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!

Bendu, Neutrality & the Broader Force

Going back to an idea I touched on a few weeks ago, when I was kid watching the original trilogy, and even when I was older and watched the prequels, I was under the impression that the Force was a two-sided coin:  it was either used for light, or dark; good, or evil; Jedi, or … Continue reading Bendu, Neutrality & the Broader Force

A Card Reading for Ahsoka Tano

Alright, I'm going to try my hand at divination using Dave Filoni's Artist Series cards as my tarot. Would I rather have Ahsoka's blood and spittle in a cup that I could mix with tea leaves? Well, yeah, but that's just being absurd...anyway, come with me as I follow Ahsoka into oblivion and back out … Continue reading A Card Reading for Ahsoka Tano

Unraveling the Truth in Legends

"There's always a bit of truth in legends." - Ahsoka TanoBy now, I'm sure everyone's aware of the aforementioned loaded quote from the season finale of Star Wars Rebels, and you've probably come up with your own ideas about what it means. Personally, I took it as an homage to the old expanded universe, a … Continue reading Unraveling the Truth in Legends