Much of the score is filler music and does nothing more than to accompany what s going on with some leitmotif and then move into grand statements of themes as we transition from one. Star wars minute po box 209 greedo square station new york, ny 1. Opening scene attack of the clones 1080p hd youtube. It is directed by george lucas, with the screenplay by lucas and jonathan hales the young indiana jones chronicles and the story by lucas. These tendencies could seem cutesy or irritating elsewhere, but they make sense in an accordingtohoyle star wars movie. With hayden christensen, natalie portman, ewan mcgregor, christopher lee.
Ewan mcgregor, natalie portman, hayden christensen, ian mcdiarmid, samuel l jackson, pernilla august, jack thompson. It is easy to hail the imaginative computer images that george lucas brings to star wars. The attack on senator amidala just before a crucial vote thrusts the republic even closer to the edge of disaster. Episode ii attack of the clones is a 2002 american epic spaceopera film directed by george lucas and written by lucas and jonathan hales. Peter myles and kenneth wannberg served as music editors. Three years after the onset of the clone wars, the noble jedi knights have been leading a massive clone army into a. In the final moments of attack of the clones, the juxtaposition of the two ceremoniesa clone army assembling and anakin and padmes weddingserves as ominous warnings for the future of the galaxy. Instead of letting ebert and roeper decide which films make the holiday wish list, allow some ohio state film studies students make the ir recommendations the industry revs up every year and puts out blockbuster films and academy award hopefuls in the atres and on retailers shelves. Attack of the clones is an enjoyable film, in places a bit dull, in others exciting, sometimes painful dialogue, but nonetheless. Jackson, christopher lee, anthony daniels, kenny baker and frank oz. With samuel nicholson, liam duncanson, daniel nicholson, tim hoekstra.
The action take place between the events in the real movies episode ii. Dec 29, 2008 im trying to create iso of main movie star wars ii using clonedvd2 and although im only selecting angle one english when i start encoding it appears to be including the other angles also. It is based on the script of the film of the same name. Star wars soundtrack episode ii extended edition youtube. Project to collect all star wars documentaries author indy3 date 8jun2005, 8. The clone wars is a 2008 american computeranimated epic military science fiction film directed by dave filoni, produced by lucasfilm animation, a. Ebert and roeper gave the film a two thumbs up rating, and again roger ebert at the chicago suntimes gave the film three out of four stars, commenting that the film is made of dubious but energetic special effects, breathless velocity, much imagination, some sly verbal wit and a little political satire. It is easy to hail the imaginative computer images that george. Assuming that the opening scenes take place now, you do the math and come up with 453 years in the future. Watch the seeds of anakin skywalkers transformation take root in star wars.
There were some things that were cut or trimmed that i didnt think needed to be. Episode iii revenge of the sith, which is the sixth and allegedly but not necessarily the last of the star wars movies. In contrast to episode i, there is no completely new set of color filters but only slight changes in a few scenes. Episode ii attack of the clones was credited with the story, and wwf owner vince mcmahon has an executive.
Mar 09, 2015 the synopsis is a bit more interesting this time, but not much. I think it is slightly heavyhanded with some of its cuts, but overall, it succeeds in transforming the source material into something enjoyable and worthy of repeat viewings. Richard roeper, in the tv show at the movies, hosted by roeper and ebert, called it horrible and expressed the view that green was a poor comedian, going so far as to say that he should be flipping burgers somewhere. Star wars attack of the phantom sith is a fan edit which combines all the three prequels into a single less than three hours film. Episode ii attack of the clones novelization was written by r. Salvatore and published on april 23, 2002 by del rey.
This is also the only star wars crawl to introduce a new villain. After episode ii got so bogged down in politics that it played like the republic covered by cspan, episode iii is a return to the classic space opera style that launched the series. The death of a major characters mother on screen is a particularly dark and. During christmastime in italy, theres always a whiff of immaculate conception in the air.
Episode ii attack of the clones collects all four issues from the star wars. The dark side is growing, clouding the jedis perception of the events. His technical virtuosity in the action scenes is stunning to listen to on the soundtrack album, but the movie might have been better served by a lesser composer. Palpatine has manipulated both the republic and the separatists and successfully started a galaxy. This opening sets the stage for boredom, even when they throw in an explosion. Roger ebert, one of the most respected film critics of all time, says even though their could have been more character interest in the film, it is a remarkab. The second film in writerdirector george lucas trilolgy of prequels to the original films, star wars. Succession of transiently active tumorinitiating cell clones in. During this weeks 10 best episode of ebert and roeper, the critics hailed the movie, with monster topping ebert s list. Attack of the clones sounds like sleeping with a beautiful woman with fake boobies you know its not real and might be kinda shallow intellectually, but what the hell, you dont really care. I feel like a kid who cannot sleep on christmas eve, lying awake anticipating the.
Parents need to know that attack of the clones is the second prequel in the epic star wars saga. He is the only film critic with a star on hollywood walk of fame and was named honorary life member of the directors guild of america. Discussion in clonedvd started by moss, dec 29, 2008. May 09, 2002 star wars episode ii attack of the clones dir. Roger ebert star wars episode iii revenge of the sith.
Years later, williams is again to score a star wars film. We print the highest quality attack of the clones tshirts on the internet. The other body belongs to rowan, a researcher who is thawed out and told it is now the year 2455. It is not whats there on the screen that disappoints me, but whats not there. By the way, ebert and roeper went out of their way to commend natalies performance in the confrontation she has with anakin at the end of the movie as being great. The main reason for the star subtraction is for amazon not the moviei just wish that amazine would let me custom arrange my video library instead of only offering by date purchased or alphabetical order. To marvel at his strange new aliens and towering cities and sights such as thousands of clones all marching in perfect ranks into a huge spaceship. The tragic lack of romance in attack of the clones retrozap. Using patientspecific ipsc derived dopaminergic neurons to. Columbus, ohio this december, hundreds of new release dvds will hit stores. Roger ebert became film critic of the chicago suntimes in 1967. Under the leadership of a renegade jedi named count dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the galactic republic. May 10, 2002 it is easy to hail the imaginative computer images that george lucas brings to star wars.
Revenge of the sith is a 2005 science fantasy film written and directed by george lucas. Ten years after initially meeting, anakin skywalker shares a forbidden romance with padme amidala, while obiwan kenobi investigates an assassination attempt on the senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the jedi. George lucas comes full circle in more ways than one in star wars. Jenkins and theron collaborate for powerful monster. Episode ii attack of the clones 2002 and star wars. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Shop attack of the clones tshirts created by independent artists from around the globe. Episode ii attack of the clones original star wars movie. Ten years after the invasion of naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war.
Mainly tho little films called the phantom menace and attack of the clones. It expands some scenes and includes others which were cut from the film or are entirely original to the book. Director george lucas shot the entire film using digital cameras and hoped to. Project to collect all star wars documentaries original. Andrettis clones car starts 28th posted by joshua on may 25, 2002. Episode ii attack of the clones, is shown in this undated promotional photo. Roger ebert and martin scorseses 10 best films of the 90s duration. Episode ii attack of the clones was released by sony classical on april 23, 2002. Attack of the clones picks up 10 years after the events of the phantom menace. Its an hodgepodge of wishfulfillment, linked together by dialogue and plot that rarely justify their existence.
This fan edit focuses more on anakin skywalker and his fall to the dark side, reducing the politics, the cheesy scenes and lines, silly and childish moments and the romance to show a more believable story of the character and its universe and connect with the. Mar 14, 2017 the is the best, most balanced edit of attack of the clones currently available. High quality attack of the clones inspired tshirts by independent artists and designers from around the world. Is the force with simon pegg as he ranks the best and worst star wars films. Anakin skywalker hayden christiansen is a jedi student under jedi knight obiwan kenobi ewan macgregor. Salvatore was known for exactly one thing in the star wars universe prior to writing the novelization for attack of the clones. This forum is for new fans and old fans alike to discuss episodes i, ii and iii to your hearts content. So is attack of the clones really worse than the phantom menace. It stars ewan mcgregor, natalie portman, hayden christensen, ian mcdiarmid, samuel l. Star wars episode ii attack of the clones by the official roger ebert. It is the final installment in the star wars prequel trilogy, the third chapter in the skywalker saga and the.
Easily the most polarizing star wars film all but 5% of the fan base loathes phantom menace attack of the clones remains the most underrated entry in the saga. The republic is still at war with the separatists, its access to the galactic rim is threatened and much depends on pleasing the odious jabba the hutt, whose child had been kidnapped by the jedi, he is told. In this classic episode of at the movies, legendary critics gene siskel and roger ebert pick apart the seventh installment of the star wars saga, the force a. Attack of the clones needs a music score that is much more bombastic and obvious than williams is willingable to supply. Episode ii attack of the clones, or simply known as attack of the clones, is the 2002 sequel to the phantom menace and the second film in the star wars prequel trilogy. Im trying to create iso of main movie star wars ii using clonedvd2 and although im only selecting angle one english when i start encoding it appears to be including the other angles also.
Unless your implying that rots is the only film of the three that has. Also from movie answer man movie answer man 06302002 by roger ebert. To see the beginnings of the dark side in young anakin skywalker. Unbeknownst to the jedi, a slow rumble is building into the roar of thousands of soldiers readying for battle. Among fans, the title is commonly abbreviated to rots. It is the second installment of the star wars prequel trilogy, the fifth film to be produced, and the second film in the skywalker saga. The path back to the power and presence of the original films. Apr, 2018 the longawaited analysis of the middle prequel film in the star wars series, in which we meet count dooku and see anakin develop into a full jedi, as well as begin his fall. After an attempt on the life of senator and former queen padme amidala natalie. The two biggest changes can be seen in this report.
May 16, 2017 10 reasons why attack of the clones is better than you remember michael moreci. Episode iii revenge of the sith is a 2005 american epic spaceopera tragic film written and directed by george lucas. The music was composed and conducted by john williams, and performed by the london symphony orchestra and london voices. Basically, attack of the clones is pgrated star wars pornography. Attack of the clones is a star wars wishfulfillment. Fun times with siskel and ebert and roeper 7 by clementj64. Are the phantom menace and attack of the clones boards permanently closed. Attack of the clones is a film without a protagonist, and no continuity from the film before it, where the central figure of quigon jinn, who has a protagonists hubris in the most classical sense of the word, and is the primary agent through whom all of the plot developments manifest, ends up dead. Abrams was put on earth to make, as evidenced by the star wars echoes in his hit series lost, and the way he kept trying to turn star trek into star wars. Attack of the clones 2002 starring ewan mcgregor and natalie portman on dvd and bluray.
Ewan mcgregor, natalie portman, hayden christensen, ian mcdiarmid, samuel l. Attack of the clones benefits from an increased emphasis on thrilling action, although theyre once again undercut by ponderous plot points and underdeveloped characters. Along with ebert, he was offended by the numerous grossout gags. After generally disappointing fans with the phantom menace, george lucas returned to the star wars universe with episode ii attack of the clones. Many fans saw this as williams weakest score, and understandably so. Once again, even critics who say they didnt like it talk about going back to see it again.1267 1029 1310 382 1330 1634 1562 427 851 770 990 1611 508 543 1078 876 290 446 988 323 53 851 1566 172 366 1224 301 594 1398 1037 1436 847