View photos Fans camped out just to buy tickets for George Lucas’s fourth Star Wars venture, writes Al Horner, but the film left fans confused, disappointed and angry (Getty) More Liam Neeson has weighed in on the controversial Star Wars : The Phantom Menace Episode I film that was largely derided by critics and fans.
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The Taken star defended his 1999 Star Wars film, stating that he was both “very proud of the film” and that unlike other people, he “liked” it.
Speaking to Andy Cohen on the radio station SiriusXM , Neeson said, “I’ve very proud of the film, I got to be a Jedi, got to play with those wonderful lightsabers and stuff, it was terrific. I liked the movie.”
The actor, who played Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn in the prequel, also passionately defended his co-star Ahmed Best, who was slammed by Star Wars fans following his performance as Jar Jar Binks