From the Serial to the Formula in Star Wars

Here are some Star Wars videos I think any fan of the franchise should see.

Fist up is an examination of story serialization from the 1800s and how Star Wars takes a page out of this type of story telling.

The Serial: From Dickens To Star Wars

 

If you’re going to watch any of these videos then watch this next one! It talks about how every good story has a similar formula and follows a more or less predictable path.

The interesting part is how it breaks down Episode IV according to this formula.

Every Story is the Same

 

The last video talks about where the idea for Rogue One came from and why there is no crawl. It also gets into the difference between the trailers and the final cut. One of the scenes cut was a cameo by Wray Nerely!  It goes into other details like the fact they used old footage from episode IV. If you’ve seen Rogue One, it’s worth a watch.

The Untold Truth Of Rogue One

 

 

 

 

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