In the Star Wars trilogy, Anakin has most of his limbs severed and is thrown into a raging river of lava by his best friend, and Padmé? Padmé dies of a broken heart?
When the president of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy announced there will be more than 10 Star Wars shows and films coming out, she declared that popular culture is a space of diversity. All stories can and should be told simultaneously and adjacently.
‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Is a Lightsaber Duel between Good and Evil, Past and Present, Authenticity and Greed
The Rise of Skywalker has been trumpeted as the last in the Skywalker saga. But with Disney's and this trilogy's annoying tendency to resurrect, it may never end.
The third installment to the Star Wars trilogy, The Rise of Skywalker, has us wondering. Is this trilogy about creating memories? Or is it simply an act of remembrance?
Neoliberalism offers the illusion of choice. The triumph of geek culture is an illusion of triumph; it's just another way to be bought—and to like it. A critique of A.D. Jameson's I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing.
After the vitriolic fan backlash to Star Wars: The Last Jedi and the financial failure of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars needs saving. Here are some ideas on how to do that without invoking the help of The Force.
In Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi, politics becomes class politics. More explicitly, The Last Jedi is about working-class resistance.