What does the announcement of new movies and TV shows prove about the future of Star Wars?Read more "More Star Wars Content, A Good Thing It Is"
Maz Kanata has it right. The choices we make define us, our duty, and the fate of the galaxy.Read more "The Duty of Choice and The Choice of Duty: The Dichotomy of Star Wars Mythos"
With the new films and new novels, we have begun to see a true renaissance for the beloved Princess Leia.Read more "The Leiassance"
When Darth Vader appeared in the hallway of the Tantive IV in A New Hope, silently surveying the carnage his Imperial stormtroopers wrought against the rebels, he instantly became the standard against which all movie villains would be compared. Thanks to the brilliant design of Ralph McQuarrie, Vader didn’t have to say anything to be […]Read more "It’s Hard Out There For A Bad Guy – How Do The New Villains Measure Up To Vader?"
From ancient Greek theaters, through Shakespeare’s plays at the Globe, and on into the modern era of cinema, masks have been a centerpiece for storytelling. Said masks can take many shapes and have many definitions, but one truth remains: masks are important. No they are vital. To the characters, to the story, and to our […]Read more "Does the Mask Wear the (Wo)Man? An Exploration of Mask and Meaning in Star Wars"
Anakin had a lot of important men in his life, but is his fall all their fault?Read more "The Sins of the Father: A Look Into the Father Figures of Anakin Skywalker"
We continue our Rebels Retrospective, digging into episodes 6-10 of the first season. But before we get to that we discuss our combined thoughts on Solo, how cool Jar Jar is (at least to some people), and share our point of view on A Certain Point of View. And there may or may not be […]Read more "ClashingSabers Episode 6- It’s Weird to See Him With Eyes"