Star Wars: Rebels – Shroud of Darkness

Regret is not a theme commonly associated with the Star Wars universe, though it was present in the earliest exploration of the franchise.  One can hear it in Alec Guiness’ expertly delivered lines as he tells Luke Skywalker of his mistaken belief that he believed himself capable of training Anakin’s father on his own.  Almost…

Star Wars: Rebels – The Honorable Ones

In 1985, Dennis Quaid and Louis Gossett, Jr., found themselves marooned on an alien planet where they were forced to rely on each other to survive.  Also, Gossett was an alien and the two hated each other courtesy of a galactic war between humans and Gossett’s alien race.  Enemy Mine took the plot point of…

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…

Star Wars: Rebels – Blood Sisters

Star Wars: Rebels is an ensemble show, there is no one main character, but several main characters who share time as the focus of the program.  Yes, some get a bit more time than others, namely Ezra Bridger, who often serves as a ‘point of view’ or POV character for the younger viewers, but especially…