I saw Star Wars for the first time in 1999. My mom took me to see The Phantom Menace in theaters and I was immediately hooked. The obsession began that day. I was a kid at the time- the target audience for that movie- so I never understood all the hate that the prequels were […]Read more "How to Fix Anakin in 5 Simple Steps"
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"
Ezra has grown and changed a lot through the story of Rebels… thanks to those around him.Read more "The Ties that Bind: How the Characters of Star Wars Create Each Other Part 3 (Ezra Bridger)"
The Star Wars Clone Wars cartoon series represents a dramatic shift in the way that the Star Wars universe expanded. Clone Wars set the standard, for better or worse, for the way we would enjoy Star Wars outside of a movie theater. But should that be celebrated or bemoaned?Read more "Clone Wars vs. The Expanded Universe?"
With great power comes great responsibility. I know wrong fandom, but the idea is important, and it relates to Star Wars fandom as well. As Star Wars fans, we’ve all experienced a hard truth: Fandom can be as bright as the nights of a Coruscant night, or it can be as murky as Dagobah water. […]Read more "Finding Fandom"
Have we always been wrong about who the “other” is?Read more "Wait,Is There Still Another?"
Oh Darth Maul… (TWIN SUNS SPOILERS)… I shall miss thee.Read more "An Open Letter to Darth Maul"