As we continue our quest of revisiting and reevaluating the feature films of the Star Wars universe in anticipation of Rise of Skywalker‘s release this December, here are my notes from re-watching A New Hope (“ANH”). For context, this view is from the blu-ray release and I was accompanied by my two boys who are, 7 and […]Read more "Revisiting Episode IV: The Oldest of Hopes"
“Your perception is your reality.” This was one of the first ideologies my father ever taught me, and it is very reminiscent of Qui- Gon’s, “Your focus determines your reality.” My dad may not be a Jedi, but Qui-Gon is; in fact he may be the pinnacle Jedi. Therefore, what he says carries weight, just […]Read more "The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Self-Doubt (and What It Means for Episode IX)"
Does the removal of fear make room for hope? If so, how does that affect the end of the Star Wars saga?Read more "Fear Leads to… Hope?"
With the end of the Skywalker saga coming this year, how does one actually win the Star Wars?Read more "How Do You Win a Star War"
Luke’s words to Leia are memorable, no doubt. But they may be even more important than we could have possibly imagine….Read more "No One’s Ever Really Gone"
Besides simply being a lot of fun to watch, Kylo Ren, or Ben Solo if you choose, is one of the most complex villains ever written. As of the ending of The Last Jedi, he is most certainly a villain, albeit not one who is as fully entrenched in the dark side as he may […]Read more "Kylo Ben and the Three Strikes of Redemption"
Is exile a vital part of the Jedi journey?Read more "Into Exile, I Must Go"