Star Wars always manages to enthral through a large range of compelling characters, and what more fitting example than Qui-Gon is there to be offered? Qui-Gon’s first and, for quite a time, only appearance is in Episode I, where he is also doomed to die at the hands of Maul by the end of the […]Read more "Was Qui-Gon an “Also Ran”?"
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This character trip will not see these two separated because I think their magic lies in being a duo after all; they are introduced as a duo, stay as a duo and ultimately die as a duo, so what more fitting way to talk about them than as a package. Baze and Chirrut are introduced […]Read more "Rogue One Character Trips: Baze and Chirrut"
Bodhi Rook is probably the most severely lacking of a character arc and I was left wondering what his actual purpose was. I mean, I suppose he delivered the message…and fathered the Rogue Squadron, the same one that Luke Skywalker will be a part of a film later. But Bodhi is a very short-lived and […]Read more "Rogue One Character Trips: Bodhi Rook"
I think we can all agree that K2 stole the show for a lot of us. It’s always so compelling to see humanized droids, probably because by definition droids are machines and by no means should they be able to be very human. But K2 is the newest addition to the Star Wars universe that […]Read more "Rogue One Character Trips: K-2SO"
Not so long ago, in this galaxy we call home, times were tough for the Jedi among us. Finding new and meaty Star Wars to dig our teeth into was like licking the bottom of Tatooine well. No we have a Brazilian Steakhouse of great Star Warsiness coming our way quicker than K-2SO can throw […]Read more "Now That the Rogue’s Won… What Will 2017 Hold?"
This small ‘Character Trips’ segment proposes to take a look at and venture into each one of the Rogue One team members and see what they’re all about…at a first glance anyway. So far we have covered Jyn, and now we will look at her comrade in arms: Cassian Andor. Cassian’s struggles are a bit […]Read more "Rogue One Character Trips: Cassian Andor"