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Star Wars Phantom Menace

Is a "brand new" character from The Force Awakens secretly in Phantom Menace?
Jan 8, 2016

The Force Awakens has a lot returning characters, and a lot of new characters. But then there's this other character who is ... neither? Both?

Funny, snarky video finds Phantom Menace 3D re-release disturbing
Jul 4, 2015

The 3D rerelease of Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace means many things: more money for the folks at Lucasfilm, a new chance for first timers to see the flick theatrically and, of course, an opportunity to make fun of the often maligned prequel all over again.

Anakin actor says Phantom Menace made his life a 'living hell'
Jul 4, 2015

There are plenty of Star Wars fans out there that'd argue the prequel trilogy—especially the mediocre Phantom Menace—ruined their love of the classic film series. But, for the child star who played young Anakin Skywalker, The Phantom Menace apparently did a lot more damage than that.

Russian Phantom Menace poster proves that puppet Yoda is kaput
Jul 4, 2015

One of the best characters in the Star Wars saga is the grammar-challenged locus of all things Lightside, Yoda ... which is remarkable considering he's a puppet. And in Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace, he was a creepy puppet.

Best, weirdest 70-minute review of The Phantom Menace ever
Jul 4, 2015

Some guy in Milwaukee, Wisc., has posted a hilariously apt 70-minute screed against the first Star Wars prequel.