Tag Archives: Star Wars

Book Review: The Phantom Bully

The Phantom Bully (Jedi Academy #3), by Jeffrey Brown Among the most notable aspects of this series as a whole is relatability, and this book provides something that most of its readers, young and not-so-young, are likely able to relate … Continue reading

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Book Review: Return Of The Padawan

Return Of The Padawan (Jedi Academy #2), by Jeffrey Brown Those who are familiar with the narrative arc of the Star Wars triology (or of most genuine trilogies in general) will be familiar with the U-shaped melodrama that tends to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jedi Academy

Jedi Academy (Jedi Academy #1), by Jeffrey Brown In this particular volume, the first of a series, we look at the awkward experiences of middle school through the appealing perspective of one Roan Novachez, who has to deal with disappointment … Continue reading

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Book Review: Darth Vader And Friends

Darth Vader And Friends, by Jeffrey Brown In this installment of a series of books that serve to recontextualize the familiar world of Star Wars in ways that are both amusing for children and interesting for adults who have grown … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vader’s Little Princess

Vader’s Little Princess, by Jeffrey Brown I have to admit that I found this particular book particularly winning in the way that it takes advantage of framing to view what most readers would think of as the heroic resistance by … Continue reading

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Book Review: Goodnight, Darth Vader

Goodnight, Darth Vader, by Jeffrey Brown In this entertaining book we see a side of Darth Vader that one does not see in the Star Wars movies, namely trying to get his young children to sleep.  While it is clear … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

[Warning:  Spoilers below.] How does one view this film?  If it is viewed as a film in its own right, in the genre of a smuggler or western film with a somewhat naive but simultaneously arrogant anti-hero and his associates … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

[Warning:  There be spoilers below.] As is my practice with movies like this [1], I went into the latest Star Wars movie as spoiler free as possible.  I didn’t read any reviews about the movie and assiduously avoided the vlogs … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Jedi Doth Return

William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return, by Ian Doescher When I picked this book up at the library I did not see any of its companion volumes, but I did not have the time to look closely.  All I had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Angry Birds Star Wars Character Encyclopedia

Angry Birds Star Wars Character Encyclopedia, by Steve Bynghall and Glenn Dakin Do you like Angry Birds?  Do you like Star Wars [1]?  Do you find the idea of these two being mashed together like the Lego Batman Movie to … Continue reading

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