2000s, 3.5/4, Fantasy, George Lucas, Review

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

#4 in my Ranking of the Star Wars franchise. George Lucas has said that when he had asserted that the entire prequel trilogy was planned in the era of the original trilogy, he actually only meant the story captured in Revenge of the Sith. Everything before that was less clear to him, and it feels… Continue reading Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

1/4, 2000s, Fantasy, George Lucas, Review

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

#11 in my Ranking of the Star Wars franchise. It’s amazing to think that Lucas could have addressed some of the largest issues with the first prequel head on, but still managed to somehow make a worse movie overall. Attack of the Clones has a clearer narrative with stronger characters, but the clear narrative is… Continue reading Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

1/4, 1990s, Fantasy, George Lucas, Review

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

#10 in my Ranking of the Star Wars franchise. With the advantage of having the whole trilogy, it becomes obvious what Lucas wanted to accomplish thematically across all three movies. This helps pull out individual elements of this film as more important than the others regarding the greater story, but they’re minor elements in a… Continue reading Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace