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*Starts with Anakin outlining his authoritarian form of government, and ends with him falling off a cow (shaak).
*Starts with Anakin outlining his authoritarian form of government, and ends with him falling off a cow (shaak).
*Cut Padmé dialog: You're so bad.  
*Cut Padmé dialog: You're so bad.  
*Prominent swell of the "Love Theme from Attack of the Clones".
===Podcast===
===Podcast===
*Does Anakin really mean what he says about supporting a fascist dictatorship, or is he just needling Padmé? Both?
*Does Anakin really mean what he says about supporting a fascist dictatorship, or is he just needling Padmé? Both?
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*Does Padmé really go for the bad boys? The cut dialog suggests she likes him because he's bad.
*Does Padmé really go for the bad boys? The cut dialog suggests she likes him because he's bad.
*Carrie Fisher was one of the people working behind the scenes to tighten up the script for this movie.
*Carrie Fisher was one of the people working behind the scenes to tighten up the script for this movie.
*Ways the live story could be improved.
*Ways the love story could be improved.
**Comparisons with the Han-Leia romance.
**Comparisons with the Han-Leia romance.
*George wanting to try to try new things as an artist.
*Referenced: [[Alphabeatical]].
*George wanting to try new things as an artist.
*The constantly evolving state of CGI.
**If the technology isn't quite there, don't fake your main character.
**This is the same year that ''The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers'' came out. Comparing and contrasting the [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDahhSsOXsg Warg attack scene] with this minute.
***This is why Ricky didn't see AOTC in theaters. Referenced: The Onion article about [http://www.theonion.com/article/nations-love-affair-with-lord-of-the-rings-threate-1384 fans leaving Star Wars for Lord of the Rings].
**Mentioned: ''Spider-Man (2002)''
**Curmugeonly Pete remembers thinking Anakin riding the shaak looked fake at the time.
**Will people find clunky CGI endearing like we do Stop-motion?
*"Across the Stars (Love Theme from Attack of the Clones)"
**Shoutout to [[Tony Thaxton and the Thaxtones]].
**Discussions of [[John Williams]]' music.
*Evocative of Lara's theme from ''Dr. Zhivago'' (Love Theme from Doctor Zhivago).
*Ricky ranks the movies.
===Meta Minute===
===Meta Minute===
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*27:39 podcast episode length.
*27:39 podcast episode length.
*Eagles (and other diurnal birds of prey) have no external ears, but their hearing is about comparable to that of a human[http://eaglenest.blogs.wm.edu/2010/03/03/eagle-hearingears/].
==Quotes==
==Quotes==
*'''Pete:''' [[Analyze, scrutinize, and...]] bad CGIze...
*'''Pete:''' [[Analyze, scrutinize, and...]] bad CGIze...
*'''Pete:''' (as Hayden Christiansen) Can we do a scene where I juggle? Girls like that, right?
*'''Pete:''' (as Hayden Christiansen) Can we do a scene where I juggle? Girls like that, right?
*'''Alex:''' <In response to Anakin on the shaak-back> (reading from his notes) "It's the '''fake'''st looking fakeness that was ever faked."'
*'''Pete:''' ...like a puppet... riding a balloon.
*'''Ricky:''' In layman's terms, "flangeing the harble".
==Link==
==Link==
http://www.starwarsminute.com/2017/01/20/attack-of-the-clones-minute-50-fake/
http://www.starwarsminute.com/2017/01/20/attack-of-the-clones-minute-50-fake/
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Date

January 20th, 2017

Summary

The shaak bucks, and Anakin falls off. Padmé laughs even harder. Anakin lies still.

Guests

Ricky Carmona

Notes

Film

  • Starts with Anakin outlining his authoritarian form of government, and ends with him falling off a cow (shaak).
  • Cut Padmé dialog: You're so bad.
  • Prominent swell of the "Love Theme from Attack of the Clones".

Podcast

  • Does Anakin really mean what he says about supporting a fascist dictatorship, or is he just needling Padmé? Both?
  • Good Natalie Portman acting in this scene. Her best acting is when she is smiling, because you can actually tell what the character is thinking.
    • Referenced: Aaron Burr, as depicted in "Hamilton".
  • Does Padmé really go for the bad boys? The cut dialog suggests she likes him because he's bad.
  • Carrie Fisher was one of the people working behind the scenes to tighten up the script for this movie.
  • Ways the love story could be improved.
    • Comparisons with the Han-Leia romance.
  • Referenced: Alphabeatical.
  • George wanting to try new things as an artist.
  • The constantly evolving state of CGI.
    • If the technology isn't quite there, don't fake your main character.
    • This is the same year that The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers came out. Comparing and contrasting the Warg attack scene with this minute.
    • Mentioned: Spider-Man (2002)
    • Curmugeonly Pete remembers thinking Anakin riding the shaak looked fake at the time.
    • Will people find clunky CGI endearing like we do Stop-motion?
  • "Across the Stars (Love Theme from Attack of the Clones)"
  • Evocative of Lara's theme from Dr. Zhivago (Love Theme from Doctor Zhivago).
  • Ricky ranks the movies.

Meta Minute

  • 27:39 podcast episode length.
  • Eagles (and other diurnal birds of prey) have no external ears, but their hearing is about comparable to that of a human[1].

Quotes

  • Pete: Analyze, scrutinize, and... bad CGIze...
  • Pete: (as Hayden Christiansen) Can we do a scene where I juggle? Girls like that, right?
  • Alex: <In response to Anakin on the shaak-back> (reading from his notes) "It's the fakest looking fakeness that was ever faked."'
  • Pete: ...like a puppet... riding a balloon.
  • Ricky: In layman's terms, "flangeing the harble".

Link

http://www.starwarsminute.com/2017/01/20/attack-of-the-clones-minute-50-fake/


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