Yes, I think that how the movies are seen by the society at large are more informative than how they are seen by fans on a website. Because then you are gauging the films not against each other, but against film history as a whole. It's a way to take our subjective tastes out of the equation. The argument was made that the flaws of the PT are equal to those of Empire. That doesn't seem to be the case when seen from this larger perspective. Empire is in the Library of Congress as a film of cultural significance. Do you really argue that Phantom Menace can make such a claim?