Revenge of the sith review 2005. Directed by george lucas. Fri 13 may 2005 0617 edt. On may 6. So then from a certain point of view revenge of the sith simultaneously the middle and last star wars movie is the best sequel and the most pleasing surprise in the entire saga.
Episode iii revenge of the sithless level headed reviews hail the film as an unequivocal masterpiece. Episode iii revenge of the sith jul 23 2020 far and away the best of the prequel trilogy i actually do just kind of overall enjoy this one in the larger star. George lucas comes full circle in more ways than one in star wars. All of this combines to make revenge of the sith far and away the best film of 2005 and maybe of the last five years.
With hayden christensen natalie portman ewan mcgregor samuel l. Revenge of the sith attempts so much more than most popcorn movies in terms of pure entertainment and thematically it trumps many of the more serious theatric releases. This review of the sixth star wars movie revenge of the sith ran in the weekend australian on saturday may 21 2005. As obi wan pursues a new threat anakin acts as a double agent between the jedi council and palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.
Episode iii revenge of the sith looked to right the wrongs of the prequel trilogy by finally bring darth vaders origins to the big screen. After two bumpy installments star wars. The general opinion of revenge of the sith seems to be that it marks a distinct improvement on the last two episodes the phantom menace and attack of the clones true but only in the same way that dying from natural causes is preferable to crucifixion. Episode iii revenge of the sith which is the sixth and allegedly but not necessarily the last of the star wars movies.
Audience reviews for star wars. After episode ii got so bogged down in politics that it played like the republic covered by c span episode iii is a return to the classic space opera style that launched the series.