Archive for the ‘Favorite Characters’ Category

Padmé To Appear In “Thrawn”

July 11, 2018

Not only is Anakin going to play a big role in Timothy Zahn’s upcoming “Thrawn:  Alliances,” so is Padmé.  Check out the awesome artwork that will appear on the exclusive edition from Barnes & Noble!

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Podmé Episode 5

July 5, 2018

Podmé, the only podcast entirely devoted to Padmé Amidala, has just posted its fifth episode and it’s entirely devoted to discussion of what we all love about her, her fashion!

Ahmed Best Contemplates Speaking Tour

July 1, 2018

Ahmed Best asked on Twitter if fans would be interested in a TPM 20th anniversary international speaking tour on all things Jar Jar and Star Wars:

I think it’s time for the prequel guys to tell their story. Stay tuned!

Video: Why Hayden Played Anakin Perfectly

June 29, 2018

From Star Wars Theory:

Hot Toys Dooku and Yoda

June 15, 2018

Hot Toys, in its quest to deprive us of money, just posted preview pics of its upcoming Count Dooku and Yoda 1/6 scale figures.  Check ’em out here and here.

Sideshow has them up for pre-order.  Dooku is going for $243, Yoda is going for $189.

 

Meta On Padmé & The Jedi

May 30, 2018

Every now and then you find something worthwhile on Tumblr, like this meta about Padmé and her unique relationship with the Jedi Order:

She has come to the conclusion that the Jedi, or at least Qui-Gon, while brave and insightful, are not without flaws, and are a bit…removed from society to their  detriment.

This impression of them is solidified when she observes the impotence and corruption of the Senate at its very worst when she goes to plead for her people; the Jedi, who are obedient to the Senate, do not help her. Hence, while Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan accompany her back to Naboo, they do not offer her any assistance beyond protection, (and trying to find the Sith…) She notices this too. The Council could do more, or course, (even over the Sith threat!), but they do not. By the end of TPM, Padme respects the Jedi as a part of the judicial forces, but no longer holds them in high reverence. She is grateful for their existence, but they’re hardly up on a pedestal either.

 

Chosen One Video

May 22, 2018

Heroes Fan Productions does some high-quality fan videos.  Here’s a great one about Anakin/Vader’s character arc. It’s almost 9 minutes but worth your time:

May 19, 2018

This is a short, interesting video looking at the similarities between Anakin Skywalker and Macbeth.

TMZ Re Rumored Obi-Wan Standalone

May 18, 2018

This was posted yesterday on TMZ. Believe it or don’t believe it (and if you’re especially spoiler phobic you probably don’t want to read it anyway) but there’s still smoke around the Obi-Wan standalone fire. TMZ has a tabloid reputation but it’s also one of the best news gathering outfits around. We’ll see if it pans out.

New Padmé Amidala Forces Of Destiny

May 6, 2018

This dropped on Friday with a bunch of new episodes from all eras of the saga (including one with Ahsoka in the “Rebels” era).  Here Padmé is finally on her own, doing Queen stuff and taking out poachers: