‘One for the Team’ – The Book of Boba Fett Chapter Seven: In the Name of Honor

A Thrilling Let Down Throughout much of In the Name of Honor, I found myself pondering over things I often don’t think about while watching something for the first time. Why did Fett choose to use the bombed-out remains of the Sanctuary as his place to do battle with the spice-dealing Pykes? Would it notContinue reading “‘One for the Team’ – The Book of Boba Fett Chapter Seven: In the Name of Honor”

‘Spiralling Fables’ – The Book of Boba Fett Chapter Six: From the Desert Comes a Stranger

Procrastination as an Art In my previous essay, I mentioned how chapter five’s The Return of the Mandalorian hinted a huge problem underlying The Book of Boba Fett. After weeks of favouring flashback oriented character-building over present day narrative progression, the show refused to square up to the part of the show it had beenContinue reading “‘Spiralling Fables’ – The Book of Boba Fett Chapter Six: From the Desert Comes a Stranger”

‘Shows within Shows’ – The Book of Boba Fett Chapter Five: The Return

Meanwhile… As a Star Wars fan, there will be times in which the analytical part of my brain will be bypassed by a piece of fan lore. I’ll watch a certain scene or strand of events, knowing full well that it doesn’t quite in relation to a wider piece of storytelling, yet because it’s satisfiedContinue reading “‘Shows within Shows’ – The Book of Boba Fett Chapter Five: The Return”

Body Swap Terrors – Wonder Woman 84

Set 66 years after its predecessor, Wonder Woman 84 sees Diana Prince (Gal Gaddot) living a secluded life as a senior anthropologist in 1980s Washington DC. The film begins when Diana befriends an insecure woman named Barbara Ann Minerva (Kirstin Wiig), who has been asked to identify a collection of artifacts acquired from a robbery.Continue reading “Body Swap Terrors – Wonder Woman 84”