Ryan Britt is the author of the essay collection Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths out from Plume (Penguin Random House) this month. He’s written for The New York Times, VICE, The Morning News, Tor.com and elsewhere. He lives in New York City.


Who are the OG fans—the boomers who took their Gen X kids to see it in theaters? The millennials who remember the 1997 re-release? Or do we all get to claim a piece?