REVIEW: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Well, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is out today, and that means that, one way or another, there will be controversy. Personally, like so many people, I grew up loving Star Wars. Along with James Bond, Indiana Jones, and various other film series, I was introduced to Star Wars by my dad. I had …

Final Rise of Skywalker Trailer Arrives

The final Rise of Skywalker trailer is here. It opens on Rey running through the forest as Finn talks about how the Force brought them together. Meanwhile, Poe tries to rally the Resistance, saying that the heroes can lead them, as we get a continuation of the conversations Rey and Kylo had in The Last …

REVIEW: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Season 1 (2019)

Virginia: Today, we’ll be discussing the Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. A prequel to Jim Henson’s original 1982 film, Age of Resistance re-introduces favorites like the Chamberlain and Mother Aughra while creating plenty of new ones. The prophecy from the movie is expanded, and we also get more backstory about the Gelfling, …

REVIEW: Ivan Ortega’s The Last Jedi Re-Edit

I’ve never been one to seek out fan productions. I come from the George RR Martin school of thought which says that creating derivatives of well-loved proprieties isn’t instructive for aspiring artists and that they should spend their time creating their own IP. However, I can’t deny that there have been exceptions, particularly with the …

Vanity Fair Star Wars Piece Sheds Light on The Rise of Skywalker

The Force is strong with the Fandom this week. In the lead-up to the 42nd anniversary of the first film in the series, the perennial Vanity Fair Star Wars piece has been released in anticipation of the upcoming conclusion of the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. These articles are always special to …

From the Panels to the Big Screen

Since ancient times – and all during the existence of moderately civilized cultures – mythology has been overflowing with pantheons of gods reflecting the needs and aspirations of the people who conceived them. In a grim and gritty era of large cities, crime, corruption and high-tech, it’s obvious that our mythopoeias are going to be …