The first big question with The Force Awakens was, for a fan like myself who liked it all, from Cloud City and Naboo to Tatooine and Gungans, if I would continue to love it now that Lucas wasn’t driving things.Read more "Jedi that was, Jedi to Be – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Star Wars: The Force Awakens [Part II]"
Now that I have your attention, let me explain something.Read more "JJ Abrams Hates Midichlorians"
One of the most captivating characters from the Star Wars saga is Emperor Sheev Palpatine. When we, as an audience, saw his first reveal in The Empire Strikes back (in chronological release order, of course, not the chronological story order) it was intriguing. Here was this giant, creepy figure for whom Vader not only immediately […]Read more "Palpatine the Art Lover"
Netflix recently unleashed the entire run of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, including the sixth and final never-before-seen season, which dominated my weekend watching habits and has doubly reinvigorated my mental pursuit of esoteric Star Wars questions on top of the recent exchanges on Words With Nerds. Often I promise these sorts of blogs will […]Read more "Can Droids See Force Ghosts?"
I’ve thought about my dad a lot recently. Usually I’m too busy to reminisce properly, which is in and of itself a crime. I’m still trying to teach myself to slow down and take time to reflect. This is a long post, probably because so much has built up over time. Echoes of the Past […]Read more "My Emotional Connection with the Original Star Wars Trilogy"
Lately there have been a few flare ups on the blog, on Twitter and elsewhere having to do with my love of the prequels. I was originally considering going with yet another rant about how much I honestly love them (I’m listening to the Episode III soundtrack right now, actually). Then it struck me. I’m […]Read more "Let’s Get Some Perspective Here"
I’m really on a kick about loss of innocence and the need for childlike amazement lately. I’m sure that says something about what’s going on in my head. But to be very precise about it, I’m looking forward to 2015 and what Disney does with the Star Wars franchise. This is for one very specific […]Read more "We Need Another Star Wars"