We are all looking forward to The Rise of Skywalker and on social media the theories and leaks are flying around our ears like shrapnel. But for all characters we know are returning, one way or the other, in Episode IX, one name is consistently absent: Anakin. So what if Anakin isn’t in the story? Could that be? If so, then why? And what would it mean?Continue reading “The Rise of Skywalker: What if Anakin isn’t in it?”
The decision to return Palpatine to the front of a Star Wars episode has been met with both enthusiasm as well as criticism. Is J.J. Abrams desperately trying to reach out to OT fans? Is it a cheap ploy to attract people into the cinema’s? Or was it inevitable from the moment a Sequel Trilogy was announced?Continue reading “Why Palpatine needed to return: An Analysis”
The final chapter of Luke Skywalker’s arc strongly resonates with that of Frodo Baggins. Once you uncover that, the mirroring seemingly extends much further and gives us an interesting tale of heroic failures.
When Snoke fell in Episode VIII The Last Jedi quite a few fans were in an uproar. Snoke had been underused, they argued, complaining we knew too little of Snoke prior to his demise. A good reason to take a deeper and more general look at the Mystery Box of the unknown villain.
We are perhaps only 10 days away from the title reveal and a teaser-trailer! High time to engage in some fun speculation about what Episode IX might contain.
What an absolutely breathtaking Episode! ‘A World Between Worlds’ has been a spectacular gift from the storytellers of Star Wars Rebels! Yes, it wasn’t a typo, I said a ‘gift’, because despite a lot of backlash from the internet on … Continue reading Rebels Review: A World Between Worlds
So the trailer is here and a new actor taking up the Han Solo role is here to. What did the trailer tell us about this next and second anthology film? He’s a pilot! Stupid!
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…
Of course with a new Star Wars movie comes a new score. So what does The Last Jedi have in store for us? We’ll have a listen using the fact that we’ve seen the film. So this review will contain spoilers regarding the film itself in a spoiler-part that is clearly indicated!