How the endings of the three prequel films show George Lucas’s subtle genius

How the endings of the three prequel films show George Lucas’s subtle genius

George Lucas is a brilliant storyteller. That's not a controversial statement, but I want to mention one aspect of that here that I think has often gone overlooked. And it pertains to the way each of the three prequel films end. In his subtle genius, Lucas subverts our natural thoughts and feelings by suggesting there's [...]

Ranking the five best Star Wars documentaries ever made!

Ranking the five best Star Wars documentaries ever made!

There are a great many things that Star Wars is known for. But one that people don't often think about is the fantastic documentaries that have accompanied the saga. In fact, a couple of these documentaries, which look at the making-of certain films, are widely considered gold standards not just amongst Star Wars but amongst [...]

Darth Vader #3 is a prequel-lover’s dream, as Darth Vader returns to Naboo to investigate Padmé’s death

Darth Vader #3 is a prequel-lover’s dream, as Darth Vader returns to Naboo to investigate Padmé’s death

The comic industry experienced quite a bit of delays over the last several months due to COVID-19, but on Wednesday the current Darth Vader Marvel series resumed, with issue #3 dropping. This is actually the third major Darth Vader comic series released in recent years, following Kieron Gillan's Star Wars: Darth Vader (set in-between A [...]

The 12 panels I’m most excited for at Star Wars Celebration!

The 12 panels I’m most excited for at Star Wars Celebration!

We're just a couple of weeks away from perhaps the most anticipated Star Wars Celebration ever, which will be taking place from April 11-15 in Chicago.  We'll get new information and announcements about a variety of subjects, as well as our first look at Star Wars shows, games, parks - and, oh yeah, a certain [...]