Counting down the 73 days until The Force Awakens on December 18, 2015.
In the days leading up to Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, And There Came A Day will present links, images, videos, art, memories, laughs, theories and thoughts leading up to the big day… which happens to be on my birthday! ENJOY and may the Force be with you, always… or at least until 12.18.15!
WAIT A MINUTE, LUCAS HAD A PLAN WITH THE PREQUELS?
I read a fascinating article today at starwars.com that purports that the similarities which so annoyed many people – between the prequel films and the original Star Wars trilogy were entirely INTENDED by George Lucas. As you can see in the photos below, Lucas composed shots in the prequels to mirror shots in the original trilogy and it was part of his plan that the Anakin and Luke Skywalker stories, especially in their early stages, would be almost identical, even right down to dialogue. The article itself is really good but, if you don’t want to wade through it, feast your eyes on some visual proof: