Social media and the direct to consumer model has heralded in a new age of Hollywood, where the voices of fans can be heard like never before. With enough support, projects that were but figments of the audiences’ imaginations can become reality. The Snyder Cut of The Justice League exists because fans never gave up […]
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Youtini’s March Madness: Book Edition concluded back in April with a massive result that sent shockwaves through the Star Wars book community. It has challenged ideas and standards that have been clung to for almost 30 years. The manner in which those ideas came tumbling down was nothing short of spectacular to watch. The bracket started […]
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The Bad Batch returns to the small screen January 4, 2023 with a two episode premiere. With the threat of the Empire encompassing the galaxy and so many questions surrounding The Bad Batch itself, season two promises to be a barn-burner. To light that flame, here are three key elements from season one to keep […]
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In the middle of a raucous adventure film centered on hope and the good guys winning the day stands a singular line that breaks through the smiles to remind the audience that a war, even a just one with a clear delineation between good and evil, has a cost. “Many Bothans died to bring us […]
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6- Practice Makes Perfect What the episode does well it does very well. For instance, the time progression is clear via its use of blackouts as transitions, with the added benefit of costume and location changes establishing where this lines up relative to the established canon. This cannot be said for all of the episodes. […]
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Adam Christopher’s Shadow of the Sith had the unenviable task of taking the shattered parts of the sequel trilogy created by The Rise of Skywalker and making them work. A desperate task. But, somehow, he does it. Christopher takes a character created purely as a plot progressing device, Ochi of Bestoon, and turns him into […]
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While the portrayals of Obi-Wan Kenobi given by both Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor are nearly flawless, there has always been a bit of a disconnect between the two. At the end of Revenge of the Sith we have a man whose entire life has been left in shambles. Picking up in A New Hope, […]
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Obi-Wan Kenobi is often considered as the greatest Jedi to ever live. There is certainly good reason for this, both in and out of universe. As the first Jedi introduced in the saga, he set the standard by which every other Jedi, even Yoda himself, would be measured in the eyes of fans. While the […]
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The sands of Tatooine are not to be traversed lightly. Mos Eisley may be the home of “scum and villainy”, but it is the monsters hidden below the sands that are the real threat. Newly self-appointed Daimyo of Mos Espa, Boba Fett, is learning that this holds true in both the literal and metaphorical sense. […]
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For over forty years, Boba Fett was a character that every fan put into one of two categories. The first was that the armored mystery man was a do-nothing who dies a chump’s death. The second was a near-fanatical obsession with the character because he looked cool and the mystery allowed him to be a […]
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