Give it a 7.
Unfortunately, I do believe there was a lull in the quality of the acting in the second installment. Or was it the dialogue? To be honest it could have just all been in the cut, but the dialogue all seemed very awkward, and the story didn't flow from scene to scene the way the other episodes have.
But clone wars we were promised, and that's what we got.
To finally see the legandary clone wars that we had all been fantasising about since 1977 was a treat in itself, and no one can take away the thrill I get from watching those scenes...again and again.
GL demonstrates once again how a space battle should look on screen, and does it as only he can.
I think the bottom line is, most of us don't really care too much about the flaws. I, for one, am prepared to overlook them, as I love Star Wars and won't allow my enjoyment to be spoilt by them.
Funny link, BTW, Cobalt60. As long as we don't take it seriously, there's no reason why criticism should spoil our enjoyment, it can be an added source of entertainment.