Guardians of the Whills by Greg Rucka – Review

There are classic character pairings in Star Wars, R2-D2 and C-3PO, Han Solo and Chewbacca, and Rogue One introduced Baze Malbus and Chirrut Îmwe.  The former Guardians of the Whills, embodied in the performances of Wen Jiang and Donnie Yen, provided a hefty portion of the film’s heart and comedy, and while Rogue One definitively…

The Art of Rogue One – Review

Last year’s The Art of The Force Awakens offered a historical look at not just the art behind the billion dollar film, but also some insight into how major elements of the film took time to congeal into the final form on the silver screen, such as the race of Finn or the setting of…

Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide – Review

When The Force Awakens debuted a year ago, it was accompanied by two fantastic publications, The Art of The Force Awakens and The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary.  One offered insight into the production of the film, while the other expanded the knowledge base of characters, objects, and ships, in the movie.  Rogue One thankfully…

Your Rogue One Guide and FAQ for Friends and Family

In less than a month, Rogue One premieres on or about December 15th.  For big Star Wars fans, we know pretty much everything there is to know about the film’s background, main characters, and setting.  However, as most big fans of the franchise will most likely attest, they are surrounded by people who enjoy Star Wars but simply have not had…

Catalyst by James Luceno – Review (spoiler free)

In less than a month, the new reality of annual Star Wars films will come to be with the release of Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One.  A lot is already known about the film’s basic plot and its principle characters, headlined by Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso.  The call to arms for Jyn is made apparent in…