This article contains massive spoilers for “The Phantom Apprentice”!Read more "The Phantom Apprentice: A Shatterpoint"
As an elementary school teacher, I am always looking for simple ways to convey complicated ideas, particularly when it comes to poetry. A significant mantra in my classroom is “repetition equals importance”. That is to say, if a word or idea repeats, the author is showing you that said thing is important. Likewise, I also […]Read more "20/20 Visions: From Anakin to Rey"
Five long years. Not since Disney bought Lucasfilm; rather, it has been five years since the new canon started in an official capacity. For whatever reason, Star Wars nerds have had a wild preoccupation with what constitutes canonicity, as if each and every one of us were our own personal version of Athanasius. The old […]Read more "How Good Has Disney Been To Us?"
The balance of the Force is a tricky idea, but it may have finally been resolved.Read more "A Final Word on Balance and the Skywalkers"
What is the trilogy of trilogies is saying. What’s the bigger picture?Read more "The Trilogy of Trilogies and What It All Means"
The debate of “greatest” Jedi will never end, but we may have known the answer for years.Read more "Leia: The Greatest Jedi of All-Time (?)"
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 […]Read more "Joseph Campbell is Holding You Back"
A definitive guide on must watch episodes in preparation of season seven!Read more "The Eleven Day Clone Wars Rewatch"
Anakin Skywalker’s tragedy is not become Darth Vader. It happened well before that….Read more "Forbidden Grief: The Real Tragedy of Anakin Skywalker"
Rey’s arc has come to a conclusion. So, what is the “Rey Way”?Read more "The Rey Way"