Many Star Wars fans view the Sequel Trilogy’s First Order simply as a Galactic Empire 2.0. It is however a very different beast. And that difference may have implications for how Episode IX is going to wrap up the Skywalker Saga.
If you haven’t been watching Star Wars Resistance so far, now is the time. Poe Dameron just left on a special mission for Leia to pretty much nowhere … to Jakku! “The Core Problem” was a great episode.
The fifth episode of Star Wars: Resistance is a fun ride with great character moments, awesome new species and settings and driving the plot forward. In a sentence: it’s Star Wars as you want it! Enjoy our semi-spoiler review.
The fourth episode of Star Wars: Resistance had everything you want from such an episode. Humor, stakes, events that move the plot forward and things that shed some light on the characters in the series. A very enjoyable ride and one that wets the appetite for the next one. Here is our Spoiler review!
We live in troubled times where facts are increasingly irrelevant in societal and political discourse while the stories we tell about ourselves become ever more powerful. In a world polarised between authoritarianism and the defence of diversity, democracy and reason … where do our cinematic fantasies stand? I present my view, you judge for yourselves. Continue reading “Super-Hero Fascism and the Rebel’s taste for Hope and Freedom”
Costuming is a major part of a character, especially in fantasy and sci-fi. What a character works in part influences your initial response to them. Just think of Darth Vader who would have a completely different presence in the Original Trilogy were … Continue reading The Costumes of ‘The Force Awakens’ and what they tell us (Spoilers)
A few days ago a TV advert came out in South-Korea for The Force Awakens, featuring a never before seen shot of the First Order army. Chilling, both in its setting and meaning, it gave fans a new glimpse at the … Continue reading Corridor Chat: Clones, Storm Troopers and Armies
What’s been happening in Star Wars news this week? SDCC Toy Packaging tells us all about the First Order (IO9) Is a ‘Lost’ actor finding himself in The Force Awakens? (Cinema Blend) People predict TFA will make $2 billion (Movies NTDV) Jake Lloyd … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up