Haiku Me Friday! Leia’s Pain

There are many theories out there on why Leia opted not to follow the Jedi path like Luke. I think her strengths lay with politics and used that as an explanation. But what I really believe is that when she found out Vader was her father and how the Force had corrupted him, she wanted … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Leia’s Pain

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Costuming & Characters: Part I – Princess Leia (Essay)

How do costumes define the characters in Star Wars?  This idea has been mulling around in my head for a while, since I had a brief discussion with Mei Mei in the comments of my blog on planets.  This is more of an essay than a blog post, but well worth the read if you’re … Continue reading Costuming & Characters: Part I – Princess Leia (Essay)

Scene it on Friday – ESB Scene #65

Your comments on my last post was SO much fun to read.  It definitely seems like ESB was the strongest contender for converting folks to Star Wars.  It definitely was the case for me and four other commenters.  We then had a ROTJ, ANH, TPM, and AOTC. I find it so interesting that AOTC converted … Continue reading Scene it on Friday – ESB Scene #65

Lando: The Old Smoothie

I haven’t written much about Lando Calrissian…mostly because I don’t like him.  I don’t like that he turned Han over to the Empire and even though he redeemed himself pretty fast, I still never had strong feelings for him.  I don’t know – I just got scumbag vibes from Lando and could never relate to him. … Continue reading Lando: The Old Smoothie

Scene it on Friday – ESB Scene #75

Three thoughts.  No more, no less. I think that Luke was drawn to the Chamber from the moment he entered Cloud City and the Force was guiding him there.  When I was younger, I always thought it was such a nice coincidence that Luke happened to stumble upon Vader right away, but as I grow … Continue reading Scene it on Friday – ESB Scene #75