September 21, 2016

While discussing movies... (From the OVC Archive!)


3 comments:

  1. "Epic" is an amazingly exaggerated word to describe the Star Wars script.

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  2. Kleinmetzed!9/21/2016 2:44 PM

    "Epic" used to mean long narratives like Beowulf or the Iliad. Now it's a Dorito flavor.

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  3. To be fair, they were trying to do an archetypal hero's journey type thing for Star Wars, which would theoretically put it into the category of an Epic. Wasn't Joseph Campbell of _Hero of a Thousand Faces_ part of the story development team for A New Hope?

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