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James Earl Jones given honorary Oscar

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-15710829

Actor James Earl Jones, best known as the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars, has been given an honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement.

He has appeared in more than 50 films during his career and his other credits include Field of Dreams, Patriot Games and The Hunt for Red October.

About time too if you ask me.

He does an impression of Vader towards the end of the video there (although it sounds more like Mufasa to me), first time I've ever seen him do one.

“I’m in a dark theater. The movie starts, and I start to see things that I recognize.” - James Cameron on Terminator Genisys

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Indeed, he is a worthy actor for the award, and it's high time he gets one.  Congrats, Jim!

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Thumbs up, he deserved it.

And in the time of greatest despair, there shall come a savior, and he shall be known as the Son of the Suns.

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One of our audio people should take that bit of him doing "the voice" and Vader-fy it.  That'd be epic.

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It's long overdue.

I can no longer call myself a Star Wars fan. I’m sick of the same played-out aesthetics/tropes being remixed/regurgitated time-&-time again; I’m sick of the deteriorating characterization/worldbuilding which have been in play since 1983; I’m sick of the toxic fanboys from all ideological camps; I’m sick of the capitalist pigs who refuse to allow this IP into the public domain where it rightly belongs. So while I may still admire the first two films for their technical achievements and characters, I’m no longer capable of enjoying Star Wars in any capacity due to the reasons delineated above.