Episode 8

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)

Lloyd & Christensen’s Anakin Skywalker

I want to share my thoughts with you on the acting in the prequel trilogy, in particular that of Jake Lloyd and Hayden Christensen in their roles as Anakin Skywalker. This is a controversial issue and the media have been, and still are, full with statements that start with ‘wooden acting’ and end with ‘horrible dialogue’ or in reverse order. Some blame it on the actors, some blame it squarely on the director. Many, friendlier, voices can be heard saying that the acting in the Original Trilogy was similar and that this is simply ‘Star Wars’. I want to shed a different light on this, focussing on the portrayal of Anakin. Continue reading “Lloyd & Christensen’s Anakin Skywalker”