Star Wars

Article Archive

Republic Era

Imperial Era

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
    • Having caught Solo in theaters, we take a look at the film and find out if it's an essential prequel or just more filler background noise.
  • Star Wars: Rebels
    • We diverge from the standard cast of characters, the usual people showing up every time, to look at a different crew working on their own in the time between the fall of the Republic and the rise of the Rebellion.
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • A dive into the first of what Disney has pitched as "Star Wars Stories", interquels that flesh out the background of the galaxy far, far away.
  • Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope
    • With the Death Star completed, we take a dive into the film that launched the series, a rousing movie about good vs. evil and about how a plucky band of rebels could defeat the greatest weapon in the cosmos.
  • Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
    • A dive of the darkest, and arguably best, of the classic films, with 100% more Empire being the baddes dudes in the land.
  • Star Wars, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
    • A pass through the final film in the classic trilogy, now with so many damn space bears.
  • The Mandalorian
    • We follow the adventures of a bounty hunter, the Mandalorian, as he protects a young baby from the evils of the universe.

First Order Era

  • Star Wars: Resistance
    • In the lead up to the next trilogy, a group of teens join the Republic to fight for Force and System. But there are glimmers of a new, evil threat on the horizon, and these student soldiers may have to grow up fast if they're going to help stop the coming First Order.
  • Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens
    • A planned dive of the relaunch of the Star Wars, now under the directorial eye of J.J. Abrams.
  • Star Wars, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  • Star Wars, Episode XI: The Rise of Skywalker
    • This last part of the final big trilogy of the series, this movie finds the Rebellion on the ropes as they take on an old threat one last time: Emperor Palpatine.

Further Reading

  • Darths and Droids: We take a dive into the webcomic mash-up of Star Wars and Dungeons and Dragons.
  • Spaceballs: Mel Brooks comes at us with this beloved comedy direectly riffing on the classic saga. But does the film really hold up all these years later?
  • Troopers (2011): This samusing little web-series from College Humor does a pretty good job of parodying the main series, although it's not without its flaws.
  • We're Going to War! Star War!: A discussion on the internal stagnant nature of the world of Star Wars and how the technology, religion, and even worlds of the universe hardly ever seem to change after decades (even thousands of years).
  • 6 Reasons the Emperor Isn't the Villain of Star Wars (But Someone Else Was): A tongue-in-cheek article about who the real villain of Star Wars really was.
  • Trooper and Jawa: A amusing thought we had for a different kind of Star Wars show.
  • Savi's Workshop at Galaxy's Edge: A dive through the build process for making your own lightsaber.

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