For July, my topic is the Rebellion and Resistance. Today, however, I want to look at the semantics of these two words and take a larger view at them. According to the Oxford English Dictionary (my favorite!), rebellion and resistance are defined as: Rebellion - The action or process of resisting authority, control, or convention. Resistance … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Rebellion, Resistance, and Semantics, oh my!
If you are going to read Bloodline by Claudia Gray, read it to understand the politics of The Force Awakens. Actually, make sure you even like politics, because this book has a lot of it. It fools you with some action, but the action scenes are more like side plots and a cover up to … Continue reading Book Review: Bloodline
General Hux I think I’m in the minority out there…but I really like General Hux. I’ve been reading many reviews that label him as a superfluous character in The Force Awakens but I would like to argue that people who are writing about that are missing the point of who he is. General Hux is … Continue reading In Which I Defend General Hux and Speculate on Supreme Leader Snoke
When I posted back on January 17th that I was going MIA for a while, I mentioned that by the time I was done moving into my house, perhaps we would have news on who the Episode VII director is. Though I said that, I was kind of hoping we wouldn’t know just yet because … Continue reading J.J. Abrams (and 3D)