Wednesday, November 22, 2006

A Cherry Popped By A Lightsaber?

An interesting article brought to us by Entertainment Weekly relays the tale of Michael Morrison, a confessed Star Wars virgin commissioned to watch the entire series in chronological order for the first time in his life. Could this be a glimpse into the future of Star Wars fandom?

Despite the fact that he seemed to enjoy the series (sorry if I ruined the ending), it seems that some of what my generation found appealing in the original trilogy has been stripped of its intended impact. Gone are the days when audiences gasped in shock at such stunning revelations as Luke's true paternal heritage, or the discovery of his long-lost twin sister.

Oh George, what have you wrought?

You can find the article here.

Brought to my attention by the crew at FilmJunk.

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