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'Revenge of the Sith': The Power of the Dark Side

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'Revenge of the Sith': The Power of the Dark Side

'Revenge of the Sith': The Power of the Dark Side

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Familiar characters from the original Star Wars trilogy appear in Revenge of the Sith, helping to bridge the two trilogies. LucasFilm/20th Century Fox hide caption

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Has the power of the dark side been underestimated? Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan reviews Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, the final chapter of the Star Wars series. He says it's easily the best of the trio of Star Wars prequels — and has even attempted the tougher assignment of saving writer-director George Lucas from himself.