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Author Topic: Consensus XXV: Star Wars + Rogue One  (Read 543 times)

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Re: Consensus XXV: Star Wars + Rogue One
« Reply #80 on: February 07, 2018, 12:14:59 am »
New scores:
Phantom Menace: - (3/10)
Attack of the Clones: - (3.5/10)
Revenge of the Sith: + (6/10)
Rogue One: - (5.5/10)
Star Wars: + (9/10)
Empire: +  (10/10)
Return of the Jedi: +  (7.5/10; could use a rewatch)
The Force Awakens: + (7/10)
The Last Jedi: + (7/10)

No way is Rogue One better than The Phantom Menace.
Eh, for all of Rogue One's character stumbles and incessant fan-service, it's generally watchable even if the first two acts are a disappointment. On rewatch The Phantom Menace is just crushingly boring all the way through aside from the lightsaber duel (which is relatively superficial from a plot standpoint).

At least TPM is entertaining as an unintentional comedy. Rogue One is just about as dull and humorless as The-Film-That-Must-Not-Be-Named. It's a complete chore to sit through.
I think it speaks to TPM's aggressively banal nature that the only unintentional humor line I can think of is the "Are you an angel?" line. The rest is rather painful. Regardless of whether one thinks that Rogue One has blatant disregard for the canon, it never had mitochondria meters or incited the acceleration of the franchise's obsession with dynasties (Even though I think George Lucas is generally a better world builder than Kathleen Kennedy Disney's crew these are pretty baffling additions). Both cancel each other out when accounting for gross overuse of CGI.


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