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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #30 on: May 25, 2005, 07:15 PM »
1 ESB - a masterpiece dispite the new line changes
2 ANH - Excellent. nearly as good as ESB, just lacks a little polishing.
3 tie. ROTJ and TPM - ROTJ is a little too kid friendly with the Ewoks as is TPM with young Anakin. Jar Jar kills PTM, but that is the weakest part of an otherwise solid, but weak, story.
4 AOTC - Not bad, but in my opinion, a lot of minior story and pacing issues and a couple of missed editorial opritunities that make me cringe every time I watch it. Also a weak story, but not as solid.
5 ROTS - by far the most sloppy technically and artistically. This had a very strong, compelling story, but what was on screen only scratched the surface of it's potential. This should have been the swan song of the saga, but instead it was the most dissapointing for me.
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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #31 on: June 3, 2005, 11:43 PM »
1. Empire Strikes Back
1.5 Revenge of the Sith
2. AOTC
3. ANH
4. ROTJ
5. TPM

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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #32 on: June 4, 2005, 10:37 AM »
1.  ESB
2.  ROTS
3.  ANH
4.  ROTJ
5.  AOTC
6.  TPM

I could change the last two because I did like them, but AOTC has a bit more of a story developing than TPM. I also thought about moving down ROTJ because for whatever reason, the ******* ewoks get on my nerves.
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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #33 on: June 6, 2005, 06:35 PM »
1. ESB
2. ANH
3. ROTS / ROTJ
4. TPM
5. AOTC

I keep telling the people that it's actually AOTC that contains the worst crimes against acting, dialogue and use of CG, but no one will listen  ;D

TPM wasn't that bad....no...really!
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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #34 on: June 7, 2005, 11:51 AM »
AOTC cleary has some terrible acting I agree.  TPM just has too much foolishness in it for me with Jar-Jar, Jake Lloyd, the Naboo Pilots chatter, etc., etc. 

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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #35 on: June 7, 2005, 03:55 PM »

I keep telling the people that it's actually AOTC that contains the worst crimes against acting, dialogue and use of CG, but no one will listen  ;D

TPM wasn't that bad....no...really!

I agree 100%, but ROTS contains the worst crimes against storytelling :P ;D
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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #36 on: June 18, 2005, 08:53 PM »
1. ROTS
2. ROTJ
3. ESB
4. AOTC
5. TPM
6. ANH

I like them all a lot though. So its not like I hate A New Hope at all.

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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #37 on: July 7, 2005, 09:39 AM »
1. Star Wars
2. Empire
3. Jedi
4. Phantom
5. Clones
6. Sith

Too much CGI in the last two.
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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #38 on: July 8, 2005, 12:50 AM »
1. Empire
2. Star Wars
3. Sith
4. Jedi
5. Clones
6. Phantom
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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #39 on: July 21, 2005, 10:51 AM »
Well, it has been a couple of months since the release of ROTS now, and Star Wars on the big screen as we know it (at least new movies) should be done with now.  With the "newness" wearing off, and looking at the Saga as a whole, have your rankings changed at all?  I also seem to hold the OT movies in higher regard than the prequels.  Not that I dislike the prequel movies, I like each of them to some extent (TPM probably the least, but its still a nice movie)...but whether it is the nostalgia, the characters, the humor, or whatever...the OT still is the tops for me.  Anyways, if I had to rank them, I suppose it would look like this (with some ties):

1. Empire Strikes Back - Has always just been my favorite to watch.
2. Return of the Jedi - Not always a favorite, but the first one I saw in the theatre..holds some nostalgia.  Probably on par with A New Hope to be honest though.
3. (tie) A New Hope - I put it above ROTS just because of the love of the OT, and nostalgia.  I really like this movie.
3. (tie) Revenge of the Sith - By far my favorite of the prequels, and maybe one of my favorite movies of the Saga overall.  I think the characters and everything involved in the OT just appeal to me more, but this is really a favorite of mine.
4.  Attack of the Clones - I'm up and down on this movie.  When it first came out, I really liked it (aside from the "Sound of Music" meadow sequences).  I've dulled on it more lately.  I still like it, but if/when I pop in the DVD I'm likely to skip through this movie a few times.
5.  The Phantom Menace - The duel at the end is one of the best of the Saga, if not the best.  I also think that Darth Maul, despite his over-hype, is one of the best character concepts to come out of the PT.  Although I do see some of the point of the political part of things, and seeing Anakin younger, it does get a little boring to me.  As many have mentioned before, I think they could have started out with Anakin being a little bit older, maybe past the "Yippee" stage.  I don't necessarily hate this movie like many others do though, its still Star Wars, but easily my least favorite of the Saga.

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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #40 on: July 21, 2005, 06:39 PM »
I'm still with my first list.

the rankings are pretty close in 3-5 spots though,

1. Empire
2. Star Wars
3. Sith
4. Jedi
5. Clones
6. Phantom

I think the dialogue in teh OT is much better too.
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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #41 on: July 23, 2005, 02:10 PM »
After a few months mine remains the same as well. 

1) Empire
2) ANH
3) ROTj
4) ROTS
5) AOTC
6) TPM

Basically I have 1 and 2 vitrually the same.  Then ROTJ is a bit farther down for #3.  I put ROTS right behind ROTJ at almost a tie but Jedi gets my vote as a better film.  Then AOTC is a bit farther down than ROTS.  I bump TPM even farther down. 

However, that does not mean I hate TPM.  I actually like it for Darth Maul and the duel at the end and some other things along the way.  AOTC I like for the most part except Anakin and Padme's scene together.  I really love Yoda busting out the lightsaber at the end. 

ROTS I like a lot for from the last half of the movie onward as a whole.  There are some things that bug me like the Wookies not having enough screen time and the Masters going out so quickly.  Other than that for the most part I like everything else especially the last 10 minutes of the film.  It really tied into ANH well. 

Then there are the OT that are just superior stories to the PT IMO. 

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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #42 on: July 27, 2005, 03:13 PM »
1. ROTJ
2. ANH
3. ESB
4. ROTS
5. AOTC
6. PM
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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #43 on: September 17, 2005, 12:11 PM »
1. ROTS/ROTJ
2. ANH
3. ESB
4. TPM
5. AOTC

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Re: New JD Poll: Where does ROTS rank now?!
« Reply #44 on: September 25, 2005, 11:15 AM »
1) ROTS
2) AOTC
3) TPM
4) ROTJ
5) ANH
6) TESB
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