The new Star Wars movie is so close that I can almost feel the Force!

Dad and I are old enough to have watched Star Wars: A New Hope (episode 4) in the cinema in 1977. The special effects at that time were revolutionary and helped to seal dad’s fascination with science fiction


Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi completed the trilogy and propelled the films to legendary status. Though the special effects have dated, so many references from those films remain in modern popular culture

A discreet veil should drawn over the dark days of the second trilogy though dad and I did enjoy episode 3 Continue reading