The Skywalker/Palpatine Saga

Alas, I did not get to see TROS one more time in theaters as I was hit with a debilitating sickness and was unable to leave my bed for days, lost my voice, and could barely function. BUT I got to read a lot of blogs on the new movie and think about it a … Continue reading The Skywalker/Palpatine Saga

The Mandalorian: Chapter One

The main point to remember as a devout Star Wars fan is that if you go into any new Disney-released Star Wars material with low expectations or high expectations, you are going to be disappointed. If you have low expectations, it will probably meet them and you’ll complain about it. If you have high expectations, … Continue reading The Mandalorian: Chapter One

Fan Art Friday! Bantha Poodoo

Welcome back to Fan Art Friday...Mei-Mei from Jedi by Knight and I color the same picture every month and compare/contrast. Her version is here. This month was my turn to pick and I did the usual - open the page randomly and see where it lands. And here it is: Sebulba. Everyone's favorite character!   … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Bantha Poodoo

Ages 11 & 12

My posts have been introspective lately. I realized when writing the last post that one of the reasons I have not written more about Star Wars specifically (planets, characters, motivations), is because Star Wars often reflects my life. It’s one of the reasons I love it so much. And since I have been reviewing and … Continue reading Ages 11 & 12

Amidala and Palpatine

I always loved Queen Amidala. She got me through some tough times as a bullied pre-teen as I saw her as a strong, dominating figure. There are two scenes in particular that I think often goes unnoticed by fans, and I'd like to bring our attention to it. In TPM, Palpatine is pressuring Amidala to give … Continue reading Amidala and Palpatine