Reviews and Problems with Star Wars: The Clone Wars
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars - The Complete Season Two
2 November 2010
Conclusion: Perhaps one could call the second season of 'The Clone Wars' a more cerebral take on the show, more focused on the intricacies and casualties of war, instead of the actual war itself. I call it a missed opportunity.
Excerpt: "The Clone Wars" takes place between "Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones" and "Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith". Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi continue their journey across the galaxy amongst the "Clone Wars", meeting up with familiar villains, such as Count...
Excerpt: Maybe if George Lucas took an alternate route, one that was obviously not based on greed, Clone Wars would have been acceptable. Instead, the decision was made to dump this thing into theaters so rabid fans will have to pay $10 instead of simply waiting for a release on cable.
Conclusion: 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' is another desperate cash-in for a franchise in its death throes. It was the first 'Star Wars' movie to outright bomb at the box office, and the reasons for that are obvious.
Excerpt: I've considered myself a diehard Star Wars fan since its debut in 1977, but George Lucas seems to be trying as hard as he can to subvert my loyalty to the franchise. The prequel trilogy pales in comparison to the first three movies, but taken on their own, I find Episodes I, II, and III enjoyable.
Excerpt: So Ewan McGregor leads the cast as Obi-Wan Kenobi in this tale of... Except it would appear that he doesn't. Still, it'll have Hayden Christensen reprising his role of Anakin Skywalker won't it? Apparently not.
Excerpt: It’s taken 30 years, but George Lucas has finally gotten around to showing fans the epic, long-dreamed of Clone Wars first talked about back in 1977. We started fantasizing about high-octane space battles for the first time in the deserts of Tatooine, when Obi Wan Kenobi told Luke Skywalker of a...
Excerpt: When viewers think an animated film looks cheap, they frequently complain that it resembles a mere videogame, but as videogames get more visually sophisticated, that insult carries less weight.