We all remember the excitement that heralded The Phantom Menace's launch back in May 1999. Were you one of those camped out for days at the cinema beforehand, eager to be one of the first to see it? Blogger Laura McConnell was, and having seen the movie Fanboys recently, was reminded of those enjoyable days:
This is a personal article by Laura McConnell .
Do you have fond memories of camping out to watch a film? What about The Phantom Menace itself - did your pleasure during those build-up days leave you with pleasant memories to outweigh the actual experience of watching it? Your thoughts welcome as always, in the comment thread below or on our bustling forum .