Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Vader Duel Is Anakin Skywalker at His Pettiest

Alright Anakin, we get it, calm down.Screenshot: Lucasfilm Darth Vader is star Wars‘ ultimate villain. We’ve always known that, but the revived era of the franchise has dug deep into Vader as a character beyond his iconography to re-establish why we’re fascinated with him, why we’re so scared of him, and why we ultimately invest … Read more

Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2

[ Obi Wan Kenobiimage: Lucasfilm There’s a moment early on in the first episode of Obi Wan Kenobi‘s two-part premiere that, while an astute observation about how the Jedi work as characters, seems explicitly designed to be an explanation for why everything happens the way it does: Reva, the Sith Inquisitor known as Third Sister … Read more

Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary: ​​A Life Altering Milestone

A crop of Drew Struzan’s poster for Attack of the Clones.image: Lucasfilm My life changed drastically the day I first saw Attack of the Clones. It was the first day the film opened, May 16, 2002, and I’d been awake a long time. The day before, May 15, I spent over 12 hours outside of … Read more