The Women of Star Wars: The Ideals and Tragedy of Padmé Amidala

Welcome back to The Women of Star Wars. In this second installment, naturally, I’d like to talk about Padmé Amidala. When Padmé was introduced in the Star Wars prequels, I liked her a lot, although not as much as Leia. As a child, the politics within the Senate and on the planet Naboo went over …

Kathleen Kennedy Halts Obi-Wan Production for Script Rewrites

Collider reported earlier this evening that the Disney+ Obi-Wan series has been put on hold due to executive producer Kathleen Kennedy’s displeasure with the show’s scripts. This news comes on the heels of rumors that there were disagreements behind the scenes with regards to the character and show’s presentation. The Hollywood Reporter further revealed thematic …

The Clone Wars Season Seven Trailer Makes Waves on the Web

The final trailer for The Clone Wars’ highly-anticipated season seven has been released a month ahead of its debut on Disney+. The 2-minute clip has spurred lots of theories and excitement, uniting Star Wars fans, if only for a moment. You can see the clip here: Anchored by Darth Maul’s voiceover saying the Jedi and …

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 …

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 …

REVIEW: The Mandalorian – Season 1, Episode 7 “The Reckoning”

*SPOILERS* In “The Reckoning,” Mando receives a transmission from Carga regarding the client and his growing power. Carga proposes that Mando return, kill the client and keep the Child, with his name cleared. Meanwhile on Sorgen, Cara defeats an opponent in combat, and Mando enlists her aid against the client. They then head back to …