Swords, (Light) Sabres and (Special Effects) Sorcery.

I loved Star Wars. Not that Jar Jar Binks crap of a few years ago. The ORIGINAL Star Wars. Now THAT was a movie. And if you peel back the trappings of technology, you’ll find the original Star Wars owes a lot more to High Noon and The Magnificent Seven than it does to Forbidden Planet and Mars Attacks!. Yep. Star Wars is, at it’s heart, a Western, set in space. I’m also a big fan of The Princess Bride. I’ve always thought that sword fights were a more elegant alternative to gunplay. So when some genius did a mash-up between the swordplay of The Princess Bride and the light sabres of Star Wars…well lets just say they had me at “My name is¬†Inigo¬†Montoya. You keeled my father. Prepare to die.”

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I loved Star Wars. Not that Jar Jar Binks crap of a few years ago. The ORIGINAL Star Wars. Now THAT was a movie. And if you peel back the…

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