The Best Line From a Star Wars Review

… the winner of the best line from a Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith review goes to David Edelstein over at Slate, where, in “The Passion of the Sith: I dream of Jedi” he wrote:

McDiarmid isn’t the subtlest of satanic tempters. With his lisp and his clammy little leer, he looks like an old queen keen on trading an aging butt-boy (Count Dooku) for fresh meat—which leaves Anakin looking more and more like a 15-watt bulb.

Maybe this is why the movie disappointed me. The whole Emperor/Anakin thing sorta did gross me out because it seemed as if the Emperor was totally hot for him… giving gays everywhere a bad name. (And also resurrecting one of the oldest gay stereotypes: the old gay man/lesbian tempting the young, innocent into the ways of queerness.)

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