In the middle of a raucous adventure film centered on hope and the good guys winning the day stands a singular line that breaks through the smiles to remind the audience that a war, even a just one with a clear delineation between good and evil, has a cost. “Many Bothans died to bring us […]
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The Mandalorian was expected to be the dark and gritty Star Wars show. Instead, it’s a story about a dad and his kid. Enter The Bad Batch, a show expected to be focused on a group of outcasts on the run and hiding for survival. But, once more, it is a story about a dad […]
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The darkness rises. The pain pours from his eyes as he looks into those of his father, both knowing what he should do and what he will do. The father knows it too, although he is trying to change the course of destiny. But he can’t. The red blade ignites. “Thank you,” the son tells […]
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An Exploration of the True Meaning of Being a Jedi
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Anakin Skywalker’s tragedy is not become Darth Vader. It happened well before that….
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Rebels has been long gone on the calendar, but not in our hearts. We still have questions, but do we really need all of the answers?
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Han Solo may have already shown us what Kylo Ren’s future will be.
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Besides simply being a lot of fun to watch, Kylo Ren, or Ben Solo if you choose, is one of the most complex villains ever written. As of the ending of The Last Jedi, he is most certainly a villain, albeit not one who is as fully entrenched in the dark side as he may […]
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But a few moments in life define us. Solo: A Star Wars Story the most important moment of Chewie’s life.
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