Episode IX is coming and, like every one of its predecessors, it promises to make a big impact, both at the box office and in fandom. With Rise of Skywalker being the end of the fabled Skywalker saga, Episode IX has a lot of work to do, one of the most important with regards to […]Read more "What To Do With the Force in Episode IX"
George Lucas is a master storyteller. Call it ring theory or poetry, the bottom line is that Lucas excelled. Particularly at foreshadowing what would come…Read more "Light, Dark, Shadow: A Look Into Foreshadowing in Star Wars"
Come upon us, the time of year has, where we reflect on where we have been and where we are going. We celebrate the victories, mourn the losses, and ready ourselves to make the next year the best year ever. In Star Wars, each year feels like a millennium. We ache for the next episode […]Read more "17 for ’18: A Look Back on Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, and the Galaxy We Love"
The history and lore of Excalibur entranced generation upon generation, including one Kylo Ren.Read more "Seeking to Understand Excalibur"
What does the announcement of new movies and TV shows prove about the future of Star Wars?Read more "More Star Wars Content, A Good Thing It Is"
Maz Kanata has it right. The choices we make define us, our duty, and the fate of the galaxy.Read more "The Duty of Choice and The Choice of Duty: The Dichotomy of Star Wars Mythos"
From ancient Greek theaters, through Shakespeare’s plays at the Globe, and on into the modern era of cinema, masks have been a centerpiece for storytelling. Said masks can take many shapes and have many definitions, but one truth remains: masks are important. No they are vital. To the characters, to the story, and to our […]Read more "Does the Mask Wear the (Wo)Man? An Exploration of Mask and Meaning in Star Wars"