Star Wars Rebels – Season 4 Episode 12

“Wolves and a Door” Star Wars Rebels sets up the final phase of the series with more Jedi mysticism and a continuation of the grief being experienced by the characters. The best way to describe this episode is that it’s a prologue meaning its primary function is to set up the elements that will become…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 4 Episode 11

“DUME” Star Wars Rebels slows down to deal with the loss of a key character by allowing everyone to deal with it in their own way. The previous episode had a shocking ending that has widespread implications for the show as it moves into its final episodes. Hera has lost the man she loves, Ezra…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 4 Episode 10

“Jedi Night” Star Wars Rebels picks up from the previous episode after Hera’s capture and Kanan’s single minded desire to save her. There are so few episodes of this show left that it makes sense to focus on the characters and the relationships they share with one another. Hera and Kanan’s relationship has been vaguely defined…

Star Wars Rebels: Season 4 Episode 9

“Rebel Assault” Star Wars Rebels sees the Rebellion begin the liberation of Lothal with a daring fighter assault on the planetary blockade. First of all I have to address just how late this review is. It was always something I meant to get around to and it kept slipping further down the list until the…

10 Best Movies of 2017

I’ve given you my worst of the year list so I’ll end the year on a positive note with the best. 2017 was another year of change for Kneel Before Blog. The biggest change was that we switched to a star rating system for film around halfway through the year. TV will continue to be…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 4 Episode 8

“Crawler Commanders” Star Wars Rebels returns to a more traditional story for this show when the Lothal based team infiltrate a Mining Guild Crawler to get a message to Hera. What we have here is essentially another heist episode. As I’ve said before this is a common episode type for Star Wars Rebels probably because it…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 4 Episode 7

“Kindred” Star Wars Rebels continues to explore the mysteries of Lothal as the Empire closes in on the Ghost Crew. The previous episode set up that there was something of cosmic importance at play that connects the characters in some unknowable way. This kind of destiny fuelled storyline is something that Star Wars is well…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 4 Episode 6

“”Flight of the Defender” Star Wars Rebels continues the return to Lothal with an information gathering mission on an upgraded TIE Defender that doesn’t go as planned. Heist episodes are fairly common on this show. They work well enough because they allow the characters to have a defined role and play to their strengths in…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 4 Episode 5

“The Occupation” Star Wars Rebels returns to Lothal to let Ezra attempt to save his home and complete the arc started last season. Lothal has been an important part of this show since it began. It’s Ezra’s home, it served as a base of operations of sorts for the team and ultimately it’s the place…