The Rise of Skywalker: A Tired Trilogy Comes to an End

Have you seen the TV show Arrested Development? The first three seasons aired on Fox and was canceled after the 3rd season, encountering fan outrage. The first three seasons were so good. Netflix decided to revive the show and created a season four, which was horrible. They then released the fifth season on Netflix a … Continue reading The Rise of Skywalker: A Tired Trilogy Comes to an End

Entertain and Delight Me

I read a quote last week in the book I’m slowly working my way through (Why We Love Star Wars by podcaster Ken Napzok) that I haven’t been able to shake from my mind. Ken writes, Yet, we can never forget (because George never did) that this saga is also meant to entertain and delight … Continue reading Entertain and Delight Me

The Touch on Mustafar

What these films deal with is the fact that we all have good and evil inside of us and that we can choose which way we want the balance to go. -George Lucas, 1999 Good and evil. Inside all of us. Fighting for the majority stake. If we take Lucas' assertion that the Star Wars … Continue reading The Touch on Mustafar

Why TPM is Important, Again

I have a bone to pick with Rod Hilton, the creator of the Machete Order. If you cut out TPM from the order, people will ALWAYS have questions about Anakin's past. I agree that it is not necessarily super important for the plot. You can squish the few necessary storylines from TPM into AOTC or … Continue reading Why TPM is Important, Again

My Daughter & Star Wars

"How are you going to introduce Star Wars to your kid?" As soon as I announced my pregnancy, that was one of the most common questions people asked me. And it baffled me. Is this really a concern? Before I was even thinking about babies, I wrote a post about it, and in my naive … Continue reading My Daughter & Star Wars