The sands of Tatooine are not to be traversed lightly. Mos Eisley may be the home of “scum and villainy”, but it is the monsters hidden below the sands that are the real threat. Newly self-appointed Daimyo of Mos Espa, Boba Fett, is learning that this holds true in both the literal and metaphorical sense. […]
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For over forty years, Boba Fett was a character that every fan put into one of two categories. The first was that the armored mystery man was a do-nothing who dies a chump’s death. The second was a near-fanatical obsession with the character because he looked cool and the mystery allowed him to be a […]
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The last chapter has concluded, closing the book on the lives of Din Dijarin and his son, Grogu, for the time being. Where season one set up the relationship between the two, the second season has focused on the strengthening of that bond, while also challenging their individual identities. As great Star Wars does, it […]
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Prior to the release of the first season, The Mandalorian was expected to be the edgy, gritty show that a faction of Star Wars fans have been calling for since the vanishing act that was the video game 1313, which would explore the underbelly of the capital ecumenopolis Coruscant. Instead, they got a story about […]
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Just when the Star Wars fandom caught its breath after the reveal of Clone Wars favorite Bo-Katan, The Mandalorian once again delivered on bringing an animated character to live action. But this time it was not just a Clone Wars character. It was not just an animated character. It was the Clone Wars character. It […]
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In this series, “Meaning in Mando”, we will look at each episode of season two (and hopefully beyond) in order to explore the symbolism and meaning in each episode, with a dose of speculation with regards to their implications for the future. SPOILER WARNING FOR THE MANDALORIAN SEASON 2, CHAPTER 10: THE PASSENGER Star Wars […]
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Warning: Spoilers for The Mandalorian Chapter 9: The Marshall In this new series, “Meaning in Mando”, we will look at each episode of season two (and hopefully beyond) in order to explore the symbolism and meaning in each episode, with a dose of speculation with regards to their implications for the future. After the longest […]
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Warning: Spoilers for Chapter 4 of the Mandalorian The Mandalorian culture has been one that has been expanded on during each era of Star Wars, be it Legends, The Clone Wars, or the modern Disney era. There was a war between the Jedi and the Mandalorians, but not much else is known other than that […]
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Star Wars is cool for so many reasons. Laserswords. Pew pew guns. Things going boom. And then the deeper stuff. The relationships. The mythology. The Force. Somewhere right in between those two sits the costume design. Being that Star Wars is a used universe, you often get the rugged side of things. The unpolished and […]
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