nights of the Eternal Throne

screen-shot-2016-10-14-at-6-04-26-pm

It can be said, as a gross generalization, that the Star Wars film universe hasn’t quite lived up the original trilogy. The prequels, though arguably underappreciated, have been universally crapped on. Largely due to midichlorians, Jar Jar Binks, Hayden Christensen and a slew of other complaints.  10 years later, the Star Wars franchise came back in a big way with last years’ release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. While this new foray into the Star Wars universe saw – much to the delight of fans – the return of Legacy characters like Han, Chewie, Leia and Luke the film it… well… didn’t quite deliver. Fans and critics were quick to lament it for being too much a carbon copy of Star Wars: A New Hope.

Damn. Star Wars fans are a hard bunch to please, aren’t they?  What do Star Wars fans want? What will make ’em happy? Well, according to a new online petition, it seems fans know exactly what they want.  (more…)