The Visual Storytelling of The Force Awakens

Warning: The following post is replete with spoilers for The Force Awakens. One of the chief complaints which initially arose following the premiere of The Force Awakens was a distinct lack of answers.  What was the First Order? Why did it exist?  What’s the Resistance versus the New Republic? If there is one thing which…

Star Wars: Rebels – A Princess on Lothal

The debut of Star Wars: Rebels signified several things.  It was the first major animation work by the team behind The Clone Wars after the purchase of Lucasfilm by Disney, and perhaps in an effort to differentiate the two series, it was set decades ahead of that show and only a few years before A…