Just in case you were wondering, the title of my blog comes from 3 different movies; High School Musical, Camp Rock, and Star Wars. I really couldn’t think of anything else to name it. So here I am trying to actually write about the movies in my title. I was going to also write about High School Musical, but I figured that with so many people out there criticizing it and everything, nobody would read mine for that anyway. I’ll just say that I hate High School Musical, and leave it at that.
So off we go. This post is going to be about Star Wars in general; all 6 episodes of amazing-ness. Sure, the old movies had terrible graphics and some pretty bad costumes, but they got better. I don’t even know why I love Star Wars so much. All my friends make fun of me because of it, but they just hold something there that makes me love them. So, for those of you that haven’t seen the Star Wars series yet, let me explain. There are the Jedis, and Sith Lords. Jedis are good. Sith Lords are bad. They both have the rare ability to sense the mysterious presence of the Force, and they have the even rarer ability to manipulate it to do their will. Trained Jedis or Siths can lift things, manipulate the thoughts of the weak-minded, and shoot Force-lightning. Basically, the movies are about a struggle between them. Lots of light saber fights, gun fights, people being kidnapped, frozen and almost being eaten. Now, you might be thinking that six movies is a lot for just that, but a lot of interesting stuff in between and there is obviously more to the movies than that. Wow. What can I say about this movie? The ending is pretty perfect, but I think the struggle to get there was pretty epic. In Hairspray (no, I’m never going to get over that super lame movie), it was barely a struggle. I’m not even going to start on how much I hate it. I don’t think I’ll ever be able to stop if I do. One thing that I should have mentioned before, in REAL movies, there is pain, sadness, or just something bad before the ending, but Hairspray was just about some girl that lived a perfectly good life that wanted something more. I know that I said I wouldn’t complain, but HOW SELFISH OF HER. The Jedis, on the other hand, are fighting for peace in the galaxy and are trying to destroy the evil forces for the benefit of other people.
Let me go on to describe the sad parts and the parts where things have you on the edge of your seat, hoping that a certain doesn’t die. First, Anakin Sywalker, played by Hayden Christensen in the 3rd movie was the most promising Jedi being trained. However, in a desperate attempt to save his dying wife, he is almost killed and turns to the Dark Side as the infamous Sith Lord, Darth Vader. It’s a shame that that had to happen. He was a super cool Jedi and he was just cool in general. The part where he almost dies after a light saber duel with his friend, almost brother, and mentor Obi Wan Kenobi was pretty sad too. Obi Wan gets this cool line, leaving everyone watching the movie feel like dying. At least I did. As I mentioned before, after this duel, Anakin wakes up in black the black armor that everyone recognizes as Darth Vader’s, and his turn to the Dark Side is finally completed when he discovers that his wife died in childbirth, twins, and he lets his anger take over him as he realizes that betraying his mentor and friends and almost getting killed was all for nothing. Turning to the Dark Side, to a Jedi, is the equivalent of the person choosing to die. That really doesn’t sound that terrible, but the Jedis were very upset about it; they had hoped that Anakin would be the one that they were expecting from some prophecy from along time ago. So you can imagine how distraught Luke Skywalker is when he finds out that his dad is, in fact, Darth Vader. Now, Luke had grown up thinking we was an orphan, but when he was battling Darth Vader, he learned the truth, totally lost his concentration, and should have been killed, but Vader just couldn’t bring himself to kill his son and he spared his life. In the end, Luke tries to convince Darth Vader to turn away from the Dark Side, and he does, once again becoming Anakin Skywalker and they all live happily ever after. It was exciting. All those problems within their family was something that made me interested, and that might be the reason that I love it so much, but I’m still not sure. Maybe it was horrible for me when Anakin turned to the Dark Side because I had three movies to watch him develop and grow from about a nine year old to a dark, angry young man. Whatever it is, I recommend you go see them if you haven’t already, even though, like last time, I just gave away the ending.