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

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The Last Jedi Soundtrack

I made the mistake of writing that I was disappointed with TFA’s soundtrack before I gave it a proper chance. I said there was nothing mind-blowing about it and the tracks fell short. Yet, within 3 months, I had Rey’s Theme on repeat and loved The Jedi Steps and Finale. I couldn’t stop listening to … Continue reading The Last Jedi Soundtrack

TLJ: Finn & Rose

This is Part IV and the finale of an ongoing series where I review The Last Jedi.   Finn and Rose were the heroes that had me the least enthused. I’ve never really loved Finn, even in TFA, but he propelled the storyline forward and got a few laughs out of me. In this movie, … Continue reading TLJ: Finn & Rose

This is Not Going to Go How You Think: My review on The Last Jedi

I wanted different.  I craved different. When they announced Disney would be buying Lucasfilm, I wrote about how I wanted them to pass the baton to a new set of characters and give me something fresh in the Star Wars universe. Oh, they did. The Last Jedi is different. It’s similar, yes, to Star Wars, … Continue reading This is Not Going to Go How You Think: My review on The Last Jedi

Breaking Bread in Star Wars

In Game of Thrones, the significance of meals, soups, and stews cannot be overlooked. I love that important events happen around the table and eating: Joffrey gets murdered/poisoned during feast, the Red Wedding takes place during another feast, many of Olenna Tyrell’s witty and strong speeches are given over food, and some of the secret … Continue reading Breaking Bread in Star Wars