My daughter, who is currently five, began watching Star Wars when she was three and a half. We watched ANH on Thanksgiving and that is all I've let her watch since. It's the easiest introduction to the world and is the easiest, for the most part, to understand. It was finally time to move onto … Continue reading ESB with a Five Year Old
I watched ESB last weekend, and I’ve always loved this image of Leia: I based this week’s haiku off of that picture…I like the thought of Han’s conflicting feelings over Leia. She is beautiful, but in this instance, she has a very cold beauty about her – she doesn’t lend warmth. When Leia … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Han and Leia on Hoth
The end of ESB is a pivotal moment in Leia’s life. As they arrive at Cloud City, Leia begins to really feel the Force. I think it begins with her ill feelings towards Lando. She doesn’t trust him, and it’s not the normal this-guy-is-kinda-too-forward-and-possibly-sleazy feelings. It’s a sense of something not being right. She tries … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Can the Force awaken?
Apparently I was supposed to get this done by March 22nd – oops, I completely missed that note the first time I read through the post! I’ll be better next time. First, thanks to Graphic Novelty2, I re-discovered the blog Anakin and His Angel. I remember I had it saved at some point on an … Continue reading Star Wars ComLINKS: Most Emotional Scene
When I went to Celebration/SWCA in 2015, there was a very interesting panel done on the music of the Empire Strikes Back. They took all the music John Williams had written that was left on the cutting room floor per Lucas’ decision and played the original music where Williams intended them to go. Some of … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! The shield doors must be closed