only differs in your mind
- Apr 6, 2007
- Phoenix. Or is this Tatooine?
Let me just get this out of the way right now, it has nothing to do with Lord of the Rings! This is an incredibly interesting, albeit long read, insight into how all six Star Wars movies are connected (themes, ideas, scenes etc) using an ancient storytelling device called ring theory. Now everyone knows there are some similarities between the originals and the prequels, but this goes way beyond a few coincidences or similaraties. While it might not make up for Jar-Jar and Ewoks in some people's minds, it just might make the prequels a lot less hollow for some. I am still reading it myself but I did listen to the author on a podcast and found it fascinating. Well, decide for yourself: