Star Wars: The Force Awakens is something I’m looking forward to intensely. The film looks amazing, particularly since it looks akin to the originals (we will not speak of the wayward turn the franchise took in between the originals and The Force Awakens). But it’s also a high-profile sci-fi film that not only features people of color in the film, but has an actor of color, John Boyega, as the main character, Finn. Some might wonder why this is important. I’ll tell you in a personal story. Continue reading “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”: Why Finn Matters In This Galaxy and A Galaxy Far, Far Away
News broke right before the weekend started that the untitled Star Wars prequel now had a name! The title is Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The fan reaction to the title was less than conciliatory. Twitter decided to do what it does best–make fun of things.
Thus, the hashtag #rejectedstarwarstitles was born. Here are 10 of my favorite tweets from the hashtag: