When you read glowing reviews or hear from friends how “awesome” it was, remember what they said about episodes 1,2 and 3. (The prequels.) The Star Wars Hype Awakens: Remembering the Positive Reviews for ‘The Phantom Menace’ and ‘Revenge of the Sith’ – The Atlantic
A new installment in the beloved sci-fi franchise, for example, has been praised by critics for being “deliriously inventive,” “an astonishing achievement in imaginative filmmaking,” and “captivating.”
I am, of course, talking about The Phantom Menace, the first of the three Star Wars prequels, which most fans of the original movies pretend don’t exist.
Episode 1 was a pointless exercise in computer graphics. Episode 2 was even more (or less) of the same. I have never seen episode 3.
Doubt I will see the newest one until long after is available on Netflix.