“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

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When news broke in 2012 that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm, some fans worried that Disney would “Disneyfy” the Star Wars franchise by making it too kid-friendly. After all, despite George Lucas’ protestations that Star Wars was made for kids, the original six had some very dark moments. Lucas even consulted a psychologist to make sure the big revelation in “The Empire Strikes Back” would not scar young children (the psychologist concluded most kids simply wouldn’t believe that Vader was Luke’s father). Would Disney dare to tell a story with shades of gray and dark undertones? Continue reading ““Rogue One: A Star Wars Story””

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Star Wars on Legendarium Media

300px-Star_Wars_Logo.svgIt’s no secret that I love Star Wars. With Episode VII coming out on December 18, I decided to join Legendarium Media as a Contributing Writer for Star Wars, where every week or so I’ll share my thoughts on a different aspect of the franchise. My first article is about diversity in Star Wars. In the future, I’ll explore other political and social themes, such as political parties and warfare.