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!
**THE LAST JEDI SPOILERS AHEAD!** GENERAL ARMITAGE HUX: ...WE HAVE NO LEADER!! KYLO REN: The Supreme Leader is dead! GENERAL ARMITAGE HUX: *squeaked out through a force choke* Long live the Supreme Leader! Being an American and not very familiar with the customs of the monarchy, I didn't catch the meaning of this exchange at … Continue reading Star Wars is Dead. Long Live Star Wars.
There is considerable confusion in the fandom of how the First Order arose from the ashes of the Empire. There is much we don’t know, but enough has been provided to create a broad picture of how it arose however. This article will analyze and chronicle the First Order’s conception and slow rise into a … Continue reading The Rise of the First Order
So, in keeping with my "I love aliens in Star Wars" motif, and hearkening back to one of my very first blog entries, I decided to run down all the aliens from the two Canto Bight pictures in the new Vanity Fair Star Wars issue...pretty cool, right? Yeah, I think so too...anyway, as was the … Continue reading I Canto Bight gambling with just any old aliens!
My passion for Star Wars runs deep, but so too does my passion for alien species - not just in Star Wars, either, but in all IPs. Sometimes, they're not even aliens, as with most fantasy genres, for example (you know, elves, orcs, trolls, and such), but, regardless of their origin, I've always enjoyed non-human … Continue reading 40 Alien Species for 40 Years of Star Wars!