How The Clone Wars Succeeded and Failed

With the arrival of Star Wars Rebels, I thought it would be a good time to publish this guest post and look back at the last Star Wars animated series: The Clone Wars.  Please comment and love Icarus' post on TCW.  His bio is below, if you would like more info.  (My thoughts on Rebels … Continue reading How The Clone Wars Succeeded and Failed

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Darth Tyranus vs. Darth Maul Showdown!

In April, I promised a post on the Sith. I started writing it and got bored writing it, and left it alone, and went back to it, and got bored again, so I realized that if I can’t even be interested in my post, nobody else would be.   Then this past week I started thinking … Continue reading Darth Tyranus vs. Darth Maul Showdown!

The Phantom Menace: For a Young Audience?

I came across an interesting quote while reading my Insider the other day.  They had an interview with Roger Christian, who worked as a second unit director on ROTJ and TPM.   While talking about Lucas and his vision, he says, George’s target was always the younger age group.  I am not sure he expected the dad … Continue reading The Phantom Menace: For a Young Audience?

Geek out!

So I wanted to talk a little more in depth about a few different announcements that have happened in the last two weeks, while I’ve been buried in work for our conference. The Expanded Universe has “turned a new page” according to LFL.  Read: they disintegrated the EU. The Episode VII cast announcement.  One more … Continue reading Geek out!

The Final, Final Season of The Clone Wars

(Spoilers ahead) I like The Clone Wars, for the most part.  But I struggled with this last season that only aired on Neflix.  I’m unsure what it was: maybe the lack of Ahsoka, the deviations from the movies which I didn’t really agree with, or that I believed the producers tried to make it REALLY … Continue reading The Final, Final Season of The Clone Wars