Posts Tagged ‘Favorite Characters’

A Couple of Interesting Reads

July 30, 2017

First this look at Anakin and Padmé’s relationship that asserts in many ways she serves as a substitute for Shmi.  I think this is true although I don’t concur with everything in this piece.  See what you think!

And while I was busy with SDCC and being out of town, Matril posted her piece on a rather famous line from TPM.

Upcoming Anakin Skywalker Sixth Scale Figure

July 19, 2017

Sideshow Collectibles previewed Hot Toys’ upcoming Anakin Skywalker Sixth Scale figure at SDCC:

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No word on when it’ll be available but previous Hot Toys offerings were around $250. I’ll be taking a look at it in person tomorrow!

Forces Of Destiny: The Imposter Inside

July 8, 2017

Forces of Destiny: The Padawan Path

July 6, 2017

Heeere’s Ahsoka! Co-starring a mysteriously unscarred Anakin.

Uh, Where’s Padmé?

June 25, 2017

The Wookiee Gunner posted images and info on the upcoming Forces of Destiny line meant to tie in with the animated series.  Looks like wave 1 consists of Disney chicks only, with two different Leias coming out sometime after that.  Allegedly Ahsoka is due out “later this year.”

One character conspicuously absent is Padmé, even though she is supposed to be featured in the Forces of Destiny series.  Of course, it’s not the first time they’ve had amnesia on the prequel trilogy’s main heroine…

Star Words IX: Shmi On Slavery, The Republic

May 26, 2017

Matril posted another installment of her Star Words series, this time focusing on one of Shmi Skywalker’s lines in TPM:

Much of Shmi’s importance in the overall story of the saga resides in her influence on Anakin — her presence during his childhood, but especially her absence once he leaves to become a Jedi. It’s always a tricky thing to create a character whose primary impact comes from her absence and death (and the use of “her” isn’t a coincidence — it’s overwhelmingly women who are placed in this role). All too often, the character is nothing more than a plot device, underdeveloped, her special place in the hero’s heart implicit rather than explicitly developed. But Shmi’s portrayal is saved from this danger by an excellent performance from Pernilla August and the details the story reveals of her personality and experiences.

 

For You Dungeons & Dragons Fans

May 19, 2017

Found on /r/prequelmemes….Anakin is every D&D alignment system rolled into one:

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New T-Shirt From Her Universe

May 11, 2017

This shirt featuring Padmé and Leia was previewed at Celebration and now it’s available just in time for Mother’s Day.  Plus it’s 15% off, so hurry if you want to save a few bucks!

If you live near a Disney park, Ashley Eckstein and artist Ashley Taylor will be appearing this weekend to promote the shirt and an exclusive print featuring the artwork.   They will be at the WonderGround Gallery at Downtown Disney in Anaheim tomorrow 6-8 p.m. and at the Marketplace Co-Op at Disney Springs in Orlando 12-2 p.m. on Sunday.

Anidala Week 2017

May 4, 2017

Good news, Tumblrinas!  Anidala Week, the celebration dedicated to all things Anakin and Padmé, is back.  Kicking off May 4 (today), each day focuses on a different theme.  Go check out the gifs, art, fan fiction, and so forth here.

Celebrate Pad-May

May 2, 2017

I’m a day late promoting this but Political Padmé Tumblr is running a month-long tribute to Padmé called “Pad-May.”  Here are the prompts for all 31 days:

1. Favorite TPM Moment
2. Favorite TPM Quote
3. Favorite TPM Costume
4. (May the Fourth) Force Sensitive Padmé
5. (Revenge of the Fifth) Dark Side Padmé
6. Favorite Promotional Photo
7. Favorite AotC Moment
8. Favorite AotC Quote
9. Favorite AotC Costume
10. Modern AU
11. Canon Divergence AU
12. Favorite BTS Photo
13. Favorite TCW Moment
14. Favorite TCW Quote
15. Favorite TCW Costume
16. OTP for Padmé
17. Favorite Padmé Friendship
18. Favorite Handmaiden
19. Favorite RotS Moment
20. Favorite RotS Quote
21. Favorite RotS Costume
22. Favorite Headcanon (yours or someone else’s)
23. Favorite Fanwork (yours or someone else’s)
24. Fancast (ex: young Padmé, old Padmé, racebend or genderbend Padmé)
25. Naboo
26. The Senate
27. Anakin
28. Luke
29. Leia
30. Legacy
31. Free Form (anything goes!)

So if you are Tumblr and feel like participating or checking out people’s posts, go here.