“The experience of it was so profound, and so moving, and so funny, and so sweet, that for me, as a kid, it blew my mind…and it was just…it said anything is possible” said director J.J. Abrams about seeing Star Wars for first time when he was 11 years old.
I will never forget the first time I saw Star Wars as a kid. It was in New Bedford, MA and I remember telling my mom after the show how I needed to see it again. It was such a powerful movie for me. And I know Becky felt the same way.
So many of us can relate to that feeling described by Abrams. It’s a feeling within that, yes, anything is possible. The Star Wars trilogies have that power and they have been a huge part of my kids’ movie experience growing-up. Becky and I can’t wait to see it with them this weekend.
Here’s a sample of my favorite Star Wars music from Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams:
Phantom Menace: Duel of the Fates
Attack of the Clones: Across the Stars
Revenge of the Sith: Battle of the Heroes
A New Hope: The Throne Room/End Title
Empire Strikes Back: The Imperial March
The Return of the Jedi Victory Celebration/ End Title