As much as the show is about the defective group of clones that gives it its name, The Bad Batch is about the true birth and evolution of the Empire. In Revenge of the Sith the Empire is created and in A New Hope it is fully formed. The 20 years in between were long […]
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The darkness rises. The pain pours from his eyes as he looks into those of his father, both knowing what he should do and what he will do. The father knows it too, although he is trying to change the course of destiny. But he can’t. The red blade ignites. “Thank you,” the son tells […]
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The Jedi and Sith were at war for generations. Until….
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The following article contains massive spoilers for Netflix’s Cursed. If you haven’t watched but plan to, proceed with caution. If you are not going to watch the show, important plot points are explained for your benefit. Happy reading! Article by Michelle Wittlich. Check out her podcast, Unknown Regions, here. When Cursed dropped on Netflix, it […]
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The following article contains massive spoilers for Netflix’s Cursed. If you haven’t watched but plan to, proceed with caution. If you are not going to watch the show, important plot points are explained for your benefit. Happy reading! Star Wars is the myth of our modern age, but it pulls from many stories of the […]
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Rey shoulders more than just the Skywalker name. She embodies the characteristics that make Han, Luke, and Leia heroes.
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What is the trilogy of trilogies is saying. What’s the bigger picture?
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The way in which we, as a community, judge and analyze Star Wars films seems to be stuck at a certain level of maturation that has dissuaded new voices entering the conversation and has actively shut out entire efforts of interpretation, application, and critical analysis. For too long now, Star Wars has been synonymous with […]
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A good friend is always quick to remind me that there is a part of the Constitution that could be a smudge or a comma. Unfortunately, the meaning of this section does change depending on which one it is. It’s the perfect example of how just because things have been held as true for so […]
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In order to find balance, one must confront the shadow that threatens to tear it all apart.
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