel on Tap at Sci Fi - 'Chariots of the Gods' miniseries also in development - Zap2it
The Sci Fi Channel will delve into the backstory of "Battlestar Galactica" with a new series that looks at the years leading up to humanity's devastation by the Cylons.
The prequel, called "Caprica," heads a list of development projects the cable network unveiled Wednesday.
Also in the works are a miniseries based on the book "Chariots of the Gods" and series from Jesse Alexander ("Alias"), Christopher McQuarrie ("The Usual Suspects"), Eric McCormack and Freddie Prinze Jr.
zap2it.com /tv/news/zap-scifi-galacticaprequel,0,6083698.story?...   (374 words)

 BBC - Films -article article - Prequel Rights... and Wrongs
It didn't matter that the end result was little more than a shameless cash-in that didn't have half the charm of the original: the prequel was born.
You could hardly call George Lucas' "Star Wars" prequels throwaway cash-ins, but you'd be hard pressed to say anything complimentary about them, either.
Presumably because it's easier to resurrect the dead in a prequel than a sequel (unless of course, you're talking about the "Halloween" or "Friday the 13th" franchises).
www.bbc.co.uk /films/2003/06/10/prequel_rights_and_wrongs_2003_article.shtml   (649 words)

 'D is not a prequel to Company'
In a conversation with Raja Sen, D's prolific producer explains just why this isn't a prequel, and his concept of the star system, among other things.
See, it's not a prequel to Company in terms of the characters and the story.
That's the reason that everyone is assuming this is a prequel to Company.
www.rediff.com /movies/2005/jun/01ramu.htm   (576 words)

 UGO.com GAMES - New Exorcist Prequel Writer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If there was ever any doubt that the Exorcist prequel was in trouble, this should dispel it.
The film was in post-production when its original director bailed, to be replaced by Renny Harlin for a series of reshoots that supposedly radically alter the film.
The movie's done, but it's not done, and a new guy is taking the reins.
www.ugo.com /channels/games/article.asp?articleId=10193&SectionID=26   (105 words)

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