In 1977 Star Wars was released to very receptive audiences. Line-ups were the norm in Toronto. But then, back then, line-ups was normal in Toronto for most movies, and even in winter. It was a movie-going town with lots of great venues with big screens and great sound. Maybe that's how the TIFF festival got to Toronto - knowing the audiences were already there.
There are many articles - 20 facts, 30 facts, and so on - things you didn't know about Star Wars. These seem to be tidbits for diehard fans.
So I have turned to finding jokes, and Reader's Digest supplied some puns:
Q: Which program do Jedi use to open PDF files? A: Adobe Wan Kenobi
Q: Which website did Chewbacca get arrested for creating? A: Wookieleaks
Q: Why did Anakin Skywalker cross the road? A: To get to the Dark Side.
Q: Why is Yoda such a good gardener? A: Because he has a green thumb.
Q: How do you get down from a bantha? A: You don’t. You get down from a goose.
Luke and Obi-Wan walk into a Chinese restaurant. Ten minutes into the meal, Luke’s still having trouble with the chopsticks, dropping food everywhere. Obi-Wan finally snaps, “Use the forks, Luke.”
The Star Wars text crawl walks into a bar. “Get outta my pub!” the bartender yells. “We don’t serve your type here.”
These are the gerberas from the greenhouse tour a few weeks ago. I am so taken by their complex centres with tiny pistols and petals looking like confetti.