Amidala and Palpatine

I always loved Queen Amidala. She got me through some tough times as a bullied pre-teen as I saw her as a strong, dominating figure. There are two scenes in particular that I think often goes unnoticed by fans, and I'd like to bring our attention to it. In TPM, Palpatine is pressuring Amidala to give … Continue reading Amidala and Palpatine

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Haiku Me Friday! Naboo

Before the Prequels, my favorite planet was Endor. I remember there being a lot of speculation about Alderaan because of Leia’s love for it…but I liked the forest moon of Endor. There’s something so majestic about towering trees and I loved that the Ewoks lived high up in them. But when the Prequels came out, … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Naboo

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

Haiku Me Friday! Fields of beauty

Guys, I don’t know what’s wrong with me but I think I’m on some kind of weird AOTC + first person haiku kick. Whatever problems I have with Attack of the Clones, I think that Naboo retreat scenes are beautiful.  The acting in the picnic scene was terrible but it had a lot of great … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Fields of beauty

Haiku Me Friday! A formidable queen

Shout out to Queen Amidala.  I was supposed to do a Fan Art Friday with Mei-Mei and I completely dropped the ball.  First, I forgot.  Then, my daughter got very sick and all my attention was devoted on getting her well again.  So be sure to check out Mei-Mei’s coloring book post and I’ll be … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! A formidable queen