Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith' Edition

Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith' Edition

Dec 16, 2015

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for Star Wars movie culture:

We're counting down the days to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by devoting a week's worth of movie culture roundups to the seven live-action installments of the Star Wars Saga, continuing today with the sixth installment (third episode), Revenge of the Sith, and further in release order through next Thursday.

See More Star Wars Movie Culture:

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones


Classic Trailer of the Day:

The rise of Darth Vader, in the iconic suit! An army of Wookies! And the Alec Guinness incarnation of Ob-Wan Kenobi!. The original teaser for the final installment of the prequel trilogy, Revenge of the Sith, really tried appealing to the old fans again. Watch it below.


Honest Trailer of the Day:

Revenge of the Sith may be the best one of the prequels, but it's hardly above getting taken down by Honest Trailers: 


Alternative Poster of the Day:

Artist Pete Vilmur ties Revenge of the Sith even more to the original trilogy with this poster paying homage to Drew Struzan's classic Flash Gordon style Star Wars poster:


Movie Parody of the Day:

Jimmy Fallon hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 2005, the year Revenge of the Sith was released. So he made this parody of one of its pivotal scenes for the show:  


Cosplay of the Day:

Whatever your thoughts on General Grievous, you have to admit that General Grievous cosplay is pretty impressive:


Movie Mashup of the Day:

Here's that original teaser for Revenge of the Sith again, now with just the audio over Harry Potter footage showing how similar the franchises are:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Samuel L. Jackson hangs around the set of Revenge of the Sith. Sadly, this wasn't a sign that Mace Windu can fly.


Movie Trivia of the Day:

Did you know the Millennium Falcon is in Revenge of the Sith? See that Easter egg and more in this video:


Fan Art of the Day:

This work by UdonCrew depicts the Order 66 Jedi Knight hunt in the style of the classic comic book cover for the X-Men "Days of Future Past" storyline:'


Movie Defense of the Day:

Watch respected cultural critic Camille Paglia argue why Revenge of the Sith is the greatest work of art in 30 years:




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