Letting the Force Flow Through the New Star Wars Trailer

Any droid, Jedi, clone, Sith Lord, rebel soldier or stormtrooper would cheer at the call of the “first transport is away,” faithfuls hopping into their Snowspeeders to tackle them some hefty AT-ATs with harpoons as another metaphorical Death Star looms in the distance about to cream the latest Avengers and “Superman V Batman” set trailers with a passion — and it’s all because of this new Star Wars trailer just released by Mr. J.J. Abrams, whetting our appetites for more galaxies far, far away, investing in some John Williams to bleed into our souls the way the dark side could only do so.

Why the New Star Wars Trailer Increases Your Midichlorian Count

 

I have to say this: I was a little kid again. All of it came back for me in ways I can’t even describe.

When the new trilogy came out with a boyish Vader, Liam Neeson, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and a weird talking Gungan, I was hyped up on this cosmic sugar, and that’s all well and good. This, though, took satisfaction to a whole new level. No toothaches, no candy coma — just a full belly, and perhaps a good beer to go with it. That’s what this trailer brought for me with the philosophy of Skywalker.

And here’s the best part: this new Star Wars trailer wasn’t even the official trailer! That means there most likely will be more to come!

If you notice, in this new Star Wars trailer “teaser,” we really don’t get to see anything as far as a plot at all, nothing to get us asking questions about “what’s going to happen,” gauging us and luring us like meat to Chewbacca on the forest moon of Endor. That’s what trailers typically do.

This, however, is not a trailer, per se. It’s a teaser. But for all intents and purposes, it’s a damn wicked teaser evoking those hairs standing on end and an X-wing flying up your nose with blasters blazing. Just from those few images, I can say this….

Based on the New Star Wars Trailer, This Won’t Disappoint at All

The same timeless quality. The gritty realism. What made Star Wars so eternal, but just with that flair Abrams is so well known for, kicking up the high-octane space opera action to the “nth” degree a million times over, without super-cheesing the CGI to death (although I don’t dislike breathtaking visuals at all)….

This will bring us all back to our roots. To our beginnings. And ironically enough, this new trilogy we’re going to see is not a ‘beginning’ of the entire mythos, but a continuation. And, yet, it’s the beginning of a new saga. The combination is divine. And we’re all in for a treat. It’s like Han Solo says — “Chewie…. We’re home.”

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