The Women of Disney’s Star Wars

On April 7, the first trailer for the first non-sequential Star Wars film, Rogue One, was released to great fanfare.  Focused on the main character Jyn Erso, played by Felicity Jones, and the trailer featured her recruitment by the Rebel Alliance to uncover and stop the Empire’s new super weapon.  The trailer is just over…

The Visual Storytelling of The Force Awakens

Warning: The following post is replete with spoilers for The Force Awakens. One of the chief complaints which initially arose following the premiere of The Force Awakens was a distinct lack of answers.  What was the First Order? Why did it exist?  What’s the Resistance versus the New Republic? If there is one thing which…