Episode III is the story of Darth Vader
and the emergence of the classic villain from a fallen hero. But the mastermind of this dark plot also finally comes to the forefront, as Darth Sidious
reveals his ultimate plan to rule the galaxy. Critics and filmgoers alike have been universal in their praise of Ian McDiarmid
's performance in Episode III -- some contend that he steals the show. In this webdoc, witness the transformation of McDiarmid into Palpatine
, and the transformation from seemingly humble politician to the ultimate face of evil.
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