“Sorry Haters, But The “Star Wars” Prequels Are Actually Amazing
Two words: Ewan McGregor.
If you were born between 1987 and 1993, you were the prime age to see The Phantom Menace in theaters.
You were old enough to remember it and young enough to think it was an example of good filmmaking.
From there, you were invested and had no choice but to continue your journey of unabashed love.
I truly… deeply… love these movies.
In honor of my prequel-loving Millennial brethren, here is a list of reasons why these FANTASTIC films deserve some damn credit.
My allegiance is to the PREQUELS… to STAR WARS.
1. Darth “Man Candy” Maul.
Do you know what happens to a Dathomirian when it gets cut in half? The same thing that happens to everything else. Unfortunate death aside, Darth Maul was kickass. You have to be one skilled Force master to avoid decapitating yourself with such extreme weaponry.
2. Padmé’s whole vibe.
These outfits and hairstyles were B-A-N-A-N-A-S but we’re not mad about it. Who hasn’t gone through a gothic, space dominatrix phase?
3. Ewan. Fucking. McGregor.
Ewan’s portrayal of young Obi-Wan is so universally well-liked, that even the vilest prequel haters want to see him back. Also, his smile could melt the ears off a gundark.
4. Yoda’s badass fight scene.
Sure, compared to puppet-Yoda, CGI-Yoda is trash. However, it paved the way for one helluva fight scene between him and Saruman. […]”