First off, I grew up on the Original Trilogy, but I believe the prequels did a lot of good things:JoeD said:I'm a huge Star Wars fan and trust me there were only a few positives out of the prequels. Virtually all of them came in the second half of the last movie for the first 5/6 of the prequels.
Darth Maul: A character that made Star Wars fans alike angry when he was killed as he was so well taken after that the fans wanted to see more of him. He was probably the most marketable character from the prequels.
Padme: Star Wars fans have very much embraced Natalie Portman as Leia's mother. Although Portman struggled in areas with a rather dull script and character development, I feel a better job may have been immpossible.
Qui-Gon: Again, similar to Maul, many fans took to this character, and were slightly dissapointed that he had no involvement after episode one (Thus ROTS throwing in his name at the end).
Mace Windu: Another face which has been embraced by the Star Wars community, although some originally questioned the importance of his character, those feelings were gone after episodes three and two.
Palpatine: Need I say more? His acting put him in another universe in the prequels.
Jango Fett-->No problems
Anakin/Vader-->Hayden did well, but was highly criticised, warrented though.
Dooku/Tyranus-->Wll received and well known from LOTR.
Obiwan--> Average, but got alot better in Ep.3
New Starfighters(Naboo) and early XWings and Tie Fighters + Star Destroyers
Maul's double sided lightsabre: Mace's purple
A female Jedi
Yoda fighting other Jedi
Planets: Naboo and Mustafar, Naboo especially.
Maul V Quigon
Maul V Quigon and Obiwan
Yoda V Tyranus
Anakin, Padme and Obiwan in arena
Obiwan V Jengo Fett
Clone Troopers V Seperatist Droid Army
Anakin and Padme romace (I maybe the only one who likes it..oh well)
Yoda V Sidious
Mace V Sidious
OBIWAN V VADER
Opening battle above Corrosoucnt
Grievous V Obiwan
When all the Jedi were betrayed by the Clone Troopers
Anakin kills younglings
Whole Mustafar scene (build up, choking Padme etc)
Ending with a new hope...
Things I would rather forget
Jar Jar Binks
CGI overload in various areas (droid factory in particular)
Stupid jokes (Episode One comes to mind-->farting etc)
Some bad lines and bad acting scattered throughout all the films
Anakin in Episode One (may have been better if it was similar to Luke)
Too many new elements, made others less unique
Gungans and the underwater planet and their underwater ride..urgh
Super Battle droids
It is not all crap, I rather enjoyed them all. But it is way harsh to try and compare them to the OT, nothing well ever come close, but these PTs are pretty good, although it had a slow start...