Category Archives: The Force

The Force … Has been Asleep Too Long

Well let’s get the basics out of the way. Many people loved the movie – the original cast was back in a satisfying fashion, the Falcon was involved in some great stunts, there’s a huge new threat, and that last … Continue reading

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Joseph Campbell

In the summer of 1976, while a young director worked with his more experienced cast, an old professor sat just off the set trying to stay cool in the Sahara heat.  After every take, the 30 year-old director would come … Continue reading

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Life

I have a miniatures collection.  It consists of Star Wars Force wielders like Sith, Jedi, and the occasional independent.  I also have Marvel and DC comics figures; no minions just the heroes and villains themselves.  I plan to get some … Continue reading

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Sequels, Prequels, and all that Rut

I admit to being a little behind, but I just watched Agents of Shield last night.  I was already impressed with the interwoven plots of the Avengers movies, but this, timed with the aftermath of The Winter Soldier, was amazing. … Continue reading

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Medichlorians

Medichlorians.  They are the key to the Star Wars universe.  Roughly 3,000 and you can be trained as a Jedi, Sith, or in any of a number of other Force groups.  Over 20,000 and you are a chosen one. As … Continue reading

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Force Powers:  Physical and Mental Enhancements

I have mentioned the physical manifestation of energy of Force users in the past, the really neat stuff that gets people’s attention.  But that, as with martial arts, is only a small portion of the whole.  Another aspect of Force … Continue reading

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Origins of Force Powers

With the main cast of Episode 7 now decided, talk has been focused on the placement of the movie in relation to the original trilogy, the story-lines that will be followed, and the nature of the primary antagonist.  I won’t … Continue reading

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