Daisy Ridley talks about the process of deciding Rey’s family in the Star Wars sequel trilogy

Daisy Ridley talks about the process of deciding Rey’s family in the Star Wars sequel trilogy

Earlier in September, Daisy Ridley was interviewed by Josh Gad on the Jimmy Kimmel Show, talking about what she's been up to but also talking a bit about Star Wars. You can check out the whole interview here, and it's just really great to hear from Ridley again, but the relevant portion for our purposes [...]

Tragically, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka were separated from Anakin at the moment he needed them most

Tragically, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka were separated from Anakin at the moment he needed them most

In one of the most significant arcs of The Clone Wars, the season three story on Mortis, Obi-Wan Kenobi tells Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano that, "We'll be fine, as long as we stay together." It wound up being a foreboding statement in that arc, as the trio was separated on Mortis and things went [...]

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Siege of Mandalore: “Shattered” review!

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Siege of Mandalore: “Shattered” review!

In the penultimate episode of the Siege of Mandalore and The Clone Wars as a whole, we run concurrent with the events of Revenge of the Sith - in heartbreaking fashion. It is another masterpiece of an episode, and even though there's still one episode left, I feel confident saying it's among the very best [...]

The Clone Wars: Eight easter eggs, tie-ins, and other parallels to Star Wars media from “The Phantom Apprentice”

The Clone Wars: Eight easter eggs, tie-ins, and other parallels to Star Wars media from “The Phantom Apprentice”

Last week I took a look at some of the connections and parallels with the first episode of the Siege of Mandalore arc, and I thought I'd do it again this week. I'm sure I'm missing tons of parallels and easter eggs, but here are eight that I noticed. 1. Timeline within Revenge of the [...]

That scene between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ahsoka Tano is heartbreaking for so many reasons

That scene between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ahsoka Tano is heartbreaking for so many reasons

*Spoilers are ahead for "The Phantom Apprentice* In "Old Friends Not Forgotten," the relationship between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ahsoka Tano appeared a bit frosty, and understandably so. But in "The Phantom Apprentice," Ahsoka Tano speaks with Obi-Wan Kenobi one more time, and it's a far more heart-felt, and heart-wrenching, conversation.  It's a heartbreaking scene, and [...]

Apparently J.J. Abrams considered bringing Palpatine back in The Force Awakens

Apparently J.J. Abrams considered bringing Palpatine back in The Force Awakens

At Star Wars Celebration last year, when it was first revealed that Sheev Palpatine would be returning in The Rise of Skywalker, Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy said that the idea had been in the works for a long time. Apparently a recent interview that Roger Guyett, the film's visual effects supervisor, did with Cinefex revealed [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Allegiant General Pryde was loyal to Palpatine all along

The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Allegiant General Pryde was loyal to Palpatine all along

One of the most significant new characters introduced in The Rise of Skywalker was Allegiant General Pryde, a brand new officer in the First Order. The film pits Pryde against General Hux, while also making it clear that Pryde outranked Hux in the First Order hierarchy. But after Supreme Leader Kylo Ren turned back to [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization explains how Palpatine copied the secret to immorality from Plagueis… and that Luke thought it was a lie

The Rise of Skywalker novelization explains how Palpatine copied the secret to immorality from Plagueis… and that Luke thought it was a lie

One of the very interesting aspects of The Rise of Skywalker novelization, written by Rae Carson, was how it explained further Palpatine's return. I'll be writing about this more in-depth soon, but today I want to focus on this aspect of it: Darth Plagueis's secret to immortality was finally revealed! But first, let me ask [...]

The top seven scenes The Rise of Skywalker novelization featured that weren’t in the film

The top seven scenes The Rise of Skywalker novelization featured that weren’t in the film

The Rise of Skywalker novelization was recently released, and author Rae Carson did an incredible job at capturing the film in writing, while adding tons of fun details, helpful insights, and exciting answers. It's a great read, and I highly recommend it. I'll be breaking down plenty of stuff from it in the coming days, [...]

Twelve things we learned from The Skywalker Legacy documentary about the making of The Rise of Skywalker!

Twelve things we learned from The Skywalker Legacy documentary about the making of The Rise of Skywalker!

The Rise of Skywalker released early on digital home media, and with it came lots of bonus content! Most prominently was a feature-length documentary, The Skywalker Legacy, focusing on the making of the film, with a recognition of the saga that came before it. I am utterly fascinated by the making of Star Wars films [...]