Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Star Wars Episode 6 The Return of the Jedi

Run time: 134 minutes
Action time: 28 minutes
Action percentage: 21%
Action rating: 7.3/10
The action in this second sequel is better than it is in the first two installments. The action sequences are the longest and most ambitious of the trilogy. Overall, the film ups the level of action you would expect from the franchise.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Star Wars Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back

Run time: 124 minutes
Action time: 20 minutes
Action percentage: 16%
Action rating: 6.6/10
The action in this first sequel is about as good as the action in the first installment. The action sequences have good special effects for it's time. Overall, the film succeeds in continuing the franchise's level of action.

Star Wars Episode 4 A New Hope

Run time: 121 minutes
Action time: 21 minutes
Action percentage: 17%
Action rating: 6.7/10
The action in this first installment isn't as good as the action in the prequels. The action sequences are fairly impressive for the 1970s even with the dated special effects. Overall, the film has the action that it needed to succeed.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Star Wars Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith

Run time: 140 minutes
Action time: 38 minutes
Action percentage:  27%
Action rating: 7.8/10
The action in this third prequel is almost as good as the last installment. The action sequences have some great light saber battles and some excellent special effects. Overall, the film delivers great action to watch.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Star Wars Episode 2 Attack of the Clones

Run time: 142 minutes
Action time: 40 minutes
Action percentage: 28%
Action rating: 8.0
The action in this second prequel is better than it is in the previous installment. The action sequences are bigger, better, and longer than they were last time. Overall, the film's improvement in the action department is a welcomed sight.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace

Run time: 136 minutes
Action time: 30 minutes
Action percentage: 22%
Action rating: 7.4/10
The action in this first prequel is pretty good. The action sequences have some great special effects and some nice fight choreography. Overall, the film delivers action that is worth watching.