I figured, since this film was a cult classic with a bizarre spazzam of fame, it was dorky and only good for inside jokes.
It actually wasn't that bad. It was cliche, but sometimes cliche never gets old. The songs also were also a pretty good listen, which helped a lot. I don't know that I'll remember it very well, but I did enjoy it and would watch the sequels.
And hey, now I'll understand the cult references that other people make! That's always a worthwhile reason to watch a movie.
Once you get into this movie, you can pretty well guess where it's going, what the message will be, and what the ending will be like. But despite the fact that there are a dozen other "enjoy life and your kids and your sexy wife while you have them" films just like this, it doesn't stop this one from being sweet, creative, and a bit of a tear-jerker--even if the story of how the guy gets the remote in the…
I already knew this was my favorite Star Wars episode... even though I didn't get around to seeing it in its entirety until today. ;) I really like Anakin's storyline as a whole; he's the redeeming factor of the prequels... if not the entire series... and the end of Ep. III is the pinnacle. Great finale. Like all SW films, there it has the usual problems of slow pacing and corny dialog, but overall this one isn't too bad. The romance or immodesty isn't unbearable either. Fun stuff, if you like "emo dude" (as a family member calls Anakin).
I wasn't sure what I thought of this movie until I got to the ending. Then I started crying. The ending is thrilling, tragic, and touching all at once.
As for the rest of the movie, it was interesting, both in an entertainment sense and in an intellectual sense. Like "The Dark Knight," the themes are complex and thought-provoking; it's a movie I'll have to watch multiple times before I fully grasp all the nuances. Unlike "The Dark Knight," however,…