What was he thinking?

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  1. Lady_of_Shalott

    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    What on earth was George Lucas thinking when he made this movie? It does not live up to the rest of the Star Wars movies. It's awful! Admittedly, the graphics are good, but the acting is SO cheesy! Am I the only one who thinks this?
     
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    I actually thought it was a decent movie. I liked the clone planet. Was quite cool.
     
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    I liked it too...so the acting wasnt spectacular...but was still a very enjoyable movie :D
     
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    Yeah it definately was. How bout the next one. Whatcha thnk? Yay or nay?
     
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    Arwen Well-Known Member

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    I think the next one should be great..I mean you know a lot of things that have to happen..and I can't wait to see how they happen on screen :D
     
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    Grey Enigma Falling Sideways

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    I HATED some of the dialog. Was pathetic, especially any scenes between Anakin and Padme. I just watched it with my brother today, we were both making fun of those parts. However, I did like a lot of the special effects and action sequences and I liked Ewan Macgregor's(sp?) acting and some of the imagery was beautiful, like the part with the mini-little-Padawans and that cool star map. *wants a star map like that for her room*
     
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    I liked the movie. The love thing was kind of icky. BUT you knew that had to be included. The next one should be awesome. Anakin turning to Vader. And Chewie is going to be in it I heard awwww
     
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    I'll agree that it wasn't the best acting I've ever seen in a movie. But the general plot was good, and as usual so were the special effects. Unfortunately, the love part is necessary. It explains why Anakin leave being a Jedi. (dumb move IMHO)

    The next movie will be great. Go Darth Vader!!
     
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    I love making fun of the dialogue too! :D Ewan McGregor really saved the movie from absolute disaster (for me anyway.) He was great.

    I know the love story was necessary to advance the plot, but it didn't have to be so cheesy did it? They could have done it better.
     
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    Squall Leonhart Wielder of the Gunblade

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    The acting wasn't spectacular?!? IT SUCKED!!! Well, if you like everybody talking in a monotone then it might be cool. Special effects were awesome though. The only thing I didn't understand was the only person who aged in the entire movie was Anakin! Padme was the same, Obi-Wan just had a beard, but that didn't make him look much older. I hope Anakin kills Jar Jar first. Brutally. Jar Jar needs to die. He is the one who screwed the galaxy by electing Palpatine emergency powers. Yeah, that is what I thought.
     
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    I think that it was a good story that fell victim to very bad script writing. "I can't forget the kiss you should never have given me" I mean come on people, can you say pure cheeeeeeese?:rolleyes:
     
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    Gûd Daedheloth Foe of Morgoth's Realm

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    Acting was awful. I did find it hilarious that the whole Empire was formed b/c of Jar Jar's stupidity. I loved the Jedi Battle in the area on Geonosis. I'd been waiting years to see that. I thought it was a very good and enjoyable movie. It's my favorite of the 5. Note: That doesn't mean that I think it was the best of the 5, just the one I enjoyed the most.
     
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    If you hate Jar-Jar, check out the Episode III forum!!
     
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    Poor Jar Jar. I don't see why he is so hated. I mean come on, yes he was stupid, but that made him fun to laugh at. An if anyone had been put in his position, they would have made the same decision he did. No one suspected Palpatine.

    And as for the whole love part. ANYTHING they would have said would have been cheesy.
     
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    JAr-JAr stank, the mushy scenes stank and at some points I wondered if anakin was spazing out, but I thought it was a wonderful movie. Especially when the guys got their butts whooped in the end and yoda had to save them. The people in the theatre were not happy with my whispered commentary, though. It was much better than the Episode One movie. But then again I think my dog could have done a better job with Episode one.
     
  16. Arin

    Arin I bite back....

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    Episode 11 was truly pathetic. Pure cheese. As a Star Wars fan I was really mad! He ruined it! Im thinking the script was a team effort between Lucas's kid and his dog. I mean-

    "I die a little each day since you came into my life"

    ??!! What is THAT? Thats sad...thats what that is...man, the acting was just pathetic. If it wasn't for Obi-Wan, i would have walked out! Ick!
     
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    I think the acting sucked, especially padmae and anakin, that part where padmae falls out of the ship, and the guy goes up to her and is "are you ok?" and she is acking, then gets up like everything is great. I give the movie a thumbs down
     
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    I thought the movie was great, if you ignore Anakin and Padme. I don't know why everyone thinks Anakin is so good looking. Spew. Sorry for his fans. I think the score saved it, as well as Count Dooku, the Fetts, and of course Ewan McGregor. Although the Jango/Mace fight scene was supposed to be heaps longer, don't know why they cut it out. Didn't get the DVD; was it deleted?

    I can't wait until Episode 3! Especially considering I know so much of what is to happen, judging by how accurate my source was for Episode 2! *overly gleeful*
     
  19. Eàmanë

    Eàmanë formally Nevaeh

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    I feel that anakin and obi's acting looked a bit forced at times.
     
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    I did get the DVD but I don't recall there being an extended scene for the Jango/MAce fight.