This week Bruce and Michael are joined by special guest Eric Pfiefer who own one of the largest Star Wars collections in the Mid-West and organizer of the annual Pfeifer-con! This is one riveting discussion talking about Eric’s roots in collecting and Star Wars fandom, The Force Awakens, his art gallery, and Pfeifer-con. Strap in […]
Like Rey, Finn is on his own hero’s journey. It starts with the death of fellow trooper FN-2003, aka “Slip.” This trooper’s identity was established in the anthology novel Before the Awakening and confirmed in the Visual Dictionary. Slip was the weakest link in Finn’s unit and Finn was reprimanded by Captain Phasma for helping […]
Kylo is tied with Rey as my favorite new character. Having searched out spoilers, his characterization was actually one of the few surprises of the film for me. I suspected long before seeing the film that he was Han and Leia’s son and knew that he was a Vader fanatic, but his volatile and emotional […]
Karl and Jason tackle some of the numerous questions that arose from The Force Awakens! This movie answered a few of the questions we had going into it but it left SO many more to ask, so we speculate about some possible answers in this episode!
BB-8: BB-8 is a great achievement in conveying emotion in a non-humanoid droid. It is hard to match R2, but I believe BB-8 lived up to the challenge. BB is immediately likable with an almost childlike personality. The emotion he shows at Poe’s apparent death; the hesitation to lie for Finn; the thumbs up; the […]
Though he doesn’t get as much screentime as the other young newcomers, Poe has great impact on the plot of The Force Awakens. He is quickly established as a very skilled and heroic character, someone who is willing to risk his life for the Resistance, yet he is not without humor, even in the menacing […]