Obi-Wan Kenobi himself warned against ‘Star Wars’ obsession
The late actor despised the franchise.
Salvaging Star Wars, Episode III: show some character
Recently, I’ve been outlining ways that the Star Wars prequels might have been improved. First, I suggested that the whole ‘prequel’ concept is irredeemably flawed. Then I complained about how real-world analogues cheapen the Star Wars universe. Today’s complaint? The Star Wars prequels spoil some of cinema’s best-known, most beloved characters. Take Obi-Wan Kenobi, that…