In light of some recent fan art about the Star Wars franchise (which I did not delete) I decided to post an op-ed I wrote about the Star Wars franchise some years ago. I think it succinctly explains about my distaste of most the popular Sci Fi franchises and why I eschew promoting or copying them.
I recognize such an attitude may be offensive to some and that you Will think I'm a curmudgeon. Nevertheless- I have a strong view on the subject and I feel I must state it. Feel free to write a rebuttal or not even read it.
Star Wars: A Retrospective
It was nearly 40 years ago that Star Wars the movie first appeared in American movie theaters. And I remember that event like it was yesterday. I had the good fortune to be in the target demographic- age 15 – and I had just started going to movies with my teen friends away from my parents- so it really felt like that movie belonged to Us- the teens of the 1970s.
We now live in an age where CGI and digital special effects are the no