The Gospel of the Last Jedi

So, Last Jedi? Yeah, that was precisely the film I wanted. I feel quite fortunate to belong to a generation that not only got Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker as a childhood hero, but also got to age along with the character in real-time to see the end of his hero’s journey. Star Wars isn’t an […]

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Smurf and Re-Smurf

The real power of the in-continuity revival is its ability to bridge an original audience with a new one. Fans of the prior version are not alienated since they are in fact watching “the same” show or movie they have always loved. New viewers, however, feel they are seeing something new and exciting, not some geeky rerun. When shared with someone you love, the in-continuity revival can be an entertaining bonding experience through story and shared character.

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