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'Episode II' lacks fun and adventure

...with light sabers. Senator Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman), former child queen...Eventually, he reteams with Anakin and Amidala to fight Count Dooku (Christopher Lee...down and only appears in a few scenes. Amidala's Kabuki makeup and Vegas showgirl-style...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/13/liv_344532.shtml
Life & style
'Episode II' worth losing sleep

...Star Wars saga, the Republic, beset by separatists, wants to create a standing army to restore peace. A grown-up Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman), who left her position as queen of Naboo (along with the ridiculous dresses and hair styles), heads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/21/xtr_346524.shtml
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...sci-fi thriller "V for Vendetta." It was a far cry from the fussy knotted hairdos of her "Star Wars" character, Padme Amidala. Speakers blasted the sound of Darth Vader's heavy breathing as stars climbed the steps into the venue for the "Star Wars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/18/ent_453525.shtml
Things to Do
Star Wars merchandise arrives in stores

...toys, video games ... the things our fans prefer, rather than some of the fringe items." Thus you won't see Queen Amidala's face on your Pepsi can this time around or be able to relax in an Anakin Skywalker inflatable chair. You won't have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/25/liv_340442.shtml
Life & style
Novel ends where next 'Star Wars' film begins

...dousing it as the Jedi teach. Skywalker's secret wife, Amidala, leads a group of Republic senators who try to persuade Palpatine...With co-conspirators such as Bail Organa and Mon Mothma, Amidala's group has the inklings of the beginnings of the Rebellion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/27/art_448513.shtml
Arts
Novel ends where next 'Star Wars' film begins

...dousing it as the Jedi teach. Skywalker's secret wife, Amidala, leads a group of Republic senators who try to persuade Palpatine...With co-conspirators such as Bail Organa and Mon Mothma, Amidala's group has the inklings of the beginnings of the Rebellion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/03/ent_449213.shtml
Things to Do
Final 'Star Wars' not for squeamish kids

...as the part-flesh, part-machine Vader is chillingly juxtaposed against the bleak childbirth scene of his wife, Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman), whose twins grow up to be heroes of the original "Star Wars" trilogy, Luke Skywalker and Princess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/05/mov_452225.shtml
Movies
Cannes premiere of 'Star Wars' raises questions

...Iraq. Two lines from the movie especially resonated: "This is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause," bemoans Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman) as the galactic Senate cheers dictator-in-waiting Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) while he announces a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/16/mov_453387.shtml
Movies
Mini reviews

...PG) Way too much dialogue, which is often flat, formal and banal. A love story between Anakin Skywalker and Padme Amidala with more regret than chemistry. Epic images that do not look as clear and vibrant as they should in the film version, perhaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/17/app_345231.shtml
Applause
The Force is back with a vengeance

...Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor). Obi-Wan is sent to track down a bounty hunter after an attempt on the life of Sen. Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman). Obi-Wan finds much more than he bargained for. Anakin, who will become the evil Darth Vader of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/13/liv_344530.shtml
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