today during class something happened. My friend got there late and so missed the beginning of it so, once she…
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
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…
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…
'Suck very much, it does, yes?'
-Bubba, Yoda's cooler, older brother
Ive always considered this to be the worst of the Star Wars prequels, and after rewarching it tonight, I still stand by that
Like Episode 1: The Phantom Menace there is a huge use of CGI that doesn't always look good, in fact some of it looks utterly attrocious and is inexcusable considering the budget the film had
It has some really unlikable characters in it such as Dex, Jar Jar and worst of all Anakin Skywalker played by Hayden Christensen, all Anakin did was get angry like a teenager and the acting for this film especially on Christensens behalf is God damn awful
Sticking on the subject of Christensen, the story revolving around him is cruely uninteresting with monologues…
Que película tan desesperante.
Odié tanto este film y la causa de esto fue Anakin en su etapa de superar las rabietas de la adolescencia, en serio me desesperó junto con su romance forzado con la senadora.
Obi Wan se luce por completo y su encuentro con Jango Fett fue lo más genial, esa coreografía en las peleas fueron muy agradables y entretenidas de ver, la disfruté mucho.
Este film tuvo algo agradable y fue que Jar Jar casi no apareció y su aparición por decirlo así fue "importante" (bien jugado Lucas, bien jugado)
Me encantó ver a Yoda, es uno de mis personajes preferidos y verlo en acción en serio me hizo sonreír de oreja a oreja, LO VI…
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones is written and directed by George Lucas and stars Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Christopher Lee, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, and Frank Oz as the voice of Yoda and this is the second of seven reviews coming in preparation to The Force Awakens this Thursday/Friday and in this story we follow Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker ten years after the events of The Phantom Menace as they try to protect now Senator Amidala as well as find out who is conducting the assassination attempts and it leads to forbidden love, mystery and potential galactic war. It's a story that again works on paper but with Lucas' direction (or lack thereof)…
pretty sure this movie made me sterile
After the mixed critical response from fans and box office success of STAR WARS EPISODE I: THE PHANTOM MENACE, George Lucas returned to direct the second film in the prequel trilogy, -- which was released from 1999 to 2005 -- and the second film was titled STAR WARS EPISODE II: ATTACK OF THE CLONES and it was released on May 16, 2002 to mixed to positive reviews.
The film is set ten years after the Battle of Naboo, when the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of renegade Jedi Master Count Dooku, thousands of systems threaten to secede from the Republic. When an assassination attempt is made on Senator Padme Amidala, the former Queen of…
Still terrible. Jake Lloyd's gone and Jar-Jar's radically de-emphasised (which in a way is just as annoying; having already let the character wreck one film it might have at least been admirable if he'd stuck things out) but instead we get whiny teenaged Anakin, brought to annoying life by Hayden Christensen. Like Jar-Jar, Hay-Hay became a sort of lightning rod for dissatisfaction for the film; while he is dreadful so is Natalie Portman, which indicates a lot of the blame lies with Lucas' trite romantic storyline and script. The cast are uniformly dull or awful with the exception of Ewan McGregor; Christopher Lee falls flat as the underwritten Dooku and it's saturated with contrived references.
I'm about as interested in writing a review for this as I was watching the film itself so I'm just going to use a Pros and Cons system. I'm not going to talk about how the story works and what it does right and wrong because that's been done to death, just what I liked and didn't like.
Positives (The Few):
Pretty much everything that happens on Geonosis. The fight for survival in the assembly line, the execution scene with the deadly creatures, the all out battle brawl between the Jedi and the droids, Jango's death, the fight between Dooku, Anakin and Obi Wan and the fight between Dooku and Yoda (if not far too short) all are great.…
Attack of the Clones is the weakest of the Star Wars saga films for me, but I grew up with this movie, and it has many elements that I love so much. The Battle of Geonosis blew me away as a kid and still stands as one of my favorite Star Wars sequences ever. The older I get, the more I appreciate the awesomeness that is Christopher Lee is/was. Both he and Ian Mcdiarmid have the best performances in a movie where some of the acting is not so strong in places. I love the intimate look at Coruscant with the speeder chance and the scene at the Outlander Club. "I want to go home and rethink my life."
It's so clear that Kylo Ren takes after his grandfather in many ways. Especially in his tantrums.
Part 2 of thinking and writing too much about garbage.
The prequel trilogy is widely regarded as being abysmal. My re-watch of Episode I the other night surprised me. It wasn’t good, in fact it was quite bad, but it wasn’t the absolute gutter trash its reputation suggestions. However, Episode II certainly lives up to its reputation. Because this is a complete festering turd on almost all levels. I can’t think of another movie with a budget this large that has a story so ineptly told. It’s shocking in a way that after all the criticism levelled against Episode I at the time that George Lucas would produce a follow-up that is considerably inferior to it.
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