Breaking News
Home » Tag Archives: Luke Skywalker

Tag Archives: Luke Skywalker

The Last Jedi and Me

In the weeks since I shared my first impressions of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Episode VIII has become the most divisive film in the Star Wars canon. Professional reviewers, who tend to prioritize the acting and themes in a film, have overwhelmingly praised the way director Rian Johnson deconstructs Star Wars tropes and subverts expectations. By contrast, fans, who ...

Read More »

Star Wars Menu: “Ménage à Millennium”

Star Wars Menu: “Ménage à Millennium” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar I’m imagining the Millennium Falcon household consisting of three people for awhile, in a sort of cozy, cooperative alliance. Pair it with the Yoda Pods from last week if you need to feed four people. Although the recipe is presented in three parts, one person can easily put it all ...

Read More »

Revisiting the Star Wars Radio Drama

Revisiting the Star Wars Radio Drama by Dom Nardi After I saw Star Wars: A New Hope for the first time, I asked my grandfather if he had seen the movie yet. He told me he had not and generally avoided movies with lots of special effects and unrealistic action scenes. Unfortunately, my grandfather passed away before I could convince ...

Read More »

Star Wars: Heir to the Jedi Sneak Preview

On Tuesday, March 3rd, LucasBooks (now under the umbrella of Disney) will release the third novel in the new rebooted Star Wars canon. Heir of the Jedi is set between the events of Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope and Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and as is evident from the title it focuses on Luke Skywalker and his struggle ...

Read More »

Star Wars Inspired: “Mentor”

Mentor by John Evans Against the shade, Like a golden beacon, You led me through, The perilous night, I embarked on to, Inscribe my name, On destiny’s carven monument- And though I toiled, Hard and long, Often without, A shred of purpose, Your patient hand, Bour my soul, From hell’s tempestuous Odyssey. If in days, Which are to come, Wise ...

Read More »

Star Wars Rumor Roundup #1!

Let’s face it: the closer we get to the release of Episode VII the more rumors we’re going to bombarded with, both plausible and outlandish. Let’s start this installment of the Rumor Roundup with something that just makes you go “WTF?!” Bleeding Cool reports that one of the new characters in Episode VII will be a “mixed race or black” ...

Read More »

Star Wars – Two Origin Films Confirmed, and Hamill Starts Training

Recently, I reported on initial rumors surrounding the upcoming origin films for Star Wars following the release of Episode VII in 2015. Today (well, actually back in February) comes confirmation that both Han Solo and Boba Fett will the first to get their own movies. The Han Solo film is said to take place between, Episode III: Revenge of the ...

Read More »

Review: "Incognito" by John Jackson Miller

Although this short story is only five pages long, “Incognito” is a very pleasant prequel to the upcoming Kenobi novel that leaves you begging for more. Told from the point of view of Dewell Bronk, a political refugee from Coruscant after Emperor Palpatine’s rise to power and Anakin Skywalker’s transformation into Darth Vader, it sets the tone for Jackson’s book ...

Read More »

Star Wars: Crucible Excerpt Now Online

Star Wars: Crucible Excerpt Now Online by Michelle Lawhorn Earlier this week we brought you an excerpt from the upcoming book “Kenobi” by John Jackson Miller. Now how about the first FIFTY-NINE pages of the upcoming “Star Wars: Crucible” by Troy Denning? The book will be released on July 9, 2013 and tell an all-new tale of Luke and Leia ...

Read More »