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kleinbl00  ·  398 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Star Wars Episode 8 is the longest primal hallucination you will ever experience

I grew up with people named "Darth Vader" and "Lando Calrissian" and "Leia Organa" and my daughter is looking out on a wide open expanse of Snokes and Kylo Rens.

What the fuck is a porg.

Holy fuck it's an ewok pigeon.

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I explained to my buddy that we were showing my kid the Star Wars films. I mentioned we were doing "machete order."

"What the fuck is that?"

"It's, like, this way where you can show all the movies except Phantom Menace in a way that sort of preserves the - "

"Dude why would you waste your time with anything but the original three movies?"

"..."

"You know they're garbage. I know they're garbage. Why would you make her watch garbage?"

"..."

My daughter has a book of Ralph McQuarrie concept art. She has seen the restored editions of Star Wars, Empire, and Jedi. And then we moved on to Princess Bride.