Or, as it turned out, movies: You wanted to see the whole Star Wars trilogy in just three short snippets. We did our best, and we make no excuses for our selections. As a Jedi Master once said, “Do, or do not. There is no try.”
Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs, Special Edition:
If you find our lack of droids disturbing, head over to our outtakes and bonus GIFs.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.