The much publicized upcoming link got me thinking about the optimal viewing order for the Star Wars saga. The logical approach is to view the movies in episodic order (which is how Cinemax plans to air it). But I'm not so certain that this is the best way to watch Star Wars.
What follows is a rundown on the only four *viable* ways to view the Star Wars saga that I can think of. Sure there are other viewing orders, but these are the only ones that make sense from the standpoint of storytelling and continuity.
Method 1: By Order of Episode
This approach is clearly the viewing order intended...
Fans are waiting with bated breath as the Blu Ray and DVD release of The Force Awakens looms like a gigantic killer planetoid over the horizon, arriving to overpower your home theaters in April 2016.
The film, it goes without saying, was an unqualified success and one of the finest in the franchise, right up there with Episode V. As for the Blu Rays and DVDs, it's a spectacular release, with a massive trove of content for fans to explore. For example, "The Secrets of the Force Awakens" alone is well over an hour of riveting footage.
We'll be adding to our review throughout the week,...