With episode six we finally return to some more flying an a little less talking, meet an old friend and discover that wat seemed a minor side-plot so far is about to get a significant twist! Spoilers from the start!
The Last Jedi introduced us to the inner world of Ben Solo, showing us the conflict raging within him. And I’m glad to say I wasn’t the only one who became more intrigued by Kylo Ren/Ben Solo and the duality … Continue reading Guest Post: ‘The Case For Saving Ben’ by Becky Sharp
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
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.
We are here to enlighten your mid-week with a study of the most complex character (in my humble opinion) in the Last Jedi. This post will be about Kylo Ren. Dubbed by the internet a ‘complex villain’, people often describe … Continue reading TLJ Character Studies #7: Kylo Ren
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…
Although it’s Monday tomorrow – we still got time to have a look at the most catchy news from the past week and dip into our favourite universe, so – happy beeps, Guys! We are excited to see you here at … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up
I recently read Ursula K. Le Guin’s No Time to Spare, a collection of short essays. One of them, ‘Utopiyin, Utopiyang’, was about dystopian literature and its exploration of that balance, of yin and yang. Some of the essay’s quotes hit … Continue reading Rey and Kylo, Yin and Yang
The 8 Star Wars Episode films so far have contained three depictions of genocide; Star Wars touches upon many uncomfortable themes … and this surely is one of them. But it also always seeks to express in music what sometimes pictures and dialogue cannot. What do these soundtracks tell us of such horrors?
We need to talk about Armitage Hux! In our fourth instalment of this series after Luke, Finn and Rey it is time we face the question: who is the Red General? This will contains massive spoilers for The Last Jedi if you haven’t seen it yet!