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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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

Haiku Me Friday! Palpatine and Love

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

Haiku Me Friday! The Jedi Council

Sigh. The Jedi. I love the Jedi…the Jedi are part of the reason I became obsessed with Star Wars. The Prequels hit me at the right age where I was beginning to understand larger life issues, where I was going through a time of bullying in middle school, and when I lost all my “friends” … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! The Jedi Council

My New Found Appreciation for AOTC

I really dislike Attack of the Clones. I find it to be unbearable in some instances. Of all the films, I find it the weakest and I’m always surprised by people who prefer it over The Phantom Menace. I forced myself once to watch it and try to find 10 things to like about the … Continue reading My New Found Appreciation for AOTC