Sunday, May 22, 2005
Mmmmm, that's good Sith
Cartoon courtesy of Slate.com
I can't believe that I forgot to tell this lil' anecdote: During my freshman year of college, I convinced my best friend that Barry White was the voice of Darth Vader. If that were indeed true, the Empire would've been totally sexified.
Well, I saw Episode III on Friday. Surprisingly, there was only one guy with a lightsaber in the theater. I agree with others in that this movie is definitely the best of the three prequels (it still can't touch Empire, though). A few thoughts (minor SPOILERS):
-Nice to see R2D2 kick so much ass.
-I thought that Anakin's crossover to the Dark Side to be a bit too quick. He seemed to put as much thought into that monumental choice as deciding between soup and salad. My friend's theory is that once Anakin sliced off Mace Windu's hand he realized that there was no turning back. Eh, I guess I can buy that.
-George Lucas definitely has a fetish for cutting off appendages. I wonder if that's how he gets his jollies.
-So that's why it happens: Anakin becomes evil for a fine piece of tail.
-My favorite part? Three words: James. Earl. Jones.