Phantom Menace Minute 1: The Phantom Menaissance
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November 23rd, 2015
Pete and Alex return to cover The Phantom Menace, a.k.a. "The Naboo Movie"
The original name of the film was just Star Wars: The Beginning.
- The hosts discuss the first time they saw the movie
- They put the movie in the context of the times (the film debuted in 1999)
- Pete introduces his idea for a revival of the image of this movie, which he dubs the "Phantom Menaissance."
- 39:52 podcast episode length.
- Although The Force Awakens smashed the record for unadjusted box office for a Star Wars movie, it is difficult to say if it surpassed the original Star Wars for box office when adjusted for inflation.