It’s been a full decade since “Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge Of The Sith” arrived, and while it’s considered the best of George Lucas‘ prequels, that’s a fairly low bar to clear. While there is a small minority of apologists for Lucas’ second trilogy, majority consensus is that they were everything the original films weren’t, and that’s including the finale, ‘Revenge Of The Sith.’
Screen Junkies have taken a lightsaber to ‘Sith’ in their latest Honest Trailers installment. And the biggest crime the film makes? Building up the Darth Vader reveal, but giving the character a fairly ridiculous setup to sell his turn to the Dark Side. Meanwhile, the acting also gets roasted (along with an acknowledgment that it’s hard for anybody to sell Lucas’ stale dialogue), and it doesn’t stop there. Check out the full assessment below and see if J.J. Abrams can do better when “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” arrives on December 18th.