I am an unabashed Star Wars fan. When I first started watching movies as a teenager, I was introduced to the universe of Star Wars by my cousin. And when I say the universe, I mean everything. The movies, the making of documentaries, the books, the games, and even the Legos. I fell in love with the worlds and characters and spent many hours reading in the extended universe and debating all aspects of the experience of Star Wars. Needless to say I awaited JJ Abrams’s Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens with the giddy excitement of a puppy and the apprehension of a fan who had been let down by the story and execution of the prequels. Under JJ’s expert direction and the unlimited resources and power of Disney, I really needn’t have been concerned.
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