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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
A Jedi Shall Not Know Anger. Nor Hatred. Nor Love.
Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is made on Senator Padmé Amidala, the former Queen of Naboo, twenty-year-old Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker is assigned to protect her. In the course of his mission, Anakin discovers his love for Padmé as well as his own darker side. Soon, Anakin, Padmé, and Obi-Wan Kenobi are drawn into the heart of the Separatist movement and the beginning of the Clone Wars.
obi-wan: the planet is supposed to be right here but it's not, can you get the children to help me find it
yoda: dude it's right there
obi-wan: oh yeah
The fifth instalment in the Star Wars saga and the second chapter in George Lucas' prequel trilogy, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones has all the ingredients that made The Phantom Menace such a repugnant piece of shit and although it offers no improvement over its pathetic dialogues, wooden characters, lacklustre performances & lame attempts at humour, it does manage to be minutely less unbearable than its predecessor.
Set 10 years after the events of The Phantom Menace in a galaxy far, far away, Attack of the Clones finds the galaxy on the brink of a civil war and follows Anakin Skywalker who's now put in charge of taking care of the Senator he happens to have a…
Caught this on TV in France when I was on vacation a couple years ago, and even though I could hardly understand a word of the dubbed version, I was enraptured by its images and its miraculous sense of sound design (those Seismic Charges tho). Watching it with the dialogue intact is frustrating, especially because Lucas' vision is so grand and ambitious. It's like watching a child trying to put a puzzle together. You want to help them along the way, but it is essential that the child works through it on their own. The uneasiness comes from the idea that they'll never solve the puzzle.
That little green fella from the Vodafone ads must be desperate for money to appear in this shit.
Don't let Jar-Jar Lloyd fever cloud your mind; this is the worst Star Wars in a walk. It's every bit the simpleton kids tale as the first, but now it's dressed up in guise of a movie meant for grown-ups (or whatever passes for grown-up among die-hards). This leads to love scenes that sound like they were written by an 11-year-old and an emphasis on action that makes up for the relative dearth of it in the last film by just throwing as much shit as possible into the frame, nearly all of it animated so that the few genuine, living people in a shot are really just waving sticks about.
Speaking of the animation, the combination of flat animation…
No luck swaying the kids to my side with this one. The 9-year-old during the picnic scene: "Which one of these two would you pick to be stuck with in a room?"
I know everybody hates these films but Anakin and Padme seriously hold something over my heart. I love them so much. Jar Jar Binks can fuck off and die.
Episode II is better than Phantom Menace, but that's not much of an accomplishment. Yoda doesn't look as fucked up, which is a big deal for me since he's my favourite character. His light sabre duel with Dooku is what I most enjoyed. I liked the story for the creation of the Clones, it is neat to see the Storm Troopers come to be...same goes for Boba Fett. This edition of the series evolves the story nicely, which is all I really cared about going in.
On the down side though, the "romance" is quite awkward and listening to Anakin whine about the "limitations" Obi-Wan places on him get old fast. Huge chunks of this flick could've been cut, deleted, or whatever happens to digital flicks and no one would have been worse off.
First viewing since original cinema release. Watching Phantom Menace last week made me realise it's not a terrible film, just unsatisfying & stilted when compared to the originals. Attack Of a The a Clones is actually terrible though. The script is awful, the Anakin/Padme relationship is completely unconvincing and the virtual set effects really, really don't hold up.
Attack of the Clones é insuportável, piegas, horroroso, aborrecido, sem coesão, mal feito, desagradável, vazio, fraco, desinteressante, esquecível, desajeitado, sem credibilidade, mal interpretado e escrito, tão mau que chega a ser nojento. Um objeto cinematográfico catastroficamente miserável, onde o seu próprio criador, senhor George Lucas, convencido que é um génio, perde-se que nem uma barata tonta no seu próprio universo, preocupando-se com uma overdose de efeitos especiais do que propriamente aquilo que é realmente importante: o enredo e, acima de tudo, os seus personagens.
Fui ver este lamentável filme com esperanças que, pronto, depois da desgraça do primeiro episódio, pensei que, enfim, o segundo fosse melhor, é algo que costuma acontecer em Star Wars, por vezes, as sequelas são melhores.…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
At the sum of its parts, Episode II is arguably much worse than Episode I, which is partially true. This entry inheres all the problems haunting The Phantom Menace: Poor directing/writting, wooden acting and an overabundance of (now dated) CGI.
There is a lot that i can say negatively about this movie: Portman and Christensen lack of chemistry and awkward line delivery, the lack of a compelling villain (wasting Christopher Lee's talent), ruining aspects of compelling characters like Yoda (yes, the air twirling final fight scene) and even Bobba Fett for crying out loud, the list just goes on.
However, there is one scene that did had a good amount of emotional weight and it was actually well executed: The…
i fell asleep. again
Wieso noch so ein schlechter Film? Wieso sind die Soldaten fast alle nur sichtbar animiert, wie auch im folgendem Teil? Was soll das alles?
Ich kann es nicht verstehen. Ich denke das der Film einfach nur schlecht ist. Über Meinung lässt sich streiten, aber einige anderen dürften mir zustimmen.
Well, that was a Movie
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