Star Wars: Rebels trailer review (Spoilers)

The trailer for the second half of Season two dropped earlier tonight and I will give a full-spoiler review here. If you don’t want to be spoiled, don’t read on and don’t watch the trailer … but oh my … it is so worth the watch! You are in for a treat in the rest of this season. If you haven’t caught up with Rebels yet you better plan some binge watching this weekend! Continue reading “Star Wars: Rebels trailer review (Spoilers)”

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Corridor Chat: Prequel Appearance in EPVIII? (Potential Spoiler Alert)

Yesterday Making Star Wars wrote about two rumours about one of the most beloved Star Wars characters: Darth Vader / Anakin Skywalker! I’ll leave the first rumour, which mainly deals with Rogue One, aside for now and focus on the rumour specifically dealing with the … Continue reading Corridor Chat: Prequel Appearance in EPVIII? (Potential Spoiler Alert)

The Darth Vader of ‘Star Wars: Rebels’

In an earlier post I analysed Hayden Christensen’s and Jake Lloyd’s portrayals of Anakin Skywalker from the point of view that our expectations of the character of Darth Vader may determine our response to the acting. In that post, but also in one on connections between Anakin and Jar Jar, I presented a Darth Vader who grew out of the naïve and genuine, yet damaged and wounded soul of the slave-boy and jedi-outcast who was Anakin Skywalker. In this weeks premiere of Rebels we saw the first major re-appearance of Darth Vader after Revenge of the Sith. And what a reappearance it was as reviewed here. I want to briefly focus here on the question what this reappearance tells us about Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader. Continue reading “The Darth Vader of ‘Star Wars: Rebels’”