Obi-Wan Kenobi is often considered as the greatest Jedi to ever live. There is certainly good reason for this, both in and out of universe. As the first Jedi introduced in the saga, he set the standard by which every other Jedi, even Yoda himself, would be measured in the eyes of fans. While the […]
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Great art is rarely original. It builds off the strengths of its predecessors and pulls in the accepted norms of its form. Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, which George Lucas used to build his narrative for Star Wars, is a testament to this. Lucas pulled from the narrative history of mythology, filmmaking, and storytelling in the […]
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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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The Jedi and Sith were at war for generations. Until….
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Redemption and death has been a staple in Star Wars. But should it be?
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The following article contains massive spoilers for Netflix’s Cursed. If you haven’t watched but plan to, proceed with caution. If you are not going to watch the show, important plot points are explained for your benefit. Happy reading! Article by Michelle Wittlich. Check out her podcast, Unknown Regions, here. When Cursed dropped on Netflix, it […]
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Kylo Ren promised to finish what Anakin started, but it was actually Ben Solo who did what his grandfather could not.
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An Exploration of the True Meaning of Being a Jedi
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Rise of Skywalker changed the meaning of Return of the Jedi, and added depth to what balance really means.
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