Anticipation was running high for this episode. Yet how on Earth could you deliver an epic face-off between Maul and Kenobi, where the stakes are so high and yet both are not the swordmasters they once were. All in 20 minutes. Well, deliver it surely did. Continue reading “Rebels Twin Suns: Spoiler Review”
The year 2016 is almost drawing to a close. Some of us have just had their New Year’s Eve turn to New Year, for others it is still a few hours away. Let’s look a back just a few minutes to see what 2016 brought onto the pages of Clone Corridor.
Carrie Fisher’s depiction of Leia Organa has been central to much of Star Wars. She put so much of herself into that role. Clone Corridor posted about Leia frequently, here are some of the stories we ran.
Was it good? Was it great? Was it a Vader slash-fest? Yes! Yes! No! I won’t spoil more but I have lots more to say!
So here I am, four merlot’s, later awaiting the local premiere of Rogue One : A Star Wars Story. Why am I here and what do I expect? A fan’s tale.
I have coloured my ‘Facebook cover’ pitch black today as an expression of the darkness that Aleppo’s fall exudes. As my profile picture there I have taken this shot of Darth vader, the tragic villain, because of the story this picture tells us. Continue reading “Picture This 1. The Tragic Darth Vader”
It is one of the few gut-wrenching scenes of The Force Awakens and it resonates across the six previous films … the fateful meeting of a Parent, a Child and Death.
I have argued in several places that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is very much a Prequel-Sequel. This is reflected in the style of establishing shots we’ve seen in the trailers as well as in the thematics of characterizing characters. But also the political controversy is part of Rogue One’s Prequel heritage.
When we compare two trailers, one of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens and another of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story we can find some striking similarities and differences that tell us something about the new era of Star Wars.
Probably the most iconic actor in the cast of Rogue One is Forest Whitaker playing Saw Gerrera. What do we know of Saw from the on-screen universe? And what might that tell us about what he has become? Continue reading “Saw Gerrera and Rogue One”