On Thursday, Disney laid out their plans for dominance in the streaming game. After Warner Brothers’ recent announcement that all of their 2021 movie releases would be released on HBO Max, it seemed to be all but in the books. HBO Max was coming out of the gates with guns blazing, but Disney+’s original content […]Read more "Potential in Production: What All of the new Star Wars Shows Mean for the Future of the Franchise"
Please note: The following article contains spoilers for The Mandalorian Season 2 premiere. Human beings are a frustrating mix of cooperative, social problem solvers, and tribal, self-interested hardliners. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the United States and on this Election Day, where Americans are clearly divided about the future of the country, it […]Read more "The Shackles That Separate. The Ties That Bind"
An Exploration of the True Meaning of Being a JediRead more "A Jedi Should Be Powerless"
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"
Has the Star Wars Story we really need been right under our nose this whole time?Read more "The Star Wars Story We All (Should) Want"
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?"
With a hit or miss record, the new canon is a question that must be answered.Read more "Star Wars Books: The Death of Creativity?"
Good and evil in Star Wars seems clear cut… until you consider a character’s motivation.Read more "We May Have Been Wrong About Right In Star Wars"
How do we define good and evil when they seem so similar in their behavior?Read more "Clothes Don’t Make the Man, Tactics Do: A Look at The Morality of Star Wars"
Do we justify for the Jedi what we condemn for the First Order? And what makes right and wrong in the galaxy far, far, away?Read more "Star Wars Canon and the Exploration of Extremism"