On the surface, George Lucas’s original Star Wars trilogy was a breezy, good-natured space opera where farm boys can save the galaxy and good ultimately triumphs over evil.
But consider its darker underbelly: the giant worms lurking in asteroids. The energy-sucking parasites lurking inside the giant worms lurking in the asteroids. The torture. The flesh-eating bears. The uncles and aunts burned to death on their own door steps.
The sheer mind-boggling hideousness of it all.