May The 40th Be With You

In case anyone wasn't aware, today is the 40th anniversary of the release of the first film in the biggest science fiction film series of all time, one of the biggest film series of all time period. One this day in 1977, Star Wars (later dubbed Episode IV: A New Hope) had its theatrical release in US cinemas. It's hard to overstate the importance of this film, the fact that the franchise is still making billions at the box office with new movies even 40 years after the first film was released says more than any retrospective or analysis ever could.

So Happy Birthday Star Wars. I made you cake, but an Ewok ate it.

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6 Responses to May The 40th Be With You

  1. Herr D says:

    Those Ewoks . . . [grumbles a bit about missing cake again] Happy Birthday, and many more.

  2. The Atomic Punk says:

    The original and the best!

  3. Worf says:

    Happy 40th to one of the biggest FANTASY films of all time. Science Fiction it ain’t. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  4. Drinkfluid says:

    Happy 40th to one of the biggest FANTASY films of all time.Science Fiction it ainโ€™t.

    Tru dat.

  5. JR19759 says:

    @Worf- Let’s not start that again.

  6. Worf says:

    @Worf- Letโ€™s not start that again.

    It is one of the perenial discussions of our time. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Hehehehehe…