Monday, December 21, 2015

Not What I Thought

Fred Meyer Hat and Scarf
Topshop Parka (thrifted)
Forever21 Shirt (thrifted)
Creek Silk Tee (thrifted)
7FAM Jeans (consignment)
Rag and Bone Boots (ebay)
Free People Bag (ebay)

Watching Star Wars: A New Hope for the first time was a lot like reading Tolkien for the first time, it changed your perception of what a really great story was and took you to a different world.
  I've been a really long time fan (although who isn't?) and after the disappointment that was the prequel movies that came out about 15 years ago, I really wasn't looking forward to The Force Awakens. Apparently they weren't going to go with the established cannon and if you weren't going to have Luke and Ben, father-son duo Jedi or Mara Jade or anything of that, what was the point? Right now there's a wealth of great Star Wars shows in both The Clone Wars (Savage Oppress is beyond cool - wasn't it hard to watch Phantom Menace after watching season 5 and realize that Darth Maul is waaay cooler than he was in the 5 mins he was on TPM?) and Star Wars Rebels so you know....

Expect the theater applauded afterwards. No one breathed during the last half of the movie. I didn't keep thinking Kylo Ren was going to ask for a Gatorade. (Because wasn't that the first thing you thought of when you heard Adam Driver was going to be in it?) I won't give away any spoilers but that was good!

Go yeah, go watch it.  The prequels, it is not.

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