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 #24319  by MattG
 Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:16 pm
I've just finished scanning up some old newspaper clippings to write up some memories of the Episode 1 movie release in New Zealand.

http://www.swnz.co.nz/2017/10/03/phanto ... -premiere/

1999 certainly was a different time for Star Wars fans. When and where did everyone see that first prequel film?
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 #24320  by Archon Revuge
 Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:43 pm
Well I was only twelve years old at the time - and still coming to terms with the fact that I was going to actually see a Star Wars film released in my lifetime...

Things sure have changed, huh?
 #24321  by MattG
 Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:30 pm
Archon Revuge wrote:...
Things sure have changed, huh?
I'm still simultaneously getting used to the whole movie-per-year thing, while wondering how we lived with the perception in the 2000s that the prequel trilogy would be the end of the Star Wars movie franchise.
 #24322  by oota goota
 Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:00 pm
West AKl for PM, Toronto for AOTC, can't remember for ROTS!

Yeah I do remember thinking wow we'll never know what happens or what the last 3 films will be like ha ha.

I've been purposefully avoiding spoilers/ trailers anything this time round I want to go into the film as blank as possible :)
 #24332  by ZY-Fighter
 Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:20 pm
New Plymouth for TPM, Nagaizumi-Cho for AOTC, Wanganui for ROTS.

I was 11 when TPM came out, turned 12 that August. I remember nothing about the marketing other than attempting to download the trailer during one of my turns on the computer, and that my friends and I were super excited for the podracing. One friend and I even managed to squeeze it in to a science project we did about jet engines :lol: