Sunday, May 23, 2010
Star Wars marathon: The X-Wins!
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.
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