Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Revenge of Anthony Lane's Sith

For lovers of scathing cinema critique in the style of the late great Dorothy Parker, ladies and gentlemen, I give you ...

http://www.newyorker.com/critics/cinema/articles/050523crci_cinema
[Warning: do not read while drinking beverages. Especially the part about Yoda.]

Excerpt:

"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."

3 Comments:

Blogger David said...

Put the drink warning ahead of the post..wine burns like hell coming out the nose.

22:34  
Blogger PeaceBang said...

I so took care of it, dude. Here's a tissue.

22:36  
Blogger Oversoul said...

Wow. I found the movie to be pretty bad, as I expected, (the dialogue is like "Days of Our Lives" set in space) but this guy really went a bit far in his skewering.

I did like his take on Yoda's speaking habits though :)

09:09  

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