Star Wars

  • Why ‘Chapter 2: The Child’ is The Mandalorian’s Best Episode

    In the lead-up to The Mandalorian airing, we were expecting a very different show than the one we received. Star Wars’ first foray into live-action television was presumed to be a wholly serialised affair, but the structure of the season turned out to be anything but. The first three...
  • Planets I Want to Explore in the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Sequel

    Star Wars video games give us the means to explore the amazing planets that the franchise has to offer in ways that the movies, and now TV series, never can. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was a wonderful example of this and simply reconnoitering the environments of the game...
  • Ranking Every Star Wars Opening Shot

    Everyone knows the now iconic opening to the Star Wars movies, with John Williams’ incredible score accompanying three paragraphs of crawling text designed to set up the following couple of hours of space-set action and adventure. Watching the films constantly since a young age, these crawls are seared into...
  • Why the Umbara Arc is the Peak of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    With the glorious and unexpected return of Star Wars: The Clone Wars for a seventh and final season, over the past few months I’ve been rewatching the excellent animated series that fleshed out and radically improved the prequel era of storytelling. It’s taken me back to when I first...
  • The Potential of Star Wars: The High Republic

    With ‘The Skywalker Saga’ concluded (for the third time), the future of Star Wars on the big screen is a mystery. After a short break, the galaxy far, far away is set to return to the big screen with some unknown tale in December of 2022 but the films...
  • Even More Made in Dreams, Pure Geek

    Ben explores what has been done with some geekier franchises in Dreams and if they can live up to their movie, game or comic counterparts. Explored are Dreams by R_KingDaddy, bluerabbit27, Mystical_Vortex_ and finally corleonehitman. Hit me up if you’ve any Dreams you want to share @nova_47 on twitter...
  • Will The Mandalorian Answer The Force Awakens’ Biggest Unanswered Mystery?

    Be warned, the following article contains spoilers for The Mandalorian. Although, if you haven’t watched it at this point, what are doing? Yeah, it may not be available in the strictest legal sense in most places around the world but come on. There are alternative ways to watch the...
  • Could The Star Wars Rogue One Prequel TV Series Also Be A Solo Sequel?

    Whereas The Mandalorian in its first season could explore a fresh chapter in the ever-expanding saga of Star Wars, the upcoming Rogue One prequel series – focusing on Cassian Andor’s cloak-and-dagger activities for the Rebellion – is quite the opposite. The time period between the prequel trilogy and the...
  • Characters I Want to Appear in the Upcoming Star Wars Cassian Andor Series

    It’s been a couple of weeks since the first season of The Mandalorian concluded and proved, both to us the audience and Disney themselves, that live-action Star Wars television could work. Well, it concluded if you’re lucky enough to live somewhere with Disney+, and if not then the season...