Prequel Trilogy,  The Phantom Menace

The Guardian columnist Marina Hyde says The Phantom Menace is ‘racist’


In a column establishing links between the Brexit and Jar Jar Binks (journalism at its highest point), The Guardian’s Marina Hyde accuses The Phantom Menace of being a ‘racist’ movie. She doesn’t elaborate.

“But before we go on, a reminder of the movie. A horrendously misguided exercise in nostalgia that ends up aborting its own heritage; centred on trade talks that swiftly get out of hand; racist in parts; the sense from the atrociously underwhelming title crawl that this is all going to be hugely important but intergalactically boring …”


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