The toughest part is that you never know for sure that the time is right. I will carry doubt in my heart for a long time that maybe, just maybe, there was just one more thing I could have done to solve the riddle of his illness.Read more "Goodnight, Sweet Prince"
From the previous blog in this series: The ironic thing is that everything Lucas had pointed out, from the Tone Poem structure to the old movie serials influences, helped shine a bright new light on The Force Awakens which allowed me for find my way to enjoying it. Which brings me, finally, to my new […]Read more "What I think Now and Why: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Star Wars: The Force AWakens [Part V]"
George Lucas is one of the most significant artistic influences on my life. I’d think that’s obvious to anyone who knows me or has read this blog. I love George Lucas’ work. I’m one of those who’s spent a lot of time “at his knee,” as it were, learning what he thought made a good story. Nevertheless, the swashbuckling fun within the Star Wars universe came to be dulled a bit by the Seriousness of It All after a certain point.Read more "The Question of George Lucas: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Star Wars: The Force Awakens [Part IV]"
Important note: You may notice that I’m not releasing the How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Star Wars: The Force Awakens blogs sequentially. The simple reason is that the blogs are evolving as I write. As I finish each part, they will be released. No wine before its time. I believe in positivity. We need […]Read more "Sick of Thinking Happy Thoughts"