A recent issue of the Dr. Aphra comic sums up how Lucasfilm defines those considered good and those considered bad. “Evil’s just a measure of how much your choices take away other people’s. A thesis worth testing —don’t you think?” I think it’s absolutely a thesis worth testing, because it has it backwards. Taking someone’s […]Read more "From Slave to Sinner on the Path of Darkness"
For years we have wondered what balance means. Do we now have the answer thanks to The Last Jedi?Read more "Powerful Light, Powerful Dark, Perfect Balance"
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?"
Warning! This article contains spoilers for Phasma by Delilah S. Dawson. If you don’t plan on reading this book, go home and rethink your life, then stop selling deathsticks. After that, read Phasma and come back here! Ever since Darth Vader and his stormtroopers first marched on screen, we’ve gotten used to the idea of […]Read more "The Five Faces of Phasma"
I saw Star Wars for the first time in 1999. My mom took me to see The Phantom Menace in theaters and I was immediately hooked. The obsession began that day. I was a kid at the time- the target audience for that movie- so I never understood all the hate that the prequels were […]Read more "How to Fix Anakin in 5 Simple Steps"
A retrospective perspective on the happenings outside the cinematic screen that may affect The Last Jedi.Read more "In case you missed it…"
Star Wars often gets clumped in with other genre films, particularly sci-fi. It is time for that to stop!Read more "Science Fallacy: Why Star Wars is Not A Sci-Fi Flick"