And so, Star Wars fans must now choose to live in fear or hope. In an effort to keep the hope alive, here are “10 Ways Disney Could Save Star Wars”.
We need an original creative, here. Not a mere box office draw. We all know Star Wars makes money. That is a given. Now, it is time to bring in a more hands-on lover of the story and characters who is willing to go the extra mile, creatively, and not just sit back and let the money roll in.
I guarantee (while digital technology is amazing) there is still no substitute for a real mountain or tree. Just saying.
The Millennium Falcon was real.
Granted, a post Return of the Jedi story might not call for the little Jedi master at all. But there was more real emotion in that original puppet than in Natalie Portman's entire performance in Revenge of the Sith (I'm sorry, she was not used at her best).
8. Don't Make Us Feel Like We're Watching a Movie
This one is difficult to explain except to say that when I watch A New Hope, I feel as though I'm right there. When I watch The Phantom Menace, I feel like I'm watching a blockbuster.
Scary, I know. But someone once believed in Luke Skywalker enough to tell his story regardless of how it was going to be received by the masses. It worked.
10. Call Upon the Disney Magic.
It's there, I know it is. So use it, Disney, and bring our beloved movies back to life.
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