Day: 23/10/2013

Heresy of the Week: The Star Wars prequels were actually good

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Heresy of the Week is a (mostly) weekly spot in which I entertain some of the unthinkable notions of geek-culture. The arguments I put forward are not always things I personally agree with, but often rhetorical devices designed to force myself (and maybe readers) out of the boxes which fan discussions can get caught in. But that aside, feel free to get yourselves worked up and your knickers in a twist if you really want to.

This week’s heresy:

The Star Wars prequels are not well-loved by any stretch of the imagination, and have become the by-word for the ruination of a once-loved franchise. But once one gets past the righteous indignation, there are actually good points to these three reviled films. They are not that far away from being good, wholesome additions to the saga, and even in their actual form are not nearly as bad as some would have us believe.

Read on…