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 [...]

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 [...]

Darth Vader #6 shows the Sith Lord punished… and re-living his lowest moment

Darth Vader #6 shows the Sith Lord punished… and re-living his lowest moment

I'm a little bit behind on these write-ups about the Star Wars comics, but currently the Darth Vader comic series is exploring the Sith Lord in-between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Written by Greg Pak, the first arc of the series saw Vader investigating Padmé Amidala's death and how she gave [...]

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 [...]