Untold Star Wars: Padme’s Family Perhaps due to George Lucas’ enjoyment of crafting a new generation of Star Wars characters in the prequels – who then couldn’t all have the requisite amount of screen time – Padme Amidala was the character who suffered most in the editing room. In Revenge of the Sith, her story […]
Untold Star Wars: Boonta Eve Podrace One of the most exhilarating sequences in Star Wars The Phantom Menace is the thrill ride that is the Boonta Eve Podrace. Taking full advantage of the special effects breakthroughs that ILM had made, the movie offered something unlike anything else that had been seen before on screen, with […]
Untold Star Wars: Rescuing Darth Sidious The Star Wars prequel trilogy, and Revenge of the Sith in particular, is packed full of dramatic irony. One of the best examples of this is the opening to Episode III, which opens in the middle of a dramatic aerial battle above Coruscant, as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker […]
The original bad boy Jedi. A maverick Jedi Master indirectly responsible for Luke Skywalker rising above the cloistered folly of the old Jedi Order. He has a rich history despite appearing, and dying, in only a single film.