Re: "Star Wars Episode 1: What Went Wrong"
Originally Posted by RedTeamGo!
The reason it is so rare is because studios do not like giving a lot of creative control to the director. In this case Lucas had complete control including the script, direction, and casting. Not only are the movies themselves terrible, this has resulted in Hollywood being even more prudish about giving creative control to directors resulting in an even more commercial environment in film making.
The first three were pretty good movies because they were set after a bunch of events had already taken place unseen. That backstory gave the story an epic feel.
To go back and show the audience what we already knew and to do it with better technology...I mean, it made no sense.
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