As we continue our quest of revisiting and reevaluating the feature films of the Star Wars universe in anticipation of Rise of Skywalker‘s release this December, here are my notes from re-watching A New Hope (“ANH”). For context, this view is from the blu-ray release and I was accompanied by my two boys who are, 7 and […]Read more "Revisiting Episode IV: The Oldest of Hopes"
Episode IX is coming and, like every one of its predecessors, it promises to make a big impact, both at the box office and in fandom. With Rise of Skywalker being the end of the fabled Skywalker saga, Episode IX has a lot of work to do, one of the most important with regards to […]Read more "What To Do With the Force in Episode IX"
Master and Apprentice SPOILERS ahead!Read more "The Prophecies and Where They Lead"
There is still a lot to learn about the New Republic, but will its legacy be failure?Read more "Reverence, Rebellion, Ruination"
Rey facing her truth calls us to make our own…Read more "You Come From Nothing: The Truth About Rey"
No attachment seems to be a major tenant of the Jedi. But, should it be?Read more "Is Attachment Really the Issue?"
“Your perception is your reality.” This was one of the first ideologies my father ever taught me, and it is very reminiscent of Qui- Gon’s, “Your focus determines your reality.” My dad may not be a Jedi, but Qui-Gon is; in fact he may be the pinnacle Jedi. Therefore, what he says carries weight, just […]Read more "The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Self-Doubt (and What It Means for Episode IX)"
Guilty Until Proven Innocent- Kylo Ren/Ahsoka “Your mistake was thinking his choice was already made.”- Rey Some people are purely evil. Hitler? Not redeemable. Palpatine? Not a good dude. However, the majority of people, in our world and in the galaxy far, far away, are good at heart. Some, like Ventress, have lost their way. […]Read more "Guilty Until Proven Innocent- The Connection Between Ahsoka and Kylo Ren"
Does the removal of fear make room for hope? If so, how does that affect the end of the Star Wars saga?Read more "Fear Leads to… Hope?"
Luke’s words to Leia are memorable, no doubt. But they may be even more important than we could have possibly imagine….Read more "No One’s Ever Really Gone"