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Star Wars One-Hit Wonders

Earlier this year I discussed characters that have been in four or more Star Wars films. Some of these characters looked quite similar throughout the years (Yoda, Chewbacca) while other characters were shown from their infancy to their mature adult years (Leia, Luke). This month I’m taking a look at Star Wars one-hit wonders. Characters…


A Closer Look at Jedi Archivist Jocasta Nu

Earlier this month Star Wars fans heard the sad news that Alethea McGrath, the actress who played Jedi Archivist Jocasta Nu, passed away at the age of 95. McGrath portrayed the Jedi Archives Chief Librarian in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. McGrath’s story as an actress is an inspiring one as she did…


11 Star Wars Characters in Four or More Films

Now that the first installment of the third Star Wars trilogy has been released, over 60 years (66 to be exact) of story time has passed between Episode I (The Phantom Menace) and Episode VII (The Force Awakens). There are many memorable Star Wars characters that only appeared in one film, or one trilogy –…


Star Wars Women (Film) Fans May Have Missed

There are usually two kinds of Star Wars fans. Those who stick purely to the films, and those who dive into as many Star Wars books, TV shows, comics, etc. as they can get their hands on. The seventh Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, has been promoting the increased visibility of strong and diverse…


Star Wars Creatures from Return of the Jedi

Previously I looked at Star Wars creatures from A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. This time around I’m looking at the creatures from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. All of the creatures in Return of the Jedi are from one section of the film – Jabba the Hutt’s palace. The…


Star Wars Creatures From The Empire Strikes Back

Last month I took a look at all of the creatures (non-sentients) from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. This month I’m continuing the series by examining the creatures that inhabited the worlds in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. From the “smells bad on the outside” tautaun, to the terrifying wampa,…


Star Wars Creatures from A New Hope

In the Star Wars original trilogy there were dozens of eye catching aliens from Bith to Ugnaughts to Jabba the Hutt that captured audiences imagination. But let’s not forget all of the amazing creatures Epiosdes IV-VI gave Star Wars fans as well. They may not be able to talk and they may in fact want…


Five Documentaries Every Star Wars Fan Should See

When people think about documentaries about films they usually stop with “behind the scenes” type documentaries that tell the story of the production of the film. There are many great Star Wars documentaries to choose from including The Making of Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back: SPFX (1980), and A Conversation with the Masters:…

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