The Rise of Skywalker

I have not posted here at all since the last trailer came out. But everything I have thought and re-thought and hashed out in my brain and with my good friend has been distilled down to two points: JJ is giving the middle finger to Johnson throughout the trailer. And I'm totally okay with that. … Continue reading The Rise of Skywalker

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Finn // Han

In all of Solo, it's rubbed in our face that Han is a "good" person. As an audience, we are led to believe that had he not been presented the situations he was in, he would have turned out alright. More than alright: a kind, goodhearted person. He is juxtaposed against Tobias Beckett and at … Continue reading Finn // Han

Nature vs. Nurture

Let’s discuss something that has never been discussed before in the history of humankind or Star Wars: Nature vs. Nurture. (yes, that was sarcasm) My husband said to me the other day, “I wish I could have known your grandfather. I feel like he is to blame for a lot of your controlling tendencies.” That … Continue reading Nature vs. Nurture

Meet Your Challenge

(Hi – back from vacation and my blog has a new look. Hope you like it! If anyone knows how to change margins, lmk. I'm hopeless.) I recently watched the documentary included with The Last Jedi DVD on Rian Johnson and his work on film. It was…standard. Interesting to see how it was made, but … Continue reading Meet Your Challenge

Lately, an Inundation of Characters

I’ve come to a slow realization over the past few days regarding the characters in the Prequels, the Original Trilogy, and now the Sequel Trilogy (is that what we’re still calling it? I don’t even know). I feel like the further away we get from the Original Trilogy, the more superfluous characters have become. In … Continue reading Lately, an Inundation of Characters