This 'Star Wars' Recut Lets You Watch The Prequel Trilogy In Under Three Hours

October 22, 2014 9:08 PM

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"Star Wars VII" isn't out until December of next year, but you might as well get started on your marathons now. Yet rather than watch the much-derided prequel trilogy, we've got a solution: "Star Wars Episode I" through "Episode III" in only two hours and 40 minutes. The recut, "Turn to the Dark Side -- Episode 3.1," includes the most compelling aspects of the three films with plot pieces removed to create a stronger focus on the relationship between Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala. Essentially, as the video description says, it's all the good action with a lot less Jar Jar Binks.

Double Digit, who created the new video, told HuffPost Entertainment that as a huge "Star Wars" fan, they wanted to find a way to make the films "more of a swashbuckling space opera with less exposition and satellite characters." The filmmaker, who is a graphic designer by trade, heard about Topher ...

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