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"
Warning! This article contains spoilers for Phasma by Delilah S. Dawson. If you don’t plan on reading this book, go home and rethink your life, then stop selling deathsticks. After that, read Phasma and come back here! Ever since Darth Vader and his stormtroopers first marched on screen, we’ve gotten used to the idea of […]Read more "The Five Faces of Phasma"
Don’t worry we are not talking about grey Jedi here! We do, however, look at and analyze how Lucasfilm is currently blurring the lines between good and evil in the Star Wars galaxy, and what it might mean for current and future canon in the galaxy.Read more "ClashingSabers Podcast Episode 3- Should We Say Grey?"
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"
Much has been said about mentors like Obi-Wan, Yoda, and even Palpatine. But there are important mentors we often overlook.Read more "The Forgotten Mentors of Star Wars"
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"
Star Wars often gets clumped in with other genre films, particularly sci-fi. It is time for that to stop!Read more "Science Fallacy: Why Star Wars is Not A Sci-Fi Flick"