The title explains it all really. Last Wednesday I saw by far one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. The free movie event of the week was in fact The People vs. George Lucas. It is a glorious take on the chronicle that was and still is Star Wars. I grew up with Star Wars as a main part of my father’s parenting style. He did not abandon me or cut of my hand with a lightsaber or anything, but he used the teachings of balance and chivalry. He was basically teaching me to be a Jedi. He named me Luke after all.
As great as a Star Wars documentary can be, there is always going to be something that I will do to follow it up and be disappointed. This movie was in fact Centurion. It is a horrible movie full of plot holes and poorly written dialogue. I came into the movie with full expectation of an epic journey full of action, but instead I came out with questions galore and a new hatred for ancient history. It was kind of cool at times with the fights scenes, but when there are montages of brutal deaths every 5 minutes there is something wrong. I like action as much as the next guy, but it does get old when you are trying to watch a movie through the eyes of a communications student. The art direction was nice though, I’ll give it that.
It was about as bad as The Room.