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”
This week in Star Wars has been super exciting and OMG we cannot believe that the World Premiere has happened yesterday already! It is still 4 days to go until the UK Premiere so, in the meantime, let’s just dig … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up
It is unbelievable but it is only 10 days till the Rogue One premiere in the UK!!! The biggest news this week are of course the interviews of the Rogue One cast and director. It includes an interview of Gareth Edwards, … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up
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.
The beginning of this month saw not only the slow ramping up of publicity for Rogue One, but also the release of Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel, a prequel-novel, by James Luceno. This post will be hald review, half discussion and although … Continue reading Catalyst, Oppenheimer and the Necessity for Choice
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”
This week has been filled with lots of Star Wars news so let us just get straight to them! Our cover this week features the known-to-date cast of the upcoming Han Solo Anthology Film to which, as we all found out … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up
It’s about a month till Rogue One will start hitting cinema screens and we are bringing back our Weekly Round-Ups because this week has been filled with very very important events and news not only in the Star Wars world but … Continue reading Weekly Round-Up