Unlimited Power: Celebrating the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy

25 years after The Phantom Menace, it’s time to admit the obvious: the Star Wars prequels aren’t just good, they’re great.

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The Inverse Interview

Ahmed Best Gets the Last Laugh

ByLyvie Scott

Once the most hated man in Star Wars, the actor behind Jar Jar Binks reflects on his reputation in that galaxy far, far away.

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Why 'Phantom Menace' Parodies Are Better Than The Real Thing

ByJon O'Brien

My, my this here Anakin guy, maybe Vader someday later, now he's just a small fry.

Feature

'The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles' was a Testbed for the Prequels

ByBryan Young

“It was the beginning of digital effects.”

Lost Legends

The Prequel’s Prequel: A Deep Dive Into the High Republic

ByDais Johnston

The overlooked era of Star Wars lore is now more important than ever.

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The 15 Best Background Jedi of the Star Wars Prequels, Ranked

ByRory Doherty

Inverse pays tribute to the legendary Pablo-Jill.

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One Underrated Scene Proves 'Attack of the Clones' Could Have Been a Much Better Movie

ByJoshua Meyer

Forget it, Obi-Wan. It’s Coruscant.

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Unpacking the Most Infamous Meme of the Star Wars Prequels

ByAndy Crump

The higher the ground, the better the meme.

Feature

How 'The Phantom Menace' Backlash Almost Broke Star Wars

ByRyan Britt

For Star Wars fans, 1999 was the best of times and the worst of times.

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19 Years Later, Star Wars' Most Important Scene is More Relevant Than Ever

ByKayleigh Donaldson

Freedom is fragile.

The Inverse Interview

Ahmed Best Gets the Last Laugh

ByLyvie Scott

Once the most hated man in Star Wars, the actor behind Jar Jar Binks reflects on his reputation in that galaxy far, far away.

Unlimited Power

22 Years Ago, Star Wars Completely Rewrote an Iconic Character

ByAndy Crump

From puppet to powerhouse.

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22 Years Ago, a Beloved Star Wars Anti-Hero Finally Got an Origin Story

ByDaniel Dockery

“Please, Mr. Fett was my father.”

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Why 'Phantom Menace' Parodies Are Better Than The Real Thing

ByJon O'Brien

My, my this here Anakin guy, maybe Vader someday later, now he's just a small fry.

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The Silliest Star Wars Prequel Scene is Also Secretly the Most Tragic

ByLyvie Scott

One much-memed moment distilled all the infamous political drama perfectly.

Feature

'The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles' was a Testbed for the Prequels

ByBryan Young

“It was the beginning of digital effects.”