Do or do not—there is no try!
Waited forty-two years, I have. The first Star Wars—A New Hope not the dreadful Phantom Menace—sixteen times did I go see.
The world was different then and I had gone to see it at
just about every cinema in which it was playing in Toronto… and a quaint
theatre in Haliburton, Ontario called the Molou. The name came from its owners
Molly and Lou but that’s a story for another day. State of the art theatre or
an older one, good sound or bad—it didn’t matter, it was the story and the
characters that told the tale.
Why is “these are not the droids you’re looking for” more prevalent in pop culture than “he’s dead, Jim?” I’m going to catch the heck for saying this; Star Wars fanboys are snobs and you know it. I can say that, I’m a sci-fi (not Syfy) geek. Star Trek is the passion but I’ve always have a huge place in my heart for Star Wars (that is, the original three.) I’ve watched science fiction since the world was young; from Twilight Zone to Farscape and beyond and movies like Plan 9 from Outer Space and Logan’s Run to Blade Runner to, well, the new Trek film. So, why won’t Star Wars fanboys get down with Star Trek?