The fan theory. Has there ever been a more powerful artifact about how much we love movies than coming up with and sharing connections from plot developments the writer and/or director of the movie themselves didn’t realise (or did they?).
Lately we’ve seen it come full circle. Consider Gareth Edwards’ ROGUE ONE; A STAR WARS STORY. Based on a single, almost throwaway, line in STAR WARS EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE when Vader tells Leia he knows about the data transmitted to the Tantive VI, ROGUE ONE was the ultimate fan theory about how that transpired.
But fan theories go deeper and are based on even more tenuous connections. Here are some of the best.
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