Going Solo: Star Wars films in the Disney Age

I was not a BIG super- fan of the prequel movies because of the ” iconic ” – a really overused word, I know – nature of the original SW trilogy, for a number of reasons, like explaining the Force away as a by – product of midichlorians ( ? ).
The best, biggest, baddest, boldest scene was when the mask is lowered down over Anakin’s face, & he becomes Darth Vader in ** all ** aspects until ” Return of the Jedi ” when he asks Luke to remove said mask as Darth. / Anakin lay dying.

eleven 17 studios

Science fiction loves a scoundrel, questionable moral judgement is how you survive in a universe full of aliens and imperial governments.  Star-Lord, Mal Reynolds, and Jack Harkness all saw their way across screens large and small, capturing our imagination and shooting first asking questions later. One though has always been quick with a joke and quicker with a gun and that is Han Solo. His origin, however has largely been untouched, only really revealed in the Han Solo Trilogy, a book series from 1997 that after the Disney buyout is non-canon and pretty much just a relic of the old expanded universe.

With the rumor mill working overtime on Star Wars movies, about every character has been mentioned for a solo flick, but only three have been confirmed: Rogue One, Boba Fett and finally Han Solo. Few characters’ origins were left out of the new trilogy, not even Boba Fett…

View original post 868 more words

Author: danielappletona04@gmail.com

Science - fiction, fantasy, horror & suspense ( But not really " nerd / geek " material ), armchair cultural anthropologist, interested in archaeology ( Although the closest I've been to an actual dig - site was Pinson Mounds outside Memphis ), & interested in the obscure, strange or sometimes things that would bore or put off other people.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s