Evaluative reviews from the media and fans.
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DVD review by Ivana Redwine [4/5].
A small collection of reviews. [Overall: 3/4]
Review of the film.
Analysis of the movie's parallels with Christianity.
The Flick Filosopher
Fairly positive plot evaluation.
Review which rates movie as Not Bad covers special effects, plot, relationship to the original movies and cast.
Kids in Mind
Parents' review charting questionable content in the movie.
"An emotionally distant star." [Worth: $5]
The New Special Effects
Personal rant about the special effects.
The Phantom Menace: A Response to Critics
An analysis of the criticisms of the movie, from wooden characters to supposed racial stereotypes, and a defense of the movie.
Several reviews and reactions from critics. Includes some general movie information.
The Sci-Fi Movie Page
DVD Review. [Movie: 2/4; Disc: 4/4]
A small collection of fan reviews.
Salt Lake City Deseret News
"Just judge it on its own merits and leave all your preconceptions at the door." [3/4] (September 22, 2000)
A collection of British news and reviews. (July 14, 1999)
"Beyond its mundane awfulness, this film is actually pernicious." Lengthy intellectual slamming of the film. (June 12, 1999)
"The force still seems to be with George Lucas." (June 04, 1999)
Just worth seeing. [2/4] (May 21, 1999)
Positive review of the effects and story. [3.5/4] (May 17, 1999)
Teen Movie Critic
Trashes the movie. [1/4] (May 17, 1999)
NPR: Morning Edition - The Phantom Menace
Streaming audio from the morning the movie was reviewed. Requires the Real Player. (May 14, 1999)
"Visually dazzling 'Phantom Menace' lacks heart, soul." (May 13, 1999)
The DVD Journal
"Those of you waiting in line are ... setting yourselves up for a grave disappointment." [2/4] (May 12, 1999)
Movie Magazine International
"The Phantom Menace is a solid action thriller with spectacular visual effects and a promising story line." (May 12, 1999)
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