CHAIN OF SUFFERING – HOW THE EMPEROR CONTROLLED VADER AND THE MOMENT THAT CHANGED IT ALL

The following article contains mild spoilers for The Clone Wars TV series, Darth Vader Comic #1 (2017), and canon novel Lords of the Sith. "Governor Tarkin, I should've expected to find you holding Vader's leash."  Leia Organa was defiant in the face of evil. Her quip was addressed to Grand Moff Tarkin but it was […]

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Worth a Thousand Words: How George Lucas Used Visual Composition to Tell the Story of Revenge of the Sith

“I like visual imagery, but I started out in pure film which is really a kinetic experience. So that’s where my focus is. That’s why I intend more of a kinship with silent films than more modern film.” –George Lucas, Empire Magazine, 1999 The prequel trilogy elicits strong feelings from admirers and detractors alike, but […]

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