These Are Not the DVDs You’re Looking For

Although not confirmed by a press release, Fox have announced that they will be releasing the original Star Wars films in DVD in September. Apparently, George has found some time in his busy schedule.

These will be the Special Editions released in 1997, as LucasFilm regard these as the definitive versions. So, what about all those rumours floating around that further changes are being to the films for re-release in the future?

We at Digital Lifestyles couldn’t really care less if Han still shoots first – we were just miffed that they took such liberties with Sy Snootles band.

Straight from the Bantha’s mouth

Nothing but sane, well structured debate at Harry Knowles’ site

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Fraser Lovatt

Fraser Lovatt has spent the last fifteen years working in publishing, TV and the Internet in various capacities, and believes that they will be seperate platforms for at least a while yet. His main interests at the moment are exploring where Linux is taking home entertainment and how technology is conferring technical skills on more and more people. Fraser Lovatt was born in the same year that 2001: A Space Odyssey was delighting and confusing people in the cinemas, and developed a lifelong love of technology as soon as he realised that things could be taken apart, sometimes put back together again, but mostly left in bits or made into something the original designer hadn't quite planned upon. At school he was definitely in the ZX Spectrum/Magpie/BMX camp, rather than the BBC Micro/Blue Peter/well-behaved group. This is all deeply ironic as he later went on to spend nine years working at the BBC. After a few years of working as a bookseller in Scotland, ("Back when it was actually a skilled profession" he'll tell anyone still listening), he moved to England for reasons he can't quite explain adequately to himself. After a couple of publishing jobs punctuated by sporadic bursts of travelling and photography came the aforementioned nine years at the BBC where he specialised in internet technologies and video. These days his primary interests are Java, Linux, videogames and pies - and if they're not candidates for convergence, then what is?