Sunday, May 23, 2010
Star Wars marathon: The X-Wins!
Posted by edgarchaput
Star Wars awards
Our marathon of films may be over, but there are still some scores to settle. After talking about Star Wars for two months now, let’s take a quick look back at some of the highs and lows of the saga in this once in a lifetime awards show: the X-Wins!
Best Film: The Empire Strikes Back
Runner up: Revenge of the Sith
Best chase: Pod race from Episode 1
Runner up: Asteroid field chase in Empire Strikes Back)
Best action scene: Detention escape and trash compactor sequence from A New Hope
Runner up: Battle of Hoth
Best performance: James Earl Jones as the voice of Darth Vader
Runner up: Harrison Ford as Han Solo in Episode IV
Best Force use: 'These aren’t the droids you’re looking for' from A New Hope
Runner up: Yoda lifts the X-Wing from Empire Strikes Back
Funniest line of dialogue: ‘I happen to like nice men’ from Empire Strikes Back
Runner up: ‘You don’t want to sell me death sticks. You want to go home and rethink your life’ from Attack of the Clones.
Best demonstration of bad assery: 'Apology accepted, Captain Needa' from Empire Strikes Back
Runner up: Mace Windu takes out Jango Fett in Attack of the Clones)
Best demonstration of heroism: Luke chooses not to join the Dark side in Return of the Jedi
Runner up: Han searches for Luke on Hoth
Best background character we wish we could have seen more/Bobba Fett prize: that jedi with the fucked face and the breathing mask from the prequel trilogy
Runner up:the fat X-Wing pilot from A New Hope (Porky, I think)
Best character/’The Force is strong with this one’ prize: Han Solo
Runner up: Obi-Wan Kenobi in prequel trilogy
Best score: The Empire Strikes Back
Runner up: The Phantom Menace
Best lightsaber duel/Duel of the Fates prize: Luke versus Vader in Empire Strikes Back.
Runner up: Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon Jin against Darth Maul in Phantom Menace)
Most ridiculous character/The Jar Jar prize: that stupid bug character sitting next to Lando in the Millenium Falcon in during the battle of Endor.
Runner up: More bug-like creatures: the Trade Federation leaders.
Worst line: ‘I’m haunted by the kiss that you should never have given me’ from Attack of the Clones
Runner up: ‘Do or do not. There is no try’ from the Empire Strikes Back.