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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith


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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith

Plot
The Clone Wars are at last coming to an end but troubles are only just beginning for the Jedi order. The devious masterplan of Palpatine/Sidious needs but a new apprentice and young Anakin Skywalker, troubled by dreams of pain and loss, appears to fit the bill.


Verdict
All sequels must pay for the sins of their fathers: where Return Of The Jedi runs out of plot half way through, Sith has so much ground to make up that Yoda is gamely plugging holes with his last line of scripted dialogue. But even if the last leg of the prequel journey is every bit as bumpy, the view improves considerably and the destination at last proves to be a place many of us still call home.


Reviewed by Colin Kennedy

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