One scene alone should dispel all further conversation about Rey as a Mary Sue.Read more "On Mirrors and Mary Sue"
How does Yoda’s words to Luke in TLJ play into the larger Star Wars story?Read more "The Burden of All Masters"
Aside from the snarky memes and Internet puns, Leia’s space scene seems problematic. Is there a way to fix it?Read more "Saving Leia"
Yoda has said many great things, but it is his actions that helped save the Jedi.Read more "Larger Than Words, Actions Do Speak: An Exploration of Yoda’s Deeds that Propelled The Jedi Order"
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"
Starting The Last Jedi before the end of The Force Awakens creates for an interesting dynamic between the characters. In the original trilogy, as well as in the prequels, our heroes had time off screen to meld and come together. We saw different points of conflict, but those were mostly the high points. For instance, […]Read more "Two Sides of the Same Coin: A Look at the Juxtaposition of Characters in the The Last Jedi"
One of the most common critiques of The Last Jedi is the portrayal of one Luke Skywalker. The cries of “That’s not my Luke Skywalker,” have become almost as common as a porg at a Wookie barbecue. The big issue seems to be that the Luke we see at the end of Return of the […]Read more "The Man, The Myth, The Skywalker"