The Clone Wars: Eleven cool easter eggs, tie-ins, and parallels to other Star Wars media from “Old Friends Not Forgotten”

The Clone Wars: Eleven cool easter eggs, tie-ins, and parallels to other Star Wars media from “Old Friends Not Forgotten”

The most recent episode of The Clone Wars, "Old Friends Not Forgotten," was not only the best chapter of the series, but it also contained many parallels to other Star Wars media. I don't pretend to include them all here, but I've compiled eleven easter eggs, tie-ins, and parallels that offer nice connections with other [...]

Breaking down the new shots from Amazon’s special look at The Rise of Skywalker

Breaking down the new shots from Amazon’s special look at The Rise of Skywalker

Amazon recently released a special look at The Rise of Skywalker, and the video takes a look back at the saga from a behind-the-scenes perspective. There are interviews with J.J. Abrams, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac, and these include interviews both old and new. The video is intended to [...]

The Rise of Skywalker TV spot confirms an awesome role for R2-D2!!!

The Rise of Skywalker TV spot confirms an awesome role for R2-D2!!!

In the leadup to The Rise of Skywalker, we have seen a ton of C-3PO, as he seems to play a pivotal role in the film's plotline. But the same hasn't been true of R2-D2, who though glimpsed occasionally, hasn't really received much of a focus whatsoever. That doesn't mean he'll just be sidelined entirely, [...]

Poe Dameron gets a new orange X-Wing in The Rise of Skywalker… with R2-D2?

Poe Dameron gets a new orange X-Wing in The Rise of Skywalker… with R2-D2?

In The Rise of Skywalker, Poe Dameron has a new X-Wing. This is needed, since Black One was destroyed in The Last Jedi. But Poe's new fighter is painted orange, and I think it looks awesome. We got our first look at it in one of the new items available to purchase on Triple Force [...]

The Rey “Age of Resistance” issue shows some incredible and touching conversations between Rey and Leia

The Rey “Age of Resistance” issue shows some incredible and touching conversations between Rey and Leia

The Age of Resistance comic issue about Rey is far from my favorite in the series, but it nonetheless featured what might just be my favorite moment from these Age of Resistance issues. Let's take a look at a summary of the issue, then I'll dive into my review. SUMMARY: The issue ends with a [...]

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: “Duel of the Droids” review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: “Duel of the Droids” review

With excitement building over the coming release of a seventh season of The Clone Wars in 2019, we’re taking a look back at each episode of the first six seasons – doing so in chronological order.  Today, we’re looking at the tenth eleventh chronologically, the seventh episode of season one, titled “Duel of the Droids." SUMMARY: [...]

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: “Downfall of a Droid” review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: “Downfall of a Droid” review

With excitement building over the coming release of a seventh season of The Clone Wars in 2019, we’re taking a look back at each episode of the first six seasons – doing so in chronological order.  Today, we’re looking at the tenth episode chronologically, the sixth episode of season one, titled “Downfall of a Droid.” SUMMARY: [...]

Jimmy Vee indicates that R2-D2 has wrapped filming for Star Wars: Episode IX!

Jimmy Vee indicates that R2-D2 has wrapped filming for Star Wars: Episode IX!

One of the most significant characters in the Star Wars universe has wrapped filming for Episode IX.  Jimmy Vee took to twitter on Monday to suggest that R2-D2 is done. https://twitter.com/realjimmyvee/status/1094965733983948800 That seems to be an indication that the iconic droid has wrapped on the final film of the Skywalker saga.  Jimmy Vee played R2 [...]

Breaking down the second batch of Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures shorts – and they’re even better than the first group!

Breaking down the second batch of Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures shorts – and they’re even better than the first group!

In early December, several new Galaxy of Adventures shorts were released on the Star Wars Kids Youtube channel.  I watched them at the time, but for whatever reason I didn't get around to writing about them until now. But here's the reality: these shorts are absolutely amazing.  Seriously, they're great.  If you haven't seen them [...]