Star Wars hit 1977 like a pop culture atom bomb. Audiences couldn’t get enough of the strange worlds and the stirring blend of science fiction and fantasy that sprang from the imagination of George Lucas. He took the template of a damsel in distress and turned her into an independent, self-assured rebel. He made a […]Read more "Cinematic Catalysts: Star Wars Would Not Have Been Possible Without These Films"
We’ve been on quite a journey with Kanan, be it comics, novels, or on screen. With one more season of Rebels left, what does the past possibly tell us about the future?Read more "An Exploration of Kanan: Where He’s Been, Where He’s Going, and What It All Means"
Many stories and storytellers were and are be influenced by Star Wars. Perhaps no story more so than Harry Potter.Read more "Harry Potter: A Star Wars Story"
It is inarguable that Anakin loved Padme. He also loved his mother. Were these two so twisted they become one?Read more "Padme Amidala as a Replacement For Shmi Skywalker (and How it Caused Anakin to Fall)"
Some characters draw us in, but sometimes it is hard to pin down what makes it so…. until now.Read more "The Simba Syndrome"
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"
Money matters in the Star Wars galaxy… more problematic than you’d expect.Read more "Pulling Threads Till the Tapestry Falls Apart: The Jedi and the Problem of Government Finances"