Revenge of the Sith pays off two movies worth of political maneuvering, delivering thematically and with its action.
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Overwhelmed by the pitiful romance at its core, it's easy to miss or undervalue Attack of the Clones for certain storytelling successes.
Decades removed from the hype, Phantom Menace makes its thematic purpose clear, if unseated by misguided execution.
Nature Mutation Five women enter an area known as the “shimmer.” It’s an transparent wall with an angelic, radiant glow, caused by the impact of an asteroid. No one …
Natalie Portman highlights this typical western Jane Got A Gun’s most notable feature might be Natalie Portman leading the Western film. A star actress with an adventurous streak in …
Skies fall, British locations are crushed, and Nine Realms are saved... even if we only see three.
No doubt Episode III is the best of the prequels, mostly because it's about conflict, you know, the stuff that this franchise was based on.
So much of this action-oriented nonsense goes nowhere, generally spliced with more romantic duds or Anakin whining.
For all of the editing Lucas has done to the original films through the years, it's flabbergasting that he has never taken the knife to Phantom Menace
The film is just foul, producing no sense of comedic timing, wit, or flair.
You can have the best leads in the world, but if all they do is follow a guided path to Genericville, USA, you're not even playing the game
Emotions never feel diluted or over wrenched, Portman showcasing amazing control on a difficult, complex character and material.