As we continue our quest of revisiting and reevaluating the feature films of the Star Wars universe in anticipation of Rise of Skywalker‘s release this December, here are my notes from re-watching A New Hope (“ANH”). For context, this view is from the blu-ray release and I was accompanied by my two boys who are, 7 and […]Read more "Revisiting Episode IV: The Oldest of Hopes"
From the beginning of The Phantom Menace, it’s been apparent that Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi are two individuals who approached Jedidom from different points of view. The novelization of Episode I points out that Obi-Wan was focused on the cosmic Force, while his Master was far more concerned with the living (or life) Force. […]Read more "The Fate of the Jedi"
There is still a lot to learn about the New Republic, but will its legacy be failure?Read more "Reverence, Rebellion, Ruination"
The outcry has been heard for decades, and rightfully so. It is injustice. A travesty. Chewbacca should have gotten a medal! When Han and Luke walk down the procession in the throne room, they do so to a heroic fanfare and the adoration of the entire Rebel Alliance. A Rebel Alliance that still exists because […]Read more "Why Chewbacca Didn’t (But Did) Get A Medal"
Han Solo may have already shown us what Kylo Ren’s future will be.Read more "Too Much of His Father In Him"
Is exile a vital part of the Jedi journey?Read more "Into Exile, I Must Go"
George Lucas is a master storyteller. Call it ring theory or poetry, the bottom line is that Lucas excelled. Particularly at foreshadowing what would come…Read more "Light, Dark, Shadow: A Look Into Foreshadowing in Star Wars"