May 15, 2014

Question of the Week: The cast of the next “Star Wars” movie has been announced, including the return of Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill, along with several relative unknowns – as these three were when Modesto native Geor

Julie Fogarty, junior, Central Catholic High School

Julie Fogarty, junior, Central Catholic High School

As much as I love “Star Wars,” I can’t say I’m particularly excited about this new movie. Considering I wasn’t really a huge fan of the most recent movies made, I don’t have high expectations. Of course, I’ll still watch the movie.

Taylor Menezes, senior, Central Catholic High School

I went through my big “Star Wars” phase in about fourth grade ... now, not so much. I still believe it’s a classic movie that everyone should watch at least once, and George Lucas is amazing, but I don’t think I’ll watch the new one. I just don’t think it will be able to live up to the reputation the other movies have.

Dominique Germann, freshman, Modesto Junior College

Let’s just say that I’m not a “Trekkie.”

Gabriella Germann, sophomore, Central Valley High

“Star Wars” definitely has its share of fans, but I’m not really one of them. I’ve never watched them all the way through and, honestly, I think the first three movies were way more than enough. Also, isn’t Harrison Ford going to be pretty old by now?

This question is answered by members of Teens in the Newsroom,

a journalism program for local high school students.

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