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Above: In all three Lord of the Rings films poor Samwise never really got the credit for having to deal with all the crap he had to put up with. Thankfully Glen Brogan feels the hobbit’s pain and gave him the credit he rightfully deserves. [XombieDIRGE]
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Today Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace returns to theatres in its brand new, 3D release. Episode I is the first of the Star Wars film saga to be re-released in 3D, with the following episodes to be released one per year. This is to the frustration of most Star Wars fans, myself included, who must wait until 2015 to get to the really good movies.
But I’m over such frustrations. I’m over being an angry nerd who gets waaaaay too pissed off about the guy who made the damn movies constantly changing them. The stress can’t be good for me. I need to learn to accept things and not let it get in the way of my love for the Wars.
That’s why when I sat in the theatre last night at midnight, with a substantial crowd for the movie considered to be the worst of all Star Wars movies, I made the commitment to look for the good in The Phantom Menace.
Here are five things about Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace that are, actually, pretty cool.
If you’re a veteran internet time-waster the website, Cracked.com is an old, dear friend. Their countless amusing lists, 6 Bizzarelly Moments from the Mario Universe, 8 Things to Try if You Get Trapped in a Time Loop and 8 Famous Movies Made by the Last Person You’d Ever Suspect to name a few, are the most engrossing articles of useless knowledge you’ll ever spend hours digesting. Turns out their videos are freakin’ hilarious and super informative as well. Let’s take the latest After Hours discussion featured, Why Star Wars is Secretly Terrifying for Women. After Hours is a web series featuring Daniel O’Brien, Katie Willert, Soren Bowie and Michael Swaim. They gather at Pat & Lorraines in Los Angeles to discuss all sorts of vital pop culture issues like Which Ninja Turles Are You? Life Most Important Question or How Breakfast Cereal Mascots Brainwashed You. These are import discussions worth having, don’t forget.
Back to their most recent episode, Why Star Wars is Secretly Terrifying to Women. Watch it below and then join me after the jump for some analysis from this slightly disenchanted female Star Wars fan.