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The Force 5

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#1378737
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I don't think Revenge Of The Sith is as good as everyone says it is.
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J0E said:

I agree, but I disagree with it being the best of the prequels.

It has highs as high as Jedi, but the lows are lower than Clones. There’s a lot more lows than highs. There’s good fan edits of the film. Add few extended/deleted scenes, cut a lot of the filler and it’s a solid 6/10. The official edits though are like 4/10. Most of my problems with the movie are it’s pacing and it’s tonal inconsistency. I also really don’t like how everything is wrapped up at the end to lead right into Star Wars. It’s lazy.

I still maintain that The (theatrical cut of the) Phantom Menace has aged the best out of the prequels. It’s pacing, it’s tonal consistency mixed with using actual sets, miniatures, costumes, etc. It’s sound design is absolutely fantastic. It’s a competently made movie that’s bogged down by cringe slapstick and bad writing. Overall though, it’s a 5.5/10.

Good post.

Dek Rollins said:

Handman said:

Phantom Menace is the best prequel. It’s the closest to an actual movie.

This.

And ROTS is the absolute worst of the prequels.

Absolutely agree.

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#1377596
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I don't think Revenge Of The Sith is as good as everyone says it is.
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OP, I think you’ll find a lot of fans here who agree with you. I am one of them.

Not only do I find ROTS absurdly overrated, I think it’s amongst the very bottom of Star Wars films and just a bad film in general. From the ridiculously easily duped and stupid characters, to the ugly video game esque visuals, distracting fan service and OTT saber fights, horrible dialogue, odd clashing tone of bouncing between childish humor/uber drama, and the rushed awkward ending… it’s all just a mess to me. And don’t get me started on the butchering of Vader’s fall (which ties back in to stupid characters).

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#1337102
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Star Wars Prequels 35mm 4K Filmized Editions by Emanswfan (a WIP)
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ChainsawAsh said:

The Force 5 said:

Comparatively, CGI Yoda looks like he was pulled out of a not very impressive video game cutscene and jarringly plopped in the movie.

So…just like almost everything else in the prequels?

CPY looks nothing like Yoda or the AOTC/ROTS CGI models. CGI Yoda doesn’t look any more like Yoda than the AOTC/ROTS CGI, but it’s at least consistent with AOTC/ROTS instead of being the one odd man out.

True enough. 😛

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#1337039
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Star Wars Prequels 35mm 4K Filmized Editions by Emanswfan (a WIP)
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ChainsawAsh said:

Tantive3+1 said:

The reason Lucas went with a CGI Yoda was so that he could make him into a backflipping twirling ninja who was never supposed to fight to begin with.

Enough said.

I mean, yeah, but it’s also because the TPM puppet looked like straight trash.

I disagree. I think CGI Yoda is the one that looks like straight trash.

While TPM puppet Yoda doesn’t look enough like the real Yoda - I’ll grant you - the same is certainly true with CGI Yoda (both models but especially the ROTS/TPM one). The main difference to me is that I actually think the TPM puppet, despite being inaccurate, at least appears very real to my eyes and actually looks like he belongs in the scenes he’s in. Comparatively, CGI Yoda looks like he was pulled out of a not very impressive video game cutscene and jarringly plopped in the movie. The TPM puppet’s movements and expressions are also more consistent with the Yoda we know and love.

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#1336803
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Star Wars Prequels 35mm 4K Filmized Editions by Emanswfan (a WIP)
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Dek Rollins said:
But Creepy Puppet Yoda™ looks infinitely better than CGI Yoda. CG Yoda constantly has his head at a downward angle and looks up at the people he’s talking to only with his eyes, and he lacks the little bit of expression that CPY had left. Screw consistency, I prefer a decent but weird puppet that looks nothing like the character over awkward CGI that still looks nothing like the character. 😛

I agree wholeheartedly with all of this.

Maaga said:

The puppet looks a lot chipper than the CGI one. A theatrical version is what I would like to see, puppet and all.

He sure does. And that’s what I want too.