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"
Anakin had a lot of important men in his life, but is his fall all their fault?Read more "The Sins of the Father: A Look Into the Father Figures of Anakin Skywalker"
Minor spoilers for From A Certain Point of View ahead. It’s no big secret that Yoda needed some convincing to train Luke. The Jedi Master put up quite a fight in Empire Strikes Back to get out of it. What was a bit of a secret, until now, was that Yoda had actually planned on […]Read more "Princess Leia: Chosen One?"
When Disney purchased the Lucasfilm brand, I was ecstatic. Finally, after over a decade of waiting, new Star Wars movies were going to be coming to theaters. But what made my little nerdy heart skip a beat was not the announcement of more films. No, it was the announcement that the Expanded Universe was now […]Read more "No, I Don’t Know It All. Yes, That’s Okay."
The old saying goes, “Like father, like son.” Considering that Star Wars is a family story, one would think that this would stand true in the saga. Yet, as Bryan Young of Full of Sith presented, when it comes to the Skywalkers, that might not be as true as we once thought. Luke is not […]Read more "Family Ties: The Opposing Reflections of the Skywalker Family"
Everyone wants to find their purpose in life. Finding it can be hard, but Star Wars can help us find our way….Read more "These Are The Choices You’re Looking For"