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A Grand Return

When I heard the news from Star Wars Celebration Europe that Grand Admiral Thrawn was making his return to the Star Wars universe, and ultimately canonized, I found myself locked in a moment of stunned silence. This was a big moment. When the stories of the Expanded Universe were declared Legend, there were many casualties,…


The Chosen One: The Fallen Knight (Part 3)

This is the final installment of a three-part series on the characterization of Anakin Skywalker in the Prequel Trilogy. Critics say that we never saw Anakin during his “normal” Jedi Knight years. If I may put it bluntly, that’s not the story Lucas chose to tell. I have encountered numerous criticism of the prequel trilogy over the…

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Is Love Blind in Star Wars Fandom?

  Okay this is something I personally struggle with on an everyday basis. I’m surprised I haven’t written this already; because it’s something I think about 24/7. Am I a “love is blind” Star Wars fan? In other words will I always love everything that has a Star Wars logo on it? Will I ever…

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Character Moments: Captain Rex

Characters Moments: Captain Rex Welcome to another article that focuses on: Star Wars Character Moments. These are defining moments within the Star Wars saga that shows a “point at which the essential nature or character of a person, group, etc., is revealed or identified.”

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The Force: And Now, It Calls To You

“That place… is strong with the dark side of the Force. A domain of evil it is. In you must go.” “What’s in there?” “Only what you take with you.” ―Yoda and Luke Each Star Wars trilogy has a hero, a villain, and the battle between good versus evil, but in the midst of all…


Looking Back At The Phantom Menace

  As we move into this new era of Star Wars, I want to take a look back at the saga films, how my perception of the films have changed over time, and the ever changing canon of Star Wars. Star Wars: Episode 1 The Phantom Menace, as we all know, was released in May…


Rogue One Needs an Opening Crawl

Amidst all of the recent news surrounding Rogue One: A Star Wars Story there was one tidbit that caught my eye: Rogue One might not have an opening crawl. Here is what Lucasfilm President, Kathleen Kennedy had to say on the subject: “We talk about that all the time. It’s something that we’re right in…

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