Seriously, what’s the point?
There’s a scene in the movie that is clearly intended to get a big audience reaction, but from my experience, it didn’t. Why not?
Star Wars: Rebels’ season finale featured the exploration of Malachor, the return of Darth Maul, and a battle against three inquisitors, but for much of the fandom, the highlight was always going to be Ahsoka Tano. Formerly the young Padawan of Anakin Skywalker in The Clone Wars, Ahsoka made her return to the Star Wars universe early on in Rebels’ second season, and…
The trend of bringing culturally-significant franchises back to screens via reboots that fit within the established canon has created a dilemma: How do you balance originality and fan service?
Back in 1983, Star Wars fanatics everywhere lined up for Return of the Jedi, their expectations through the roof for the next installment in the series. It was a satisfying sequel overall, but one element rubbed a lot of people the wrong way: the repetition of the Death Star storyline.
As we count down the days until Star Wars returns to theaters, it’s difficult not to flash back to 1999 when we all felt this same anticipation for The Phantom Menace.
Did you enjoy your weekend in this absolutely gorgeous weather? Because I spent the entire thing inside watching the Star Wars Celebration live stream on YouTube. I’m sure a lot of you were aware of the Star Wars Celebration stream, where the Force Awakens panel was broadcast live and the newest trailer premiered. But if you’re a…