Four ways to reinterpret Star Wars

posted by Tim Carmody Aug 11, 2010

Star Wars is like nerd scripture: moral homilies, scrupulous exegesis, debates over canonicity, commentaries on commentaries, gnostic gospels, and after-the-fact revision and then purging of the source texts. But some of the secondary writing that tries to resolve the contradictions in the series (especially between the beloved original trilogy and reviled prequels) is just plain fun.

Let's just say that under this interpretation, James Franco is giving Lucas a run for his money.