Riffing on Star Wars: #30 – Yesterday’s Yoda

Since The Empire Strikes Back, Jedi Master Yoda has been one of the most identified characters of Star Wars.  From his playful introduction as a classical fool to Luke Skywalker to Skywalker’s sage mentor in the ways of the Force, Yoda’s instructions have permeated the very fabric of what the franchise means to many fans. …

Riffing on Star Wars: #22 – I am no Jedi.

For fans of The Clone Wars the season finale of Rebels’ second season ended in the fan equivalent of high octane adrenaline being injected straight into the heart. Why?  It brought together master and apprentice, Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano.  Their friendship and partnership was a driving force throughout the The Clone Wars series and…

The Women of Disney’s Star Wars

On April 7, the first trailer for the first non-sequential Star Wars film, Rogue One, was released to great fanfare.  Focused on the main character Jyn Erso, played by Felicity Jones, and the trailer featured her recruitment by the Rebel Alliance to uncover and stop the Empire’s new super weapon.  The trailer is just over…