This was my experience watching The Phantom Menace: A friend had scored tickets to one of the many midnight premieres across the country. I showed up at the theater in Culver City a few minutes before the lights went down. Clearly they had let in the fans a couple hours earlier, as the place smelled like a locker room. This is… read more!
Movies Directed by George Lucas (in alphabetical order)
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
This film's not very good. But at least it's better than the execrable Episode I. Like everybody else, I'm happy that George Lucas got smart enough to cut Jar Jar Binks out of most of the action, and we don't have to deal with the insufferable Jake Lloyd running around saying "Yippee!" left and right. But Episode II is a… read more!
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
The cult surrounding Star Wars makes people believe in things that aren't true. I'm not talking about light sabres and little green Yodas. I mean things like, "Episode III is way better than the last two films! This is the real Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for!" Folks, stop deluding yourselves. True, nothing can be worse than Jar Jar… read more!