Influence upon Influence: The Clone Wars and John Ford

The Japanese film magazine Kinema Junpo (Cinema: Fresh Take) did a special cover feature on Rogue One and the general impact and significance of the Star Wars saga in December during the run up to the film’s release. One of the people they interviewed for this feature was Kazuo Koike, the famed manga writer of … Continue reading Influence upon Influence: The Clone Wars and John Ford

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Clone Wars Saved!

It's only been a few hours, but I for one think it's time to talk about it. Star Wars: The Clone Wars is back! Just hours ago today, July 19, 2018, it was announced at San Diego Comic-Con's Clone Wars panel that the much loved and debated animated series thought up by George Lucas and lead by … Continue reading Clone Wars Saved!

The World Cup and Star Wars Fantasy Football (Soccer)

Every four years there is one sports event which arguably captivates the world more than the Olympics: the FIFA World Cup of soccer (football). This year's World Cup is being held in Russia, and would the USA have qualified (which it failed to do for the first time since 1986), it would have made for … Continue reading The World Cup and Star Wars Fantasy Football (Soccer)

Luke Skywalker’s Progression in The Last Jedi

By Julien Vedrene Luke Skywalker, as I had known him to be, was the most powerful Force user to walk the galaxy far, far away. Not only in ability, but in philosophy as well. He was the culmination of everything the Jedi should have been: a powerful avatar for the Light Side with foresight that … Continue reading Luke Skywalker’s Progression in The Last Jedi

Secondary Star Wars: Gotta Have Faith-uh, Faith-uh, Faith-uh!

J. C., Tehachapi High School All Films: How does faith play a role in Luke and/or Anakin's journey? What do they put their faith in? Why? What are the results of their faith? You may draw your examples from one or several films. Faith plays a big role in the Star Wars stories with Luke, … Continue reading Secondary Star Wars: Gotta Have Faith-uh, Faith-uh, Faith-uh!