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"
One of the most common critiques of The Last Jedi is the portrayal of one Luke Skywalker. The cries of “That’s not my Luke Skywalker,” have become almost as common as a porg at a Wookie barbecue. The big issue seems to be that the Luke we see at the end of Return of the […]Read more "The Man, The Myth, The Skywalker"
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"
On this episode, Drew and Brandon discuss their list of Top 5 heroic moments in the Star Wars saga. From large to small screen, Legends to the new canon, there are so many heroic moments that getting it down to five is far harder than you could possibly imagine! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/clashing-sabers/id1271802188?mt=2 Don’t forget to subscribe, […]Read more "ClashingSabers Podcast Episode 12: Battle of the Heroism"
Love ’em or hate ’em, everybody is STILL talking about porgs (Porgs?). But in all their cuteness you may have missed something….Read more "We Need To Talk About Porgs"
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."