Saturday, April 26, 2008

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) PG - 3½ Stars

It's ten years later after episode I and now Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) age 20, is the apprentice to Jedi knight Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor). This young Jedi is arrogant, and stubborn and causes great concern to Obi-Wan. Anakin and Obi-Wan are ordered to protect Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman), the former queen of the planet Naboo. She now represents her people in the Galactic Senate. Chancellor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) is building a military presence to safeguard her.

Meanwhile Obi-Wan travels to the planet of Kamino and the asteroid planet of Geonosis. His mission is following a bounty hunter Jango Fett (Temuera Morrison) and his son, Boba (Daniel Logan), who are up to no good. The two are involved in creating a massive army of clones. This episode is filled with battle scenes and also introduce Yoda (Frank Oz).

Anakin and Padme will fall in love and Anakin will be faced to make some hard choices that will impact his own fate and the destiny of the Republic.

Lucasfilm Ltd.
Director: George Lucas
Writers: George Lucas, Jonathan Hales
Producer: Rick McCallum
I viewed 9/07

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