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
It’s no secret that my least favorite Star Wars movie is Attack of the Clones. It’s been part of my DNA and history of Star Wars since the movie came out. But recently challenged by My Comic Relief to write about WHY I dislike it so much, left me in a bit of an awkward … Continue reading WHY Do I Dislike AOTC So Much?
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
I never paid much attention to Palpatine until I started writing more frequently in this blog. The more I wrote, the more I realized how conniving and masterful he was and wrote a post on him a few years ago. The point of the post was to help others realize how he was playing a … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Palpatine and Love
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