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 have heard that the opposite of love is fear, not hate, which may be first emotion that comes to mind due to the love/hate analogies we often make. If we go by that assumption, then someone who is fearless, or without fear, is someone who loves immensely. When asked by My Comic Relief to … Continue reading Fiction’s Fearless Females: Rey
If you follow this blog with any kind of regularity (which there has been none since I had my daughter), you’ll know how much I adore Rey. I like her so much that it blinded me to all faults within TFA when the movie first came out. I named my daughter’s middle name, Rey, because … Continue reading Why Rey Should Not Fall in Love
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!