Which is your favorite Star Wars movie? StarWars.com is having a poll on their official website, that you can vote in.
Are you old school with the Original Trilogy? Or are you down with the Prequels? Perhaps you’re loving the Disney-era films and the new stories being told?
I don’t think there can be a wrong answer as they all bring something awesome and fun to the Saga!
But we all have our favorite – which is yours?
My favorite – and yes it’s hard to choose just one, is Episode 3-Revenge of the Sith. For me it’s the pivotal point in the Saga, everything changes in this film. It’s the heart of Star Wars – the Prequels come to a dramatic end, and it provides a deep, dark hole for the Original Trilogy to climb out of and bring us that hope that we know and love that culminates in Return of the Jedi. – J
Marc and Justin delve into the history of May the Fourth Fan Day and how it came to be. We talk our memories of Star Wars since 1977 until 2018, and where the Star Wars franchise can go from here.
Yes, it’s that time of year again, May 4th to be specific, where Star Wars fans around the world post various memes, photos, and other Star Wars pictures on social media to celebrate this punny day – May the Fourth.
In the Star Wars movies, there is a phrase used by the heroes, “May the Force be with you.” that they say to each other as a way to wish those around them good luck or to offer them well wishes. May the Fourth is a fun way to play off of that sentiment. Believe it or not, this pun was actually created way back in 1979, but has only taken the world by storm since the rise of social media.
“Apocryphally, the reference was first used on May 4, 1979, the day Margaret Thatcher took office as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. An online news article from the Danish public broadcaster says her political party, the Conservatives, placed a congratulatory advertisement in The London Evening News, saying “May the Fourth Be with You, Maggie. ” Congratulations.” – Wikipedia
As a lifelong Star Wars fan, I appreciate and celebrate this day; but for me, as you may well know, Star Wars day is everyday!
But for the less casual fans, please join in the revelry and eat some Wookiee Cookies, drink some Yoda Soda, or a Darth Malt. Put on a Star Wars shirt, and watch your favorite Star Wars movie with family and friends, because that’s what this day is really about. Celebrating a fun movie franchise with those that matter the most to you.
May The Fourth Be With You – Always!