Today is Natalie Portman’s 34th birthday and in honour of that I thought it would be interesting to take a look at Padmé Amidala’s role in one of the key moments in Attack of the Clones: the Battle of Geonosis. So here … Continue reading Scene It? – Padme in the Geonosis Arena
After seeing Obi Wan’s Force-ghost on Hoth and following its advice Luke finds himself on Dagobah in the care of a strange wise Jedi Master. The true test of Luke’s nascent Jedi skills is when Yoda asks him to enter a dark cave to meet whatever he brings with him. Have the past 35 years shed any new light on this scene? Continue reading “Scene It? Luke in Dagobah’s Cave.”
In Today’s Scene It? I want to take a closer look at one of Star Wars’ most dramatic and yet most intimate scenes. I think this scene can hold its ground when compared to Anakin’s farewell to his mother in The Phantom … Continue reading Scene It? Ahsoka’s Departure
In today’s Scene it? I am looking at a very contested story-line within The Return of the Jedi. Although I will be discussing the whole story arc, I will be focusing on the scene that brings it to an end. I am talking about ‘slave Leia’ and especially “the bikini”, which is one of the things that has been incredibly divisive within the Star Wars fandom.
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In this Scene It? post I want to look at that stunning scene that comes almost exactly in the middle of Revenge of the Sith. It is that crucial moment that the entire film is on the precipice. Several characters’ … Continue reading Scene It? Padme’s Ruminations