The Many Sides of Kylo Ren

Since Star Wars: The Force Awakened opened, I’ve been keeping a close eye on the criticism from the fan base. And I found it odd that Kylo Ren was actually the character that the most criticism surrounded. Not to say everyone hated him, but in every scene that he played a part, there was something that irked them about the character. While I agreed with some fans in feeling a bit conflicted about him on my first viewing after, four viewings, I’m actually finding myself appreciating this character more and more. While Rey is still my favorite character of the … Read more…

Star Wars TFA Spoiler Speculation – Rey

Now that millions have seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, one of the most hotly debated characters is that of the titular main character, known only as Rey. Due to the breakneck pace of the film and the film’s tendency to break action without a word of explanation, we actually don’t know much more about this character now than we did before the film’s release. But due to her own seeming awakening, and various important spoilery events within the film, this character is the center of the most speculation within fan communities. Due to the inherent spoilery nature of this … Read more…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Many have tried to explain the legacy behind Star Wars. Many have tried to understand how this has become such a multi-decade phenomenon despite it’s creator’s seeming ambivalence towards the series for nearly two decades. No matter your feeling about the prequels, it’s impossible to deny that the prequels failed to fan the same flames that the first trilogy ignited. Yet despite all of those set backs, the fandom continues and has re-emerged in a way that has so far been impossible to replicate in the dozens of Hollywood rebates that have emerged over the last 15 years. Only Disney, … Read more…