The Fan Theory: Chewbacca and R2-D2 are secret Rebel agents, using their knowledge of Anakin’s transformation and the rise of the Galactic Empire, rather than inexplicably forgetting it.
Why It’s Mind-Blowing: It sorts out some of the plot holes established by the creation of the prequel series, while also adding some welcome gravitas to the two fan favourites. We much prefer this to C3P0 getting a convenient memory wipe…"
While the majority of people seem to love it, I've never managed to understand those who don't like the first, original Star Wars. A majestic space opera that changed the Science Fiction genre and blockbusters forever. It's a visual, emotional and engaging experience filled with solid performances and memorable characters. The action scenes and visual effects doesn't feel outdated one bit and is just as exciting now as it was when I was a young infant.
To be quite honest,"
"He Respects Mythologies.
Directors like Michael Bay can talk all they want about “channelling” the Transformers story or other properties. But Abrams understands storied mythologies on an instinctive level; he’s created several of them with, for instance, Alias and the work he did on the Lost pilot. With Star Trek, despite not even being a particular fan of the original series, he’s managed to produce something that kept fans and newcomers happy. In contrast, he’s such a Star Wars fan"
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