Star Wars Ring Theory: A Good Intro

This podcast is a really great, easy to understand, and short overview of the main idea behind the Star Wars Ring Theory (the actual article for which is probably longer than you care to read unless you’re at least as Continue reading Star Wars Ring Theory: A Good Intro

Jar Jar Talk

It’s time to talk about Jar Jar. Often held up as a rallying cry for all those who hate and deny the prequels, Jar Jar is nonetheless one of the more interesting characters in Star Wars. One of the biggest Continue reading Jar Jar Talk

Theme in The Phantom Menace and Attack of The Clones

The Phantom Menace is a very strong movie in terms of theme. It explores duality and symbiosis with almost every element of the story. “Always two there are.” Two main Jedi characters. Two Sith characters. Padme’s two personas of the Continue reading Theme in The Phantom Menace and Attack of The Clones

The Star Wars Prequels Are NOT About Anakin Skywalker

You may find the Prequels hard to like, in part, because they are structurally and tonally different from Episodes 4-6. I think that viewing Episodes 1-3 as an extended “flashback” helps with this because it places them inside a framework Continue reading The Star Wars Prequels Are NOT About Anakin Skywalker