UCL’s Star Wars Class #7: Religion, Dark & Light, Jedi & Sith

The Star Wars Hexology is viewed by many as a simple story about Good v.s. Evil where the notions of ‘Dark’ and ‘Light’ are considered to overlap completely with ‘Light = Good’ and ‘Dark = Evil’. However as we have seen already in our discussion of what the Star Wars narrative is in class #2 things are much more subtle than that. Surprisingly, just 24 hours before this class Religion and Star Wars were entangled in yet another way in the UK News.

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My Star Wars Moment #13: ‘the chairman was a Sith lord’

One  fascinating aspect of Star Wars stories is how they occasionally relate to our own experiences. So sometimes a Star Wars Moment is not so much a moment you were enjoying Star Wars, but a moment in your life that made you suddenly feel catapulted ‘into’ such a story.  Antonio Cabrales recounts such a moment for you here. Continue reading “My Star Wars Moment #13: ‘the chairman was a Sith lord’”

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Anthology Films We’d Like to See #4: ‘The Siege of Mandalore’ by Thomas Storai

We’re back with another guest post by Thomas Storai from The Midi-Chlorian Center, giving us another one of his fascinating Anthology Films We’d Like To See entries! Remember that casual mention of the ‘Siege of Mandalore’ in Star Wars: Rebels? Well, Thomas … Continue reading Anthology Films We’d Like to See #4: ‘The Siege of Mandalore’ by Thomas Storai