Get the scoop on Clone Wars and all the Star Wars series news from on Jedi Insider: the site for daily Star Wars action figures, games, movies and reviews
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 3D Review
Jay Cochran - February 17, 2012

Weve probably all seen Star Wars Episode 1 in the theatres, on DVD/Blu-Ray, or on TV, so Im not going to focus on the plot, characters, or special effects. Instead, Im focusing on the 3-D which was the trigger for returning the movie to the theatres. Frankly, I was very disappointed. While Im not a huge fan of the 3-D phenomenon in general, I was expecting more from Lucas, a man who always tries to be on the cutting edge of technology. I realize converting an older movie like this to 3-D probably limits what you can do, but if this is the most you can do then whats the point?

When it comes down to it, I saw very little difference between the 3-D version and the regular version. Yes, the movie is blurry without the glasses, but nothing really popped out at the screen at me when I wore them. Little things like the opening sequence and outer space in general seemed a little more 3 dimensional and some details of the movie seemed to be a bit sharper. For instance, I noticed teeth marks in the Gungan submarine that Obi-Wan and company use to get to the Naboo city (after escaping dinner plans by a sea creature) for the first time and certain colors seemed sharper like Wattos blue color and the new Yoda definitely looked better. However, none of that was really worth price of a movie ticket these day or really added anything to the overall experience of seeing the movie.

If you just like seeing Star Wars movies (even Episode I) on the big screen go check this one out, but if you want to see something new or innovative in the world of 3-D technology, dont waste your time and money. Just pop that new Blu-ray version in and watch it from the comfort of your home.




More Movie & TV News



Entertainment News International (ENI) is the popular culture network for fans all around the world. Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!
Action Figures
Star Wars
© 2015 Entertainment News International - All images, trademarks, logos, video, brands and images used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies and or owners. All Rights Reserved. Data has been shared for news reporting purposes only. All content sourced by fans, online websites, and or other fan community sources. Entertainment News International is not responsible for reporting errors, inaccuracies, omissions, and or other liablities related to news shared here. We do our best to keep tabs on infringements. If some of your content was shared by accident. To have it removed right away, please [ Contact Us ].