CGI…a dreaded word to some Star Wars fans. A tool that has caused division in not just this fandom but many others too as more directors are leaning towards using CGI instead of practical effects. While many fans don’t like the idea of CGI, many also don’t realise how much in Star Wars is actually still practical effects (PE).
It is one of the most iconic scenes of Return of the Jedi that seems to be there for comic relief only. But let’s take a closer look! Like so many other brief moments in Star Wars, the scene too deeply connects to the main themes of the Saga.
Star Wars celebration is coming to an end and what a celebration it’s been! There were so many amazing panels and highlights which we will cover in upcoming posts. We will be having a look at the Clone Wars panel and of course the upcoming series The Mandalorian!! However one of the main events undeniably was the reveal of a teaser trailer and we finally got a title for the movie. We already had an in depth look into the trailer in our previous article (click here to read that). Now though it is time for me to share my thoughts on the title and what I think or hope it means and what others might think it means.
Continue reading “The Rise of Skywalker – what does it mean?”
We all kind of expected to see her death. First we did … and then we didn’t. The Last Jedi made unmistakably clear that Leia Organa still has one last mission to complete. In a sense, just like Carrie Fisher.
After a rather animated discussion on the Clone Corridor Community thread for TLJ, I was asked to write a piece on my thoughts regarding the film and it’s polarising nature coming from the POV of an EU fan. I’ll start by saying I came out of the cinema feeling odd; not unimpressed exactly, but hurt? Perhaps angry at the liberties taken, and the future taken away from certain characters. I felt like I did for a reason, and it turns out it’s harder to put into words than I thought…
Carrie Fisher’s depiction of Leia Organa has been central to much of Star Wars. She put so much of herself into that role. Clone Corridor posted about Leia frequently, here are some of the stories we ran.
Yesterday we heard the tragic news of the passing of one our favourite characters, actors and what felt like a family member to some. My father and I had just sat down and ordered a nice meal to end a … Continue reading Carrie Fisher: A Princess Story
I remember seeing Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia on my TV screen for the first time. There she was, in her white dress, holding a gun and waiting, a symbol of light, of strength and of determination. Whether it was … Continue reading Thank you, Carrie!
It’s the Sunday before Star Wars Celebration and it’s about high time we do one of these posts again! News has been a little bit slow as everyone prepares for Celebration but there are still a few highlights here and there. Also, … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up
In our series of Star Wars’ Forgotten Women we’ve been focusing a lot of female characters from the Prequels but now I want to look at one of the female characters who always struck me as fascinating in Return of the Jedi: … Continue reading Star Wars’ Forgotten Women #6: Oola