When it comes to the best creature of A New Hope, who tops the list? Chewbacca! But Chewie is more than just a token space alien from some schlocky, sci-fi, b-movie. Chewie is a full-on supporting character. The coolest thing about Chewie is that we meet him in the Cantina as a fully realized character […]
Bothan Spies. Brave heroes of the Rebel Alliance? OR just a profoundly weak species that found themselves ass-backwards where they shouldn’t of been? Let’s discuss this as quickly as we can as I need to be somewhere. Bothans were first mentioned in the Star Wars universe in Episode 6 – the Return of the Jedi. […]
The Death Star trash compactor monster is one of those rare creatures of A New Hope that just makes you go “Whaaaaaaaaaaaaat?” But not in a bad way. Don’t get me wrong, I love it. And it’s such a cool spin to the “monster lurking in the shadows” sci-fi trope. But really, the Death Star […]
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UNPOPULAR OPINION: I don’t care who shot first. In fact, I have no problem at all with Greedo shooting first. The notion that Greedo shooting first alters Han’s morally ambiguous character and ruins his hero transition story arc is just plain silly. Han is still a cocky jerk throughout the film, but he still ends […]
If you’re like “oh, the Raiders On the Lost Ark guy who played Gimli in Lords of the Ring is my MAN!” I’m like, in response to you, “Uh, well maybe he toilet paper shops for Brian ‘Boss Nass’ Blessed, then yeah, sure, go for it. ” And we become life long enemies. So be […]
Let me just say that I was not an immediate fan of Walrus Man when A New Hope was initially released. I’ll be honest and just say that I’m pretty sure I was put off by his “butt” mouth. That being said, I have grown to really like the ole butthead, or Ponda Baba, as […]