"The Angst Of Anakin Skywalker" is episode 15 and the third part of the Attack of the Podcast miniseries, about the film Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones. Posted 6 Jul 2015.


Summary

Well, he’s a teenager now: not in control of his emotions, hormone-fueled, and in desperate need of discipline/a good spanking! So what does the Jedi Council do? They put young Anakin in charge of protecting Padmé, of course!

You mean, an important Galactic Senator with multiple attempts on her life being guarded by a Padawan that is recognized as being a bit of a wild card? Sure what could go wrong?

In this episode, your co-hosts Griffin and David metaphorically lock themselves in their bedrooms, blare their stereos and write bad poetry about how no one understands their pain, 'cause this week is a discussion of Anakin’s character arc. Including: the casting and performance of Hayden Christensen, his discovery that his mother was kidnapped by Tuscan Raiders, and mass murder.

Milestones and Ephemera

  • The best Sandler movie, says David: Don't Mess With the Zohan
  • The best Sandler movie, says Griffin: Billy Madison
  • The best Sandler movie, says Ben: Click
  • David: "Do you like it when he gets all old, because he fast-forwarded through life?" Ben: "I didn't see that comin'!"
  • Actresses who have played Sandler's girlfriends or wives in recent years: Salma Hayek, Jessica Biel, Kate Beckinsale, Katie Holmes, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Brooklyn Decker, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston
  • Griffin loves Sky High. Hates Zoom.
  • New Ben Hosley nickname: Mr. Positive


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