In fiction, paternal characters are everywhere (from Obi-Wan to Qui-Gon to Yoda), but there is a lack of strong maternal ones, especially in video games. It is a huge credit to Obsidian to create Kreia, a character that is strong, wise, and cunning, with nary the sense of cheesecake or fanservice...
Attack of the Clones premiered in May of 2002. The events in this film take place ten years after The Phantom Menace. Anakin is now an angsty 19 year old Jedi apprentice and Padme is a senator that hasn't aged at all. There is a plot to kill Padme so Anakin and Obi-Wan are sent by Palpatine to protect her. Events… »
The legends say that on May 19th 1999 there was a great disturbance in the Force. It was like tens of thousands of voices crying out in unison "What the f*@k is this?!" This was the entirely appropriate response of Star Wars fans to seeing The Phantom Menace. How else does one react when seeing Jake Lloyd as Darth… »
The birthday card I made for my friend. Shame my making this card and that most recent "What are you Making?" post didn't line up better. This would feel way less self-indulgent if it was part of that larger whole. Oh well… »
There might have been a bunch of publicity for Lucasfilm Animation's upcoming Star Wars Rebels lately, but let's not forget - The Clone Wars is returning on Netflix for one last bow soon, and here's our first proper look at The Lost Missions. »
During its infancy, Star Wars consisted of two fantastic films that were chock full of fun space opera tropes: galaxy-spanning empires, laser swords, space battles and countless aliens, to name a few. Return of the Jedi was expected to continue the tradition, but it let many of us down when we learned that the final… »
One of the loudest and most raucous debates that goes on in Star Wars fandom is the merits of the Expanded Universe and whether it should be continued over into cinematic canon via Episode VII or not. Some fans want favorites like Mara Jade, Grand Admiral Thrawn, and Jaina Solo to appear in the new movies, while others … »
Lately there's been a lot of controversy about the future of Star Wars' Expanded Universe, and what this portends for J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan's Episode VII. It's pretty clear that the events of the upcoming trilogy (plus the one-shot spin-offs about Boba Fett and other characters) will likely upend a lot of the … »