We Were Voyagers! – How MOANA’s Past Shows Us Our Future

This article contains spoilers. After facing monsters, surviving storms, and learning to navigate the seas, Moana, far from her home, is told by the demigod Maui how the ocean connects every living thing in the world. Here, in western culture, we tend to view oceans as vast chasms that separate continents over great distances, but … Continue reading We Were Voyagers! – How MOANA’s Past Shows Us Our Future

STAR WARS REBELS Review – “The Call”

NOTE: This review was written for Heroic Hollywood, but due to some unforeseen timing issues they were unable to run it today. Starting next week my Rebels reviews will be posted at Heroic Hollywood. This review contains spoilers Long seasons of TV are a drag. Everyone recognizes this on some level; it’s why premium cable shows are only ten … Continue reading STAR WARS REBELS Review – “The Call”

STAR WARS REBELS Review – “The Protector of Concord Dawn”

I apologize for the delay in posting this review. It seems Disney has decided to split this season into two separate volumes on Amazon, iTunes, etc. and seeing as I’m not inclined to buy this season at full price twice in a row, I reached out to Disney. They have since reduced the price of both Vol. 2 and … Continue reading STAR WARS REBELS Review – “The Protector of Concord Dawn”

Families, Generations, and the Shifting Narrative Focus of STAR WARS

This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens What is the Star Wars story about? That’s a simple question that lacks a simple answer. If you ask George Lucas – the creator of the series and the man who guided it over four decades, six films, and more than 100 episodes of television – he would … Continue reading Families, Generations, and the Shifting Narrative Focus of STAR WARS