Thursday, May 23 2002
So in a post-September 11th world replete with conflicts from Afghanistan to continuous Palestinian-Israeli disputes, the lines between good and evil often seem blurry, and the cut-and-dry antics of galactic warriors instill a sense of hope, a realization of what morality should be. Who would've thought that the likes of Yoda, Obi Wan Kenobi and Chewbacca would serve as heroes for a celluloid generation whose sense of a world order would become crystal clear as a result of a few fictional characters?"
Tuesday, May 14 2002
There are so very many characters playing central roles in the second half of the series, and accounting for all of their geneses is tricky indeed.
Monday, October 11 2010
Episode II is remembered by fans more for its awful dialogue and confusing action sequences than the mythological nuance of the Padme/Anakin romance, the corruption of Count Dooku, or Obi Wan's sweet beard-mullet combo.
Thursday, August 12 2010
In the final analysis, the Star Wars prequels are a lovingly created, intricately woven story which attempts to sidle up to its predecessor by affecting a lightness that comes off more haphazard than whimsical. Careful planning and creative stall are both evident in the finished product.