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Why’s It Classic? The Star Wars Saga

May the Fourth be with you dude crew!

Star Wars holds a special place in many hearts for a myriad of reasons, but its true magic comes from its ability to speak to numerous generations. Every entry in the series (yes, I mean every entry) has set the world abuzz with fan theories, controversy, and  sales records of byproducts. Conventions, video games, action figures, lego sets, and more have absolutely littered the merchandise industry since A New Hope was first released in 1977. The space opera also taught viewers about the power of good. Friendship, loyalty, and courage were valued traits in the universe that made every kid want to be a Jedi beacon of hope in a dark galaxy. The definitive battle between good and evil spoke to all on a special level and created a movie phenomenon, the effects of which will be felt for generations more to come.  Continue reading Why’s It Classic? The Star Wars Saga

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Passing the Saber

By Mason Manuel

  Being born after the original trilogy was released in theatres, I never got to have that feeling of wonder and awe after watching a Star Wars film. Sure, I saw the movies later and the abominable prequels, but they never felt like they were for me. They were for a generation that came before. But no more. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is everything it needs to be and more; a palate cleanser with refreshingly engaging stories and characters that can be loved by present, later, and older generations alike. So thank you J.J. Thank you for giving me my own great Star Wars film (hopefully great trilogy from the other directors) to get the same feeling that nerds before me did. But enough of me gushing. How does it hold up against RDR standards? Well… Continue reading Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review