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"Star Wars: Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D" Feeds the Lucas Monster 

Wednesday, Feb 8 2012

Imagine how true believers would feel if Jesus finally came back after all that time — and turned out to be an asshole. That's something like the pain suffered by the Star Wars faithful when this indifferent slop first hit the screen. Too cutesy-poo childish for grown-ups, but too full of dreary intergalactic C-SPAN bullshit for kids, The Phantom Menace offers little to please anyone except Lucasfilm yes-men. Now, it's in 3-D because of money.

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