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”
There is one character in Star Wars we rarely ever discuss. As a result the question whether it will make a return appearance in The Rise of Skywalker is rarely asked. And yet … the character’s name is frequently the first one on our lips even when we don’t like sand. Let us explore its arc, its role and its possible part in Episode IX.Continue reading “تطاوين or Star Wars’ Forgotten Character”
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.
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 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.
Star Wars films and animation series use colour with deliberate story-telling purpose. Let’s explore a little how that works.
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
With the second-half of the final season of “Star Wars: Rebels” only days away and with “Solo: A Star Wars Story” also just around the corner after May 2018 a remarkable gap in Star Wars output will open up … till December 2019. Or won’t it?