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The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' (2001)

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The entire process of making Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) are shown here in this documentary. From pre-production through post-production we get to see visual effects ... See full summary »

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The entire process of making Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) are shown here in this documentary. From pre-production through post-production we get to see visual effects meetings, John Williams music sessions and even the storm that wiped out the pod-racers and props. Written by Rhyl Donnelly

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This documentary is featured on the 2-Disc DVD for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). See more »

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Rick McCallum: [at the first audience screening, he walks in front of the theatre and says] This is fucking awesome!
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25 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

This documentary is one of the most interesting case studies ever. I don't like the prequels and this documentary really gave me a lot of insight into the motivations of the filmmakers. I don't like them now, just because I've seen the stuff they've been through, but I gained a lot of knowledge when it comes to them. Also, I love the reactions from those who can already see how bad it's going to be. One of the comments under the documentary, which is available for free on the official Star Wars YouTube channel was: ''It's like watching an episode of the office.

Many of the quotes in this documentary are now iconic because of the Plinkett reviews.

If you love Phantom Menace, I obviously recommend it, since it is probably in your best interest to see how it was made.

If, like me, you had problems with it and maybe want to gain some insight as to why, please watch it.


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