6 February 2012 11:43 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

As The Phantom Menace rears its head in cinemas again, Cj explains why the first prequel is his favourite Star Wars movie...

After a 3D spruce up, The Phantom Menace is back in cinemas this week for the first time in 13 years. Star Wars fans - who I count myself among, although they may not take me after this - hate the movie, as a rule. But here, I'll explain why Episode I and all its foibles converted me to Star Wars and why, if thinking about George Lucas makes you think violent thoughts, you may need to calm down and hug an ewok.

The Star Wars series is renowned for containing two of the best science fiction and adventure movies of all time in A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. Its other entries are looked on with various degrees of derision and mocking cries of "do not want". Be mindful, »

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