Thursday, May 19, 2005

Star Wars III (Tiny spoiler)
This is not a major spoiler, but I have to tell my thoughts on the final episode.

First of all, I have to say...I waited almost 30 years for this movie. As a child, I was a major Star Wars fan. I wanted to be Princess Leia. LOL (buns on the head and all) I was rather disappointed with the first two installments as they didn't come close to the adventure of the first three (episode 4, 5 and 6) This one, I admit, is on par with the first trilogy.

I marveled at scenes on the Wookie planet. Finally I got to see where Chewbacca came from.

I saw Luke and Leia as they were born and actually saw Padme name them! It was very moving.

I saw the beginnings of the Storm Troopers.

I saw Yoda kick some more butt! (the whole theater was screeching for Yoda and clapping whenever he kicked butt)

I saw a good man turn evil in order to save his wife and be led astray by the emperor. Betrayal, anger, hopelessness.

It was very horrifying when Anakin was transformed in Lord Vader. I thought I wanted to see that, as I had waited 30 years for it, but when it came right down to it, I didn't want that facemask put on him. He didn't either at the last moment, as you see if you look at his eyes. I bawled!

I bawled because I thought as I was watching the final battle...this was the last time I will ever see a Star Wars movie for the first time. Almost 30 years. I can't believe it has been that long.

It was almost like watching history. I am such a Star Wars geek!
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I'm just a mom of two, a crafter of jewelry, and to keep my sanity among the Yankees (kidding)I write southern-themed poetry, short stories and memoirs. I have been published on the web on sites such as USA Deep South, Southern Humorists, Muscadine Lines - A Southern Journal, Mosaic Minds and Long Story Short. I am also a contributor in Dew on the Kudzu and Weight-Loss where I write dieting humor.

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