Before anyone out there goes jumping to conclusions, Portman's decision has nothing to do with the films' commonly laughed at reputation...but instead Portman really does wish she could show her son the prequels. In her interview Portman goes on to say:
“It’s kind of a shame. You know, when I made it, I was like...this is going to be the coolest thing. One day when I have kids, I can show them. And boys, of course, are obsessed with it and know all about it before they’ve seen it. I realized, I die in the movies. I feel like it’s kind of a scary thing to show your kid.”
Fair enough Natalie, fair enough.