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!
This is Part I of IV in an ongoing series where I review The Last Jedi. I watched The Last Jedi again over the Christmas break and I came away feeling much happier with the overall movie. The first viewing definitely felt disjointed for me, but it flowed a lot better the second time … Continue reading TLJ: The Resistance Story Line & Characters
One of my favorite things about Star Wars, ever since I first saw it when I was a child, was the endings of the movies. As I got older, I saw the endings as slightly corny, but they still satisfied me. Why? Because while George Lucas created endings that were corny or too-nicely-tied-up-in-a-bow, there was … Continue reading Another Happy Landing: The Endings of Star Wars Films
As much as I wasn’t a fan of Rogue One, I did love Director Krennic. I thought he was one of the best characters. Like General Hux, he is obsessed with the Empire and himself. The Empire is a way to bring him power, prestige, and honor so he exploits it and uses it … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Krennic’s Obsession
I’ve been sitting on writing this post for a while. I thought it would be fun, in follow up to the post I wrote years ago on the best compositions in Star Wars (here and here), to instead write my rankings of the soundtracks. Instead of individual pieces, I wanted to look at the soundtracks … Continue reading Ranking the Soundtracks