Glum George, Lonely Luke & Emo Kylo Ren

There are so many stages to making a blockbuster movie these days.  Pre-production, production, post-production.  Location scouting, set building, casting, costume design, special effects.

Then the teaser trailer (sometimes the teaser for the teaser trailer).  Then the trailer. And another trailer.  Then the international trailer with 4 seconds of new footage.  Then a few (dozen) tv spots.  Then the premier and the reviews and finally…if the film is successful enough…the twitter parody accounts.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has become a hugely successful film commercially and received generally positive reviews.  In the wake of this success many parody twitter accounts have appeared (an inevitability in this modern world we live in).  Some raise a smile, some do not and a rare few are simply outstanding.  Here are three of the best…

Glum George Lucas

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A fairly sparse twitter account however each tweet has been perfectly crafted in this brilliant send up of George Lucas’ comments about the latest Star Wars movie.  As the profile tag on Twitter states ‘I sold the rights for Star Wars to Disney. But I didn’t sell the right to complain about it.’

As I said, it’s a sparse account with currently only 20 tweets, so here’s a look at one to get you interested…

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Find Glum George Lucas here

Very Lonely Luke

At the end of The Force Awakens we see Luke Skywalker, who has spent a long period of time in self-imposed exile, apparently stood on a small island surrounded by ocean.  What has he done in all that time?  This twitter parody provides the often hilarious answers.  Here’s a few highlights…

 

Find Very Lonely Luke here

Emo Kylo Ren

Kylo Ren is no Darth Vader.  He’s conflicted, he’s a sulky young man, he’s an emo.  Follow this brilliantly clever take on the new member of the Sith for a few giggles.  Here’s a few examples…

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Find Emo Kylo Ren here

Bonus- Emo Kylo Ren vs Very Lonely Luke

Search through the twitter feeds of either parody account and you’ll come across a battle of epic proportions- the dark side versus the light side if you will.

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Emo Kylo taunts Lonely Luke, Luke replies with tales of Ren’s sad upbringing.  Lonely Luke teases Kylo Ren who sarcastically congratulates him on a job well done.  It’s a brilliant rivalry between two popular accounts and will keep you entertained for a while.  Enjoy!

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