From ancient Greek theaters, through Shakespeare’s plays at the Globe, and on into the modern era of cinema, masks have been a centerpiece for storytelling. Said masks can take many shapes and have many definitions, but one truth remains: masks are important. No they are vital. To the characters, to the story, and to our […]Read more "Does the Mask Wear the (Wo)Man? An Exploration of Mask and Meaning in Star Wars"
We continue our Rebels Retrospective, digging into episodes 6-10 of the first season. But before we get to that we discuss our combined thoughts on Solo, how cool Jar Jar is (at least to some people), and share our point of view on A Certain Point of View. And there may or may not be […]Read more "ClashingSabers Episode 6- It’s Weird to See Him With Eyes"
Could the Jedi of the past tell us all we need to know about the Jedi of the future?Read more "Jedi Gone Wrong"
Need a break from all the trailer talk? Love Rebels? Enjoy fun conversation? Well my friend, you have come to the right place! On this episode we begin our Rebels Retrospective, looking back at the first five episodes of Season 1. Then we jump into what might come in Season 4 (no spoilers here) with […]Read more "ClashingSabers Podcast Episode 5-Rebels Exxttrraavvaaggaannzzaaaaa"
Everyone wants to find their purpose in life. Finding it can be hard, but Star Wars can help us find our way….Read more "These Are The Choices You’re Looking For"
Star Wars hit 1977 like a pop culture atom bomb. Audiences couldn’t get enough of the strange worlds and the stirring blend of science fiction and fantasy that sprang from the imagination of George Lucas. He took the template of a damsel in distress and turned her into an independent, self-assured rebel. He made a […]Read more "Cinematic Catalysts: Star Wars Would Not Have Been Possible Without These Films"
Is it time for Kathleen Kennedy and Lucasfilm to take a good hard look at how things are being done behind the scenes?Read more "Mirror, Mirror On the Lucasfilm Wall, Who’s the Director of Star Wars After All?"