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…

Star Wars: Rebels – Steps into Shadow

On Saturday, Rebels returned for its third season with the hour long “Steps into Shadow.”  To say the premiere, debuting on Rebels’ new night, was highly anticipated is an understatement, as expectations and excitement were both boosted insanely high by the reveal at Star Wars Celebration Europe that the old Expanded Universe villain, Grand Admiral…

Star Wars: Rebels – Legends of the Lasat

For much of the second season of Rebels, the show has adopted a serialized approach to telling the stories of our heroes aboard the Ghost.  In the first part of the season, we even had a two episode story arc which served as an introductory vessel for Captain Rex and the rest of the clone…

Star Wars: Rebels – Relics of the Old Republic

“Relics of the Old Republic,” continues the story begun in “The Lost Commanders,” starting in media res shortly after the destruction of the Imperial probe droid.  It exchanges the beautiful horizon based shots of the clones’ tank against a blue sky and salt flat-like surface with the claustrophobic confines of a blinding sandstorm.  In both…