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The Biggest Mistake Disney Made With the New Star Wars

I would say that the dust surrounding The Last Jedi has settled, but I am not entirely sure that this is true.  As I was preparing some other things I wanted to write about The Last Jedi, it suddenly dawned … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Princess Leia’s Character

*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*     I want to talk about the tragedy of Princess Leia’s character.  No, I am not talking about the fact that she Force flies in space.  Nor am I talking about the fact that she will not be … Continue reading

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Killing Sacred Cows: The Last Jedi’s Portrayal of Luke Skywalker

Oh, this post is about The Last Jedi and Jane Eyre.  Spoilers for both.     *SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS* Almost a year ago, I addressed the Reywalker theory (the theory that Rey was Luke Skywalker’s son) by explaining the only way that … Continue reading

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Star Wars Thoughts: Were Rey’s Parents Ever Really That Important?

Needless to say… *SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*     There is a lot of anger in the fandom now because of the killing of Snoke and the revelation of Rey’s parents. I can’t speak too much to the idea that Snoke was killed, … Continue reading

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Let the Past Die: The Last Jedi and Mourning the Star Wars Films We Will Never See

Let the past die.  Kill it, if you have to.  It’s the only way to become what you were meant to be. Kylo Ren speaking to Rey We are what they grow beyond. Force Ghost Yoda speaking to Luke I … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoiler Reactions

I am not calling this a review, because I need to see the movie again before I can actually review it.  Part of that is I need to actually see the movie for what it is, without comparing it to … Continue reading

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Charlie Chaplin Director Series: The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush is a Charlie Chaplin film about a prospector (the tramp) who travels up to Alaska to search for gold.  He experiences many dangers before eventually becoming rich and finding love. The Gold Rush actually exists in two … Continue reading

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