When the official cast for The Force Awakens was announced I was very excited because it seemed that a genuine effort was being made to create a more diverse cast, both racially and based on gender. I became an even prouder Star … Continue reading Corridor Chat: Gay Characters and Inclusivity in Star Wars Universe
EP VIII has started filming!! And yeah, I think there’s also other news… let’s see what it is: John Boyega got a BAFTA but still had to report on set at 6am (People) He is also a tease about … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up
It’s been some time since my last Scene It? post and I’ve got something special for this one. I’ve got a comparison post for you! I won’t be discussing just one scene but comparing two. I know, where do I get … Continue reading Scene It?: Jedi Fighting With Dark and Light
We’ve had all sorts of different types of Star Wars news this week, from Ep VIII news to intense research into the complexity of Star Wars! Dive into the Interwebs with us: Star Wars Ep VIII has begun filming! (Time) Star Wars … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up
It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a long discussion post and while I was going through the dozens of scenes I wanted to write about I realized I hadn’t written about one of my favourite moments in Star Wars: … Continue reading Barriss Offee, ‘The Wrong Jedi’ and Disillusioned Youth
We love comments on posts and we don’t mind hotly debated and well-argued points of view either. But in recent days I have ‘canned’ a few comments and I though it would be good to reiterate the comment policy on CC. Continue reading “CC Memo: Comments Policy on CC”
It’s been a relatively slow week, but there were still a couple of fun little tidbits! Gwendoline Christie confirms what we’ve all been hoping for: Phasma is coming back! (The Verge) TFA knocks Frozen of the top spot in Japan! (The Hollywood … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up
After our re-introduction to Leia in Episode 2.12 this Episode was going to re-connect us with some Mandalorian lore and a little of Sabine’s backstory. Sabine’s character needed to take centre stage again as it was only her episode with Hera in Season 1 that stood out for her in terms of character moments. Well, this Episode surely did that!
When I left the cinema on that May evening in 1983 after seeing Return of the Jedi for the 3rd time it somehow seemed clear: the Era of Star Wars was over. A tragic melancholy filled my mood as I didn’t want it to happen. When I entered the cinema on that May evening in 1999 to see The Phantom Menace I was happy I had said my ‘goodbyes’ 16 years earlier … even when it had just been a ‘Goodbye Original Trilogy’ in the end.