With one line, The Mandalorian blew the possibilities for future Star Wars storytelling wide open

With one line, The Mandalorian blew the possibilities for future Star Wars storytelling wide open

All it took was one line. In Chapter 13 of The Mandalorian, we saw Ahsoka Tano come to live-action for the first time ever, rightfully drawing most of the attention. But another fan-favorite character was mentioned for the first time ever in live-action, and I don't think it's overstating things to say that one line [...]

David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the Star Wars trilogy, has died

David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the Star Wars trilogy, has died

Yesterday, news was reported that David Prowse has died at the age of 85. Prowse was a bodybuilder and actor, and he is perhaps most well-known for his role portraying Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy. The 6-foot-7 actor was cast by George Lucas in the role of the villain, which Prowse chose [...]

My ten favorite stories in From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back!

My ten favorite stories in From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back!

Recently, the anthology collection of stories paying tribute to the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back was released, and From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back lives up to the expectations by giving us 40 stories about 40 characters from the film, written by 40 different authors. Like you would obviously [...]

The New Republic apparently doesn’t take the threat of Moff Gideon’s Imperial remnants too seriously in The Mandalorian

The New Republic apparently doesn’t take the threat of Moff Gideon’s Imperial remnants too seriously in The Mandalorian

*** Be warned that some SPOILERS ARE AHEAD for the most recent episode of The Mandalorian, so if you haven’t watched it yet, don’t read this article. *** We've already seen the New Republic show up a couple of times in the second season of The Mandalorian. In chapter two, Carson Teva and Trapper Wolf [...]

Some thoughts on Moff Gideon’s mysterious plans in The Mandalorian

Some thoughts on Moff Gideon’s mysterious plans in The Mandalorian

*** Be warned that FULL SPOILERS ARE AHEAD for the most recent episode of The Mandalorian, so if you haven’t watched it yet, don’t read this article. Trust me, you want to go into this one without spoilers. *** The most recent episode of The Mandalorian, "Chapter 12: The Siege," was another thrilling adventure for [...]

An opening crawl for the High Republic era has been released!

An opening crawl for the High Republic era has been released!

There are many, many iconic things about Star Wars. One of them is the opening crawl, which right from the start throws you into the middle of a story already unfolding. All nine saga films have begun with it, and it looks like the High Republic is following suit. In October, the Star Wars website [...]