The Force Continues

Submitted by ub on Thu, 05/25/2017 - 09:43

It was 40 years ago and in a Galaxy far away ... Our lives may have been impacted in some sort of way, shape or form by Star Wars since the release of the original major motion picture on May 25, 1977.
Star Wars Main Theme (Full) via @YouTube

Ben Obi Wan-Kenobi nailed it when he said, it surrounds us and penetrates us; it binds our pop culture together.

This film has impacted mere mortals and it has created a pantheon of unforgettable characters. Which one is your favorite?

Given the profits these films keep earning, don't take the title of the next film, The Last Jedi, too literally. In fact, don't be surprised if we're celebrating the 80th anniversary of this never ending franchise 40 years from now.

May the force be with all of us forever... etc. Star Wars: The Force Theme - John Williams (1 Hour Loop) via @YouTube

The brilliant film “Star Wars” wiped from our collective memory…

Here is a blast from the past news report from veteran journalist, now Poynter superstar #JillGeisler