“I’ll just say my secret magic word. Which is Midi-chlorians”

When it comes to Star Wars, I fall so hard into the “prequels never happened, Special Editions never happened” camp I actually scuff my knees and elbows and burn my chin on the campfire. They’re appalling, I think we can all agree. But there’s been something bugging me about those Trade Federation ships ever since … Read more “I’ll just say my secret magic word. Which is Midi-chlorians”

George Lucas missed a trick in casting young Obi-Wan

I watched the original unadulterated Star Wars trilogy with the kids again last week, which I have on DVD. I simply do not recognise the abominable meddling George Lucas has visited on the Original Trilogy, and the prequels make no sense at all, and are similarly consigned to my mental dustbin. However, watching Star Wars … Read more George Lucas missed a trick in casting young Obi-Wan