The Women of Star Wars: Princess Leia

Contrary to what Disney might have you believe, they didn’t create the concept of female Star Wars characters, or even female leads in the franchise. Of course, Princess Leia is one of the franchise’s most iconic characters and a beloved cinematic heroine in general. But there were others after her and before the soulless corporate …

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker D23 Footage Arrives Online

We finally have a new glimpse at the final chapter in the Skywalker saga thanks to some footage from D23. I had been hearing about the Rise of Skywalker D23 footage all weekend, but I didn’t think we would get to see it, as is often the case with footage screened at events like this, …

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 …

First Trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Released

It’s almost time to return to the galaxy far, far away as the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX – or, as we can now call it, The Rise of Skywalker – has arrived. Check out the Rise of Skywalker trailer below: While I was slightly miffed that we weren’t getting to see …

REVIEW: Star Wars Resistance – Season 1, Episode 19 “Descent”

*SPOILERS* In “Descent,” stormtroopers are about to arrest Yeager and crew, and he demands that they provide evidence of the charges. They say they have visual confirmation that the Fireball was the ship that was poking around an unauthorized sector. Tam says it must be a mistake, to Kaz’s response that it’s complicated. Yeager, Neeku, …

REVIEW: Star Wars Resistance – Season One, Episode Eleven “Station Theta Black”

*Spoilers* In “Station Theta Black,” Yeager has loaned Kaz the Fireball, angering Tam. Yeager reminds the feisty mechanic that he technically still owns the ship, to her reply that one of the stabilizers is still missing; she’s angry because she was in the process of fixing it. We cut to Kaz, who’s on his way …