The Clone Wars

  • Silence in Star Wars

    The Star Wars franchise has some of the most famous sound effects and music ever produced, so it’s a bold choice whenever it instead embraces silence. It’s surprising how often John Williams’ iconic music disappears from the films to allow the sound design to tell the story, whether the...
  • Revisiting the Star Wars: The Clone Wars Movie

    It seems with every Star Wars film released, the fanbase grows increasingly divided. But through the torrent of discord and disjunction there’s been one shining light that’s unified every Star Wars fan for the past decade or so: The Clone Wars. The animated series has become beloved by fans...
  • Why ‘The Disappeared’ is the Hidden Gem of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    “Wisdom is born in fools as well as wise men”. It was a joy to watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars finally receive the conclusion it deserved with the long-awaited seventh and final season airing on Disney+ earlier this year. But it wasn’t the first time we thought we...
  • The Potential of Star Wars: The Bad Batch

    After the brilliant conclusion of The Clone Wars a couple of months ago, we all knew that an announcement for the next animated Star Wars show was incoming, but what it ended up being was a complete surprise. Rumours surrounding a Star Wars: Rebels sequel series have been percolating...
  • 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...
  • My Hopes For The Disney+ Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

    A few months ago, I speculated what the third live-action Disney+ Star Wars series would be and we certainly didn’t have to wait long to find out. This past August at D23, Kathleen Kennedy and Ewan McGregor took to the stage to announce an as-of-yet untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi series...
  • Predicting the Story of Star Wars: The Mandalorian

    This December, Star Wars: Episode 9 looks to be the last Star Wars film released for the next couple of years as the space action moves to television with the release of The Mandalorian on Disney’s upcoming streaming service Disney+. Little but a cast list is known about the...
  • More ideas on what the new animated Star Wars show should be

    With Rebels a huge success for Lucasfilm Animation, just like The Clone Wars before it, it makes sense that a new animated Star Wars show is on the horizon. Here are four of my ideas on what the new show could be: Now this is incredibly unlikely but I...
  • What should the new animated Star Wars show be?

    Star Wars Rebels moved into its third season with one major change. It wasn’t a change that was visible onscreen but rather a behind the scenes shake up which presents interesting possibilities for the future of Star Wars animation. Dave Filoni who was Supervising Director of the hit animated...