Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away....Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace began. In 1999 an American epic space opera, film was released to the public. It became the highest-grossing film of 1999, the highest-grossing Star Wars film, and is currently one of the highest-grossing films in North America. The filmed is loved by people of all ages and continues it's saga today. Everyone should watch the Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace because it has a cutting edge cast, props and effects.
"Star Wars Episode I is based upon two Jedi Knights that escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force. The long dormant Sith resurface to reclaim their old glory" ("Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace"). With the amount of twists and turns throughout the film it will leave the audience anxious about what might happen next. "Star Wars is not just a movie. It's a way of life" (Taylor).
However, director and writer George Lucas picked the perfect cast for the first of three prequels to the original Star Wars movies from the 70's and 80's. "No question `Star Wars' will be just massive. Probably beyond massive," said a marketing executive (Jensen). This was not just stated for the amount of success the film had. It was also stated for the prominent actors and actresses. "One particular actor that shinned was Samuel L. Jackson. Jackson, an admittedly big Star Wars fan, was eager to appear in the prequel" ("Samuel L. Jackson (Cover Story)").
Not to mention, Liam Neeson (Qui-Gon Jinn), Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Natalie Portman (Queen Amidala), Jake Lloyd (Anakin Skywalker), Ian McDiarmid (Senator Palpatine), Pernilla August (Shmi Skywalker), Samuel L. Jackson (Mace W...

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... It also received plenty of awards. The awards were received because of the cast, props and effects. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace was presented with the following: "Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards, Sierra Award for Best Costume Design (Trisha Biggar), 2000; Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor (Jar-Jar Binks), 2000; Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Drama Film (Jake Lloyd), 2000" (Snyder).
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace has been a film loved by generations of families for decades. If you haven't seen this film you're missing out on a fantastic cast, spectacular props, and mind-blowing effects. It's an astonishing achievement in imagination film making and it tells a good story. Being ranked as one of the greatest movies of all time, it would not be a waste of time. Remember, "May the Force will be with you."
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