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"
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"
We all love a good lightsaber duel. But there is more to them than you could possibly imagine.Read more "The Meaning Beyond the Blades: How the Lightsaber Duels Help Define the Saga"
An often overlooked theme in Star Wars, sacrifice plays an important role in The Last Jedi.Read more "Sacrifice As A Spark"
Brandon and Drew begin their venture into the themes of The Last Jedi by discussing failure and hope.Read more "ClashingSabers Podcast Episode 11- The Greatest Teacher, Failure Is."
How Does The Last Jedi Challenge Our Preconceptions About Mentors and Heroes and the People Who Look Up To Them?Read more "The Burden of All Masters"