Dreams of Obi-Wan dance in their heads

Fans in Boston waited in line Wednesday for tickets to 'Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace,' which opens May 19. Today's Arts & Leisure section looks at the 'Star Wars' phenomenon. Some film critics see a series of action films marked by dumbed-down, feel-good spirituality swimming in hype. But for millions of fans, 'Star Wars' has deeper meaning. PAGE 13.

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