In all of Solo, it's rubbed in our face that Han is a "good" person. As an audience, we are led to believe that had he not been presented the situations he was in, he would have turned out alright. More than alright: a kind, goodhearted person. He is juxtaposed against Tobias Beckett and at … Continue reading Finn // Han
I had a long drive yesterday. My "commute" is usually 2 steps down the hall into my home office, so yesterday's drive of 1.75 hours to a client site was both a novelty and really boring. I had a lot of time to think and the main things I thought about were Star Wars and … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! The First Order Rebels
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!
(Hi – back from vacation and my blog has a new look. Hope you like it! If anyone knows how to change margins, lmk. I'm hopeless.) I recently watched the documentary included with The Last Jedi DVD on Rian Johnson and his work on film. It was…standard. Interesting to see how it was made, but … Continue reading Meet Your Challenge
Over the past week I have come to the realization that if I connect with a character in a deep and meaningful way in a Star Wars movie, I become blind to almost all the other flaws within the movie. I came to this realization primarily with two movies of the Saga: The Phantom Menace … Continue reading So Love Has Blinded You?