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Star Wars YouTube Battle
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A 70-minute-long, manic, brutally critical review of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace has become an improbable YouTube sensation. Benjamin Sarlin talks to the film's creator.

While Avatar may represent the future of filmmaking, a current Star Wars-related Internet phenomenon signifies how the Aughts DIY mashup approach has changed popular culture.

On paper, the viral video making the rounds recently is bizarre even by Internet standards: a 70-minute review of 1999's Star Wars: The Phantom Menace delivered by an elderly schizophrenic who talks like a cross between Dan Aykroyd in The Blues Brothers and The Silence of the Lambs' Buffalo Bill.


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