Star Wars Rebels – Season 3 Episode 10

“An Inside Man” Star Wars Rebels returns to Lothal so that the team can infiltrate an Imperial factory to steal plans for a new weapon. On the surface this plot feels like standard Star Wars stuff. There’s a Star Wars film coming out in a couple of weeks that has this exact premise but this…

A United Kingdom

Amma Asante tells the true life story of the marriage between Englishwoman Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike) and the Prince of Bechuanaland in Africa in A United Kingdom. As with many films that tell a true story this one tries to be so many things at once without really focusing on anything. There is a lot…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 3 Episode 4

“The Antilles Extraction” Star Wars Rebels takes a break from the mythology of the force and focuses on the rebellion’s war against the Empire. The premise of this episode is that the Rebellion needs pilots and they get wind of some that are ready to defect as long as they can be extracted from an…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 3 Episode 3

“The Holocrons of Fate” Maul makes his return in the latest Star Wars Rebels with a plan to unite the Jedi and Sith Holocrons. Doing this can provide pretty much infinite knowledge. Naturally Maul having infinite knowledge can’t be a good thing but the implications of it are interesting. Maul’s plan is a mystery so…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 3 Episodes 1 & 2

“Steps Into Shadow” Star Wars Rebels returns for a third season with a time jump and a seemingly darker focus following on from the uncertainty of the season 2 finale. Last season’s end had a lot of consequences to inform what this season will cover. Ahsoka is lost and presumed dead, Kanan is blind and…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episodes 20 & 21

“Twilight of the Apprentice” Star Wars Rebels ends the second season in a double length episode that takes the resident Force Sensitive characters to a desolate world seeking knowledge. Ever since Ahsoka was reintroduced at the end of the first season the prospect of her coming into conflict with her former master, Anakin Skywalker aka…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 19

“The Mystery of Chopper Base” Star Wars Rebels gears up for the season finale with one last fun adventure for the Ghost crew before the really dark storytelling begins. Much of this season has reminded the audience that the Rebels need a base to help coordinate their efforts against the Empire. It has taken a…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 18

“The Forgotten Droid” Star Wars Rebels gives Chopper his own episode as he goes out on his own and befriends an Imperial Droid in the process. I don’t have an awful lot to say about this episode as it was largely a chore to sit through. A Chopper centric episode could be an opportunity to…

Star Wars Rebels- Season 1 Episode 17

“Shroud of Darkness” Star Wars Rebels brings the Inquisitors back into the fold as Ezra, Ahsoka and Kanan visit the Jedi Temple on Lothal to seek guidance. This episode has a really exciting opening showing how well Kanan and Ezra work together as they take on the Inquisitors. Ezra’s abilities are shown to have grown…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 16

“The Honourable Ones” Star Wars Rebels does a story similar to Enemy Mine or any number of science fiction and fantasy TV episodes as Zeb is stuck on a planet with Kallus as his only companion. There’s a reason that this story appears time and time again in fiction and it’s a really simple one;…