Color matters in storytelling, but this is especially true in Star Wars, which is often referred to as “silent film” in that that visuals tell you everything you need know. This is done through music, of course, but it is done in color as well. Here are the 10 best uses of color in the […]Read more "Words of Color: The Best Uses of Color to Tell the Star Wars Story"
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"
In honor of Rogue One’s recent release on Netflix, the first of the Star Wars films available to the popular streaming medium, take a second look with us at this most recent cinematic entry into that galaxy far, far away. As the first of several planned anthology films (that is, those not dependent upon […]Read more "Rogue One: A Star Anti-Wars Story"
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"
The monsters of Star Wars have fascinated us for so long, but their importance is far greater than we have ever imagined.Read more "Monsters and Monomyth in a Galaxy Far Far Away"