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"
The first big question with The Force Awakens was, for a fan like myself who liked it all, from Cloud City and Naboo to Tatooine and Gungans, if I would continue to love it now that Lucas wasn’t driving things.Read more "Jedi that was, Jedi to Be – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Star Wars: The Force Awakens [Part II]"
I’m taking you through my own mental and emotional acceptance of The Force Awakens as a legitimate, artistic work worthy of recognition as part of the Skywalker family saga.Read more "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and love Star Wars: The Force Awakens [Part I]"
I’m going to do things a little differently this time. You have two paths below, and both address that insane article from the Huffington Post, about Luke being a Sith, that I won’t link.Read more "STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – READ THIS POST IF YOU WANT TO PREPARE (PART III)"
Previously I let you know about the special Journey to the Force Awakens focus on The 602 Club from TrekFM. Take advantage of our knowledge and prepare thee for the new film. No, seriously. We’re blowing people’s minds with this stuff. Words With Nerds But Star Wars is no stranger to my podcasting home with […]Read more "STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – READ THIS POST IF YOU WANT TO PREPARE (PART II)"