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Film Review - A Disturbance in the Force


It aired only once, on November 17th, 1978, but its legacy has managed to last for 45 years. “The Star Wars Holiday Special” has been called many things, including unwatchable, but the show means something to the fanbase, who’ve managed to extend the life of the endeavor beyond its original intent, transforming an effort “Star Wars” creator George Lucas deemed a complete failure into a cult-ready offering of pure 1970s goofiness, changing those who’ve managed to sit through the entire thing. “A Disturbance in the Force” is a look at the making of the special, with directors Jeremy Coon and Steve Kozak questing to understand how something this wild ever made it through the development system. Armed with a community of commentators and a sense of good-natured fun, the helmers strike gold with this documentary, which supplies a necessary overview of creative decisions and hirings that led what was meant to celebrate all things “Star Wars” to the television hall of shame. Read the rest at


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