Cee Jay, The visuals on TPM were stunning. If that appealed to you it was because Lucas admits to being a very visual director. I have heard Lucas say that TPM was more like the Kubuki theater. Apparently, but I am not for sureKubiki theater does not pay attention to how the scene is acted verbally...but how it is presented visually. Thus you probabbly tapped into that aspect. And I am sorry about the effect of ROTJ. While I was NOT as dissapoined as you were in that movie, that was my benchmark for Star Wars Episode I If it was worse than than ROTJ, then I was giving up. If we agree that TMP was better than the ROTJ, then you understand where I am coming from. Still, I think the media plays off of persception MORE than actual facts. I will say that a snall majority of the fans were dissapoined-but not to the point of loathing. I will say that there is a very sizable faction of that dissapoined fandom, HATED the movie.