Haiku Me Friday! Hanging upside down

This scene in ESB is often overlooked.  It’s a scene that seems like it could have been left on the cutting floor EXCEPT for the fact that we see Luke use the Force in a way we’ve never seen before.  As someone who has grown up with the OT, I’ve gotten used to this scene … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Hanging upside down

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In Which I Defend General Hux and Speculate on Supreme Leader Snoke

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

Final Analysis on the The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer

So we all watched it last week and had a great discussion about what the heck is possibly going on in The Force Awakens. I thought that since it’s been a week, now is a good time to organize my thoughts, excitement, and speculations and write everything down.  It will be fun to come back … Continue reading Final Analysis on the The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer

Conning for the First Time

My first convention experience was Star Wars Celebration II.  I was 14, maybe 15, years old and somehow managed to convince my dad to buy me tickets to Celebration II.  He agreed - but on the condition that we drive there from Massachusetts to Indianapolis.  All too easy; that deal did not require any further … Continue reading Conning for the First Time

Scene it on Friday – ROTS Scene #21

Wow, not much to work with here. One thing this scene made me think of - I definitely didn’t like how the droids got bigger and badder as the Prequels progressed.   If they are really that competent or “super”, why do we need stormtroopers?  Why would Palpatine decide that the switch to stormtroopers was even … Continue reading Scene it on Friday – ROTS Scene #21