Rebels is much loved for its phenomenal episodes, such as “Twilight of the Apprentice,” and much maligned for its “filler” episodes, which is what most would consider the most recent episode, “Warhead.” However, this episode is not a filler in any way, because it shows us exactly why the Rebellion was able to topple the […]Read more "Reading into Rebels: Warhead"
“The world has changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost.” — Lord of the Rings There were tears when the EU became “Legends”, but was everything really lost? When the original Star Wars Expanded Universe was retired […]Read more "Legends Die Hard"
Leaving the theater after watching Rogue One for a second time, I had two questions that stood out: “Why did I watch this movie in a normal seat when I could have gone to a theater with recliners, again?” And “What was Saw Gerrera really doing in this film?” Since the first question had an […]Read more "Dancing with the Devils by Drew Brett"
When The Force Awakens hit theaters, despite an overwhelmingly positive reception, it seemed to receive one very particular criticism. It was too much like the original Star Wars, enough so that some were accusing it of feeling like it was little more than a rehash. This is interesting because the driving force behind Star Wars […]Read more "Masculine, Feminine, and Myth"
Yesterday we started our two part look back on the great parts of 2016. Today we bring you the eight more great things brought to us by this tumultuous year, spoilers and all. Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures This addition to the Lego Star Wars pantheon is so great because it reminds us why […]Read more "16 for 16 Part Two: More of the Best and Brightest of 2016"
In this two part, two day series, we will give you 16 things that made us thankful for 2016, spoilers and all. Today, the first eight…. With the recent hard times that have befallen the fandom, we at Clashing Sabers thought it would be nice to step back and appreciate all the great things that […]Read more "16 for 16: The best and brightest of 2016"
Last night, the premiere showing of Rogue One took place. What that means to the non-media layperson is this: some people know the greatest question we have had with the first “Star Wars Story.” How will the filmmakers handle the problem of fans knowing the ultimate outcome of the mission taken on by Jyn Erso […]Read more "Rogue One: A Star Wars Problem (by Carl Dispoto)"