Masks are a classic storytelling device, and Star Wars sequel trilogy has mastered using them in a classic way.Read more "The Masks That Define Us"
Episode IX is on the horizon. But we need to talk about Episode VII.Read more "Revisiting Rey’s Vision"
Following our most recent episode, Drew Brett shares some of his additional thoughts on The Phantom Menace. Let the debate begin!!!Read more "Revisiting Episode I: The Problematic Menace"
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"
Color matters in storytelling, but this is especially true in Star Wars, which is often referred to as “silent film” in that that visuals tell you everything you need know. This is done through music, of course, but it is done in color as well. Here are the 10 best uses of color in the […]Read more "Words of Color: The Best Uses of Color to Tell the Star Wars Story"
“I like visual imagery, but I started out in pure film which is really a kinetic experience. So that’s where my focus is. That’s why I intend more of a kinship with silent films than more modern film.” –George Lucas, Empire Magazine, 1999 The prequel trilogy elicits strong feelings from admirers and detractors alike, but […]Read more "Worth a Thousand Words: How George Lucas Used Visual Composition to Tell the Story of Revenge of the Sith"