In The Phantom Menace, we were introduced not only to Anakin Skywalker but to some of his friends, fellow slaves, such as Kitster and Wald. As is typical in the Star Wars fandom, Kitster in particular seems to have developed a sort of cult following in recent years, and he has recently made a surprising [...]
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Star Wars: Crimson Reign #5 review!
The five-part Crimson Reign comic mini-series by Charles Soule has wrapped up! The story is the middle chapter in a trilogy about Qi'ra and Crimson Dawn set in-between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. It comes after the five-part War of the Bounty Hunters series, and it sets up the final chapter, [...]
Star Wars: Crimson Reign #4 review!
The Knights of Ren are back, and they're preparing to infiltrate Darth Vader's Castle on Mustafar! That's the premise of Crimson Reign #4, written by Charles Soule, which is the fourth of five issues in the mini-series detailing Qi'ra's plan to strike against the Sith as she leads Crimson Dawn in the period in-between The [...]
Eight ways the Obi-Wan Kenobi series adds to the experience of watching A New Hope and the rest of the original trilogy
Now that the Obi-Wan Kenobi series has concluded, let's take a look at some of the many ways in which it adds to our understanding of the original trilogy. Watching these films now, in the wake of this series, carries more depth and weight, and that's a high compliment to Deborah Chow and the creatives [...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi series review: The Skywalker Saga gains a new chapter as Kenobi nails the emotional beats
When The Rise of Skywalker was released in 2019, it was billed as being the final installment of the Skywalker Saga, the pillar of Star Wars storytelling for over four decades. And while it remains true that it's the final episodic film, it wasn't the last chapter to be released from the saga. That distinction [...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi Part 6 review!
The Obi-Wan Kenobi event series has come to an end, and it did so with one of the best hours of Star Wars that has ever been created. Building on not only the previous five episodes but the entire Skywalker saga, the finale delivered tons of action and emotion, combined with stellar performances and moments [...]
Obi-Wan Kenobi Part 3 review!
The first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi premiered last Friday, and five days later the third chapter was released! The final three episodes will release over the next three Wednesdays, and it's crazy to think that we're already halfway through this epic series - but it's clear there's a whole lot left to explore. The [...]
So is the Grand Inquisitor really dead?
The biggest surprise that came in the first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi, at least for a certain segment of Star Wars fans, came at the end of episode two when Reva, the Third Sister, turned on the Grand Inquisitor and drove her lightsaber right though his gut. She left him for dead, wanting to [...]
Everything you need to know about the Inquisitors before Obi-Wan Kenobi!
The upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series will see the iconic Jedi Master face off against his former pupil, the formidable Sith Lord Darth Vader, but he will also face off with plenty of other villains who wield red lightsabers. These villains, glimpsed in the trailers for the show, are making their live-action debuts, meaning that they [...]
Deborah Chow confirms a significant moment will take place in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series that fans have been wondering about
One thing many Star Wars fans have wondered in the lead-up to the highly-anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi series is whether we'll see the Jedi Master actually learn that Darth Vader is still alive. Some might think it's obvious that Kenobi knows this, but remember that the last time he saw Anakin Skywalker he left him for [...]