The original Star Wars film was a masterpiece and redefined the way that movies were made. As a result, the series it began has become one of the most influential franchises in cinema history. As such, it holds a unique place in the pantheon of genre films…and gives us a unique perspective on both science fiction and fantasy. In this retrospective review, we explore what the Star Wars franchise’s journey can teach us about writing for these genres and how to tell amazing new stories moving forward.
C.Z. Anderson A lover of all things Disney, comics, and cinema; C.Z. Anderson is a Arizona-based professional storyteller, actor, illustrator, author, and lead writer of Disney Magic Fanatic. With an imagination that just won't shut up, he releases his seemingly endless and bizarre creativity through his various works in media. A simple-minded individual with a free spirit and love of literature, C.Z. Anderson just simply wants to bring joy to the world. Whether he accomplishes this or not, he feels that he must keep working towards it or his head might burst from trying to keep it inside!