Friday, November 29, 2013

Big Step for Episode 7

There is one area of Star Wars Episode 7 that is clearly headed in the right direction. They have built a full sized Millennium Falcon.

It is clear that falcon is needed.  It is a truly iconic ship. Lucas screwed up in the prequels by not creating a new ship that stood out.  Now it would be next to impossible to create a ship as cool as the Millennium Falcon, which as just too perfect and filled with personalty.  But ti felt as if Lucas didn't even try.

The Millennium Falcon itself is a strong character, stronger than many characters in the prequels.    The fact that the ship is a character and the usefulness of ships as characters is something I hope is something that Adrams understands.

It is a good sign that this was a priority for Abrams.

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