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The Empire Strikes Back 40th: An Experimental Tradition Exposed




“No, I I'm your father. Five names have changed, not the health of Star Wars & # 39; Luke Skywalker but movies generally.

On May 21, 1980, the much-anticipated sequel to the 1977 mega-hit star Wars hit theater. It was called Empire Rebels Back and boy you ever done anything that honor? After losing the Death Star, the Empire forced the Rebel Alliance off its chances that Hoth had been captured by one of its leader in Han Solo, and broke into the hand of the most responsible man in the destruction of the Death Star, Luke Skywalker. Oh, Luke also found out that his mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi lied to him and that his father was not killed by Darth Vader …himself it was

Darth Vader

Yoh it is probably know all this just. And if not, well, 40 years sounds like it

the degrading warning enough. The thing is, when we say "spoiler alert" you know what it means now. It is yelling sentence there is a secret or reveal in the plot that we better deal with in these matters, not before or in the context. However, back in 1980, that feeling was still rampant. In fact, if you look back in history, to protect the great surprise at the end Empire Strikes Back one of the first things that changed all that.

In the above video is owned by the editor of our Jill Pantozzi, io9 explores the origins of the star Wars It is a tragedy and follows its disastrous throughout forty years of film history. Check it out.

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