There is one character in Star Wars we rarely ever discuss. As a result the question whether it will make a return appearance in The Rise of Skywalker is rarely asked. And yet … the character’s name is frequently the first one on our lips even when we don’t like sand. Let us explore its arc, its role and its possible part in Episode IX.Continue reading “تطاوين or Star Wars’ Forgotten Character”
This morning a new Star Wars Episode IX trailer was released. Rumours were already ride after its first showing at D23. But now we all got to see it. Here is our take on it.Continue reading “The road to Episode IX: The D23 Trailer!”
So it is here, it has finally landed! The season 2 trailer for Star Wars: Resistance! This season promises to be a thrilling ride and to fully introduce us to the workings of The First Order. Read on to see what we spotted!Continue reading “Star Wars: Resistance season #2 trailer”
Have you ever wondered what it would look like if a Star Wars character would do something you do, deal or work with in real-life? We thought it might be a nice idea for a new series. And Eliza Cochrane was so kind to kick it off with her combination of her interest in the motorhomes business and Darth Vader planning a road trip!Continue reading “Star Wars in real-life #1: What it (might) look like if Darth Vader went on a road trip”
In part I of this set of posts I have made a start with discussing the outcomes and their interpretation of Mark White’s recent survey amongst over 5,100 Star Wars fans. There I focussed on the interpretation of the striking results on how fans feel about the different trilogies. Here we now delve into the matter of social- and political attitudes and film-reception.Continue reading “A Mirror to the Fandom: part II”
A few months ago Mark White’s Star Wars Survey circulated online and you might also have seen it posted on our Clone Corridor Community on Facebook. Yesterday he presented his results, holding up an interesting mirror to the fan community. Let’s dig into what he found: a forgotten generation of Star Wars fans.Continue reading “A Mirror to the Fandom: part I”
In the previous instalments of this series we have looked at Star Wars Tribute videos highlighting particular trilogies or animation series. In the past two years a number of awesome tribute videos have appeared that focus on the development of a particular character. Let’s have a closer look!
It is obvious, right? Everyone knows what the story is! And everyone knows what good story-telling is, right? That why we are all so darn good at telling stories … except we’re not all good at it. So what’s the story about “stories” and about Star Wars?
Continue reading “Star Wars: What’s the story?”
The final chapter of Luke Skywalker’s arc strongly resonates with that of Frodo Baggins. Once you uncover that, the mirroring seemingly extends much further and gives us an interesting tale of heroic failures.
When Snoke fell in Episode VIII The Last Jedi quite a few fans were in an uproar. Snoke had been underused, they argued, complaining we knew too little of Snoke prior to his demise. A good reason to take a deeper and more general look at the Mystery Box of the unknown villain.