Is it December yet? When people hear the word December, Christmas is the last thing on their minds. Actually, Christmas is always the last thing on a lot of people’s minds. This year is different, though. This year, Star Wars The Force Awakensfinally gets released. Whether you’ve saw it live on television or viewed it online, the trailer for The Force Awakens had almost everyone in tears and jumping over couches. It was that good. So when you see this mashup of the original trilogy and The Force Awakens, you’ll understand why this is making the rounds on the internet.
There’s a lot to say about the new trailer, but the real star of it is that first note at the very beginning. It’s not an orchestra; it’s not a compilation of noises; it’s a single note played on a piano that resonates for the first few seconds. Then a couple of other notes play, and then a voice. Watch and listen as that same soundtrack is applied to the original trilogy and see how much it drastically changes things.
For those of us who have seen them, we know that the original Star Wars trilogy was great, but the trailers weren’t. Of course, a lot has changed in 30 years. Technology is vastly different and film makers have much more experience. Just look at the original trailer for Star Wars.
Could you imagine if this was the trailer for The Force Awakens? Well, it’s not. So you don’t have to worry about it. However, how does this mashup not make you want to marathon the original movies (episodes 4, 5, and 6) before seeing The Force Awakens in theaters? You probably didn’t need any convincing to do such a thing, but in case you did, this should help seal the deal.
The last moments of the latest Force Awakens trailer had many of us taking a deep breath. When the words, “Just let it in” were said, we all let it in. At the very end of the mashup trailer, when Luke says, “I won’t leave you,” just try to not to reach out and whisper back, “I know!”
Star Wars The Force Awakens will find it’s way into theaters on December 18.