STAR WARS Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith

With Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee
Directed by George Lucas

And so it comes to an end - the last of George Lucas' creation that shaped many generations and an entire culture. Everyone was hanging with bated breath to see how the young Anakin Skywalker would turn to the Dark Side and become Darth Vader. Where the first two chapters (
Episode I and Attack Of the Clones) were lacking in so many ways, even eclipsed by the pioneering but technologically more primitive original New Hope and Empire Strikes Back, the prequels were more often than not a digital disaster. But, to be fair, millions of fans have grown so fond of the originals (instantly at its time of release and over the decades), that hyper-critical reactions were expected - yet, there was no excuse for Jar Jar Binks! This Episode III is by far the best of the more recent trilogy. Many tiny loose ends get tied up (while rabid fans will find the odd loophole). While 95% digital, this time round it succeeds with the technology further pushing the reality boundary, making it less obvious and pulling the viewer into this exciting saga of good and evil, love, action, betrayal and hope. Now I guess all that is left to be done is watch all 6 flicks back to back - but do you start with Episode I or IV? How a Jedi answer would?

5 / B
- PB

1 2 3 4 5 6
A - B - C

never let a review decide for you, but for those who need a rating, see the Flamedrop scale below
6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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