So I’ve decided to write another “brief” (we’ll see how brief it is by the time I finish anyway) breakdown of the theme of redemption as shown to us through some of the closing scenes of Return of the Jedi. It’s crazy to think that while Empire is my favorite of the films, after rewatching the old 1980 and 1983 versions of TESB and ROTJ this weekend, I’ve been struck again by something revealed through the great body acting of David Prowse as Darth Vader. Essentially, what I want to talk about is how we can be saved by destroying that which enslaves us. We can never be free or fully ourselves when there is something in our lives which keeps us enslaved. This is precisely what is going on with Darth Vader by the time we get to the end of ROTJ.
In their latest episode, Karl and Jason are joined by special guest Teresa Delgado of the “Star Wars Bookworms” podcast, Fan Girl Next Door blog, and a member of Jedi News. Your hosts sit down to discuss the role of romance in the Star Wars films. From the dysfunctional love of Anakin and Padme to the fun flirtations between Han Solo and Princess Leia, your hosts have a grand old time talking love, romance, and Wampa’s! Continue reading
You can now watch what is possibly the final episode of the Clone Wars on starwars.com
So Much Feelings…