Inside a Scene: The Phantom Menace

What makes the Mos Espa podrace incredible

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The Mos Espa Podrace is easily my favorite scene in the Phantom Menace (and perhaps all of Star Wars.) For a film that starts off in such a boring way–?–podracing is Star Wars at its best. It doesn’t get more exciting than a high-tech Hutt-sponsored chariot race.