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The Star Wars Disney Theme Park Is a Little Too Authentic

Disneyland’s newest addition is a nerd paradise that plays out like an interactive theater nightmare

ANAHEIM, CA — A preview of the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run ride at Disneyland from the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge media event on May 29, 2019. Photo: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty

WWhen I was young, the idea of an amusement park based entirely around Star Wars would have been paradise on Earth. Now that I’m 42, Disney has…




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The former editor of, Rob Bricken has been a professional nerd since 2001. He also often cries at children's cartoons.

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