Obi-Wan Kenobi

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “You’ve made mistakes, we all did. The past. Move on, be done with it. You couldn’t save Anakin. But you can save her.” Obi-Wan Kenobi, aired in 2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi lives on Tatooine, keeping an eye on young Luke Skywalker and his family. Jedis are still being hunted by inquisitors — a Jedi asks […]

The Book of Boba Fett (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “You can only get so far without a tribe.” The Book of Boba Fett season 1, aired in 2021-22 Boba Fett is setting himself up as Daimyo on Tatooine, succeeding Bib Fortuna who succeeded Jabba the Hutt. He wants to rule by respect, not fear. His friend Fennec Shand is with him, as are […]

The Mandalorian (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “‘There’s no such thing as an abandoned Sarlacc pit.’ ‘There is if you eat the Sarlacc.’” The Mandalorian season 2, aired in 2020 The Mandalorian is attempting to take the child to others of its kind. In order to do that, he’s looking for other Mandalorians to help him. He hears about one on […]

The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special

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{4.5/5} “‘Death Star 2 feels kind of… derivative.’ ‘Mmm hmm, I suppose you have a better name?’ ‘How about Starkiller Base?’ ‘Pfft, that’s the stupidest name I ever heard.’” — Darth Vader & the Emperor The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, released in 2020 It’s Life Day and Rey, Finn, Poe, and their friends are […]

Star Wars

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to this list. Here are my mini-reviews of the first 6 movies. When I do a rewatch, I will watch all except the prequel trilogy. The original trilogy Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 -> 3.5/5 (+) Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 -> 4.5/5 (+) Episode VI: Return of the […]

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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{4/5} “It’s not a navy. It’s just… people.” Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, released in 2019 The Rebellion has enough trouble with the First Order, and now it looks like Emperor Palpatine has survived and secretly built a fleet of ships. Rey has been training with Leia, but she doesn’t think she deserves Luke’s […]

The Mandalorian (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “This is the way.” The Mandalorian season 1, aired in 2019 The Mandalorian is a bounty hunter — he’s a man of few words and many weapons. He encases his bounties in carbonite for delivery so that there’s no fuss. But his latest bounty is different — it’s a very small creature, who seems […]

A few fixes to Star Wars Episode IV

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web

Here are a few fixes to Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, making it fit in better with Rogue One and making Darth Vader slightly more logical. It’s done brilliantly, from a channel called Auralnauts: Star Wars SC 3, 5, 16, 29, 38 Reimagined The guy doing Vader’s voice does an amazing job. They […]

A thoughtful video about The Last Jedi

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web

Star Wars: The Last Jedi was a startlingly divisive movie, even without Russian bots making it more so. This video is a thoughtful exploration of that division — it talks about things like whether a movie can be “objectively” bad, whether common complaints about it could also be lobbied against other movies in the franchise, […]

Star Wars

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to this list. Here are my mini-reviews of the first 6 movies. The original trilogy Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 -> 3.5/5 (+) Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 -> 4.5/5 (+) Episode VI: Return of the Jedi 1983 -> 4/5 (+) The prequel trilogy Episode I: The Phantom Menace […]