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About Lizy Cole

Lizy Cole is originally from San Antonio, Texas but also has strong ties to Arizona. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in English. She enjoys reading, writing, and being a fangirl. Her current big fandoms are Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The Three Faces of Supergirl

Before I begin, I just want to say a few words about season 2 of Supergirl. In fact this whole post has spoilers—look at it as kind of a review mixed with thematic discussion. I highly recommend that you do not continue reading if you haven’t seen it yet, but if you have or do not care, just go ahead. I won’t judge.

Season 2 was considerably watered down from season one, and although there were plenty of exciting moments it was hard to get into. About half the cast of season 1 inexplicably disappeared, and while I enjoyed some of the new characters, particularly Lena Luthor, it seemed like there was too much going on, that the story wasn’t really about Supergirl anymore. The story arcs did not mesh together very well. A lot of the plot revolved around on-again/off-again relationship drama. Also they made James Olsen a vigilante, the Guardian. I didn’t really like that except for in one of the episodes closer to the end of the season where he gets to be a hero for an alien boy. The conflicts mostly involved fugitive aliens and either protecting or apprehending them. There was a Flash crossover but it was kind of lame and it kind of served to prop the love interests in both shows.  Livewire came back for one episode and she was awesome. I liked Kara’s relationship with Mon-el, and I’m sad about how that ended…for now.

But I think one thing to keep in mind about entertainment in general is that, when it comes to what happens next to your favorite characters, don’t expect more of the same. Writers have to keep changing the story, raising the stakes, and creating conflict to keep their usual audience engaged.

This is one of those blog posts I’ve been planning on for a while that kept getting pushed back. But I figured I’d better write down this important post about my homegirl from the DC Universe before I get around to other topics (*ahem*, Marvel and Star Wars).

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Something I found while watching Season 1 of Supergirl, and occasionally reinforced during season 2, was the fact that the individual we know as Supergirl has to balance multiple identities. We’re pretty familiar with her alter-ego, CatCo reporter Kara Danvers who wears cute clothes, has an awesome sister and loves food. Supergirl, on the other hand, is known for the cape and the skirt and the S-logo, the superpowers, fighting bad guys, and saving the day.

But sometimes in the show we get a glimpse of a third face: Kara Zor-el, the girl from Krypton, an alien refugee who lost everything–her culture, her home, her family–when her planet was destroyed. We see it when she talks to the holograms of her parents at the Fortress of Solitude and the DEO. We see in the flashbacks to Alex Danvers’ newly-adopted sister struggling to find her place on a new planet, struggling to adapt to having superpowers. We see it in the face of a Supergirl forced to confront the truths about Krypton’s end and her family’s legacy.

A few people on the show—Lucy Lane, Winn, J’onn Jonzz, James, Cat Grant, and as of Season 2 Maggie Sawyer and Lena Luthor—have the privilege of knowing both Kara Danvers and Supergirl, and maybe more or less knowing that the two are the same. But very few people have seen the part of herself that Kara brought with her from Krypton—although it’s safe to say that Alex Danvers might be more aware of it than some.

One thing I liked about Season 2 bringing in Superman for the first two episodes and the finale was that Kara had someone she could be open with about her Kryptonian side. Kal-el had discovered his true identity and studied his lost culture secondhand at the Fortress of Solitude. But that had happened in Clark Kent’s adulthood. Kara Zor-el left Krypton as a teenager and got stuck in the Phantom Zone until Kal-el was a grown man. She is old enough to remember her family and her culture. She has an awareness of that lost identity that Kal-el can’t come close to, at least in this version of the DCEU. If Superman comes back at all in Season 3, I want to see this developed. (And for the record, I am googlie-eyes for over Tyler Hochelin’s Superman/Clark Kent).

Kara also has to come to grips with her Kryptonian past a little when she makes the acquaintance of Mon-el of Daxam, a rival planet of Krypton–in other words, having to confront a cultural prejudice she inherited from her planet against his. But, and this was one of the reasons I liked her relationship with Mon-el, she brings out the best in him, and she shows him that it’s not too late for him (or his world) to make a new start.

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As far as Kara knows, the best way for someone from another planet to blend in is to take on a human identity, join the workforce, and then blend in as much as possible. In the beginning, she tries to make Mon-el fit into the same mold. His misbehavior at CatCo quickly gets him fired. He does okay as a barkeeper at the secret alien bar in National City. But for most of his run in season 2, Mon-el is just Mon-el. He doesn’t change or alter himself to fit into different circumstances. When he goes out to be a “superhero”, he just wears black fatigues (although he doesn’t need much more than that, lbr).  He doesn’t quite get the stakes the way Kara does. But in the end, I don’t think he cares about how Earthlings see him—and I mean that in a good way. Kara, on the other hand, chooses to balance multiple roles, and accordingly has to wear a different identity in each one.

Last fall at Salt Lake Comic Con, I attended a panel called “Behind the Glasses” where several experts weighed in on the importance of secret identities. Our very own Jake was there, as was my friend James A. Owen who really, really, really loves Superman. I took notes, because that’s how much of an over-achiever I am, but in retrospect I’m glad I did because they came in useful for this article, and these ideas are pretty relevant to the idea of superhumans and secret identities.

There is not always an immediate need to rush into danger and save the world–you are going to have some down time. Having a secret identity means creating a space where you do not have to be involved with the ordeals of being a superhero. It’s a way to keep supervillains, stalkers, and the press from your daily routine and from your family and friends. But you can’t always leave your job for superheroics. And you can’t always leave your superheroics to do your day job. Sometimes the people you love can be in more danger from not knowing your secret.

If something bad happens and your “persona” is blamed, is it fair for your secret identity to not have to suffer the consequences?

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The question of superhero identities ties into the human struggle of having different “faces” or versions of ourselves for different settings. Who you are at work might not necessarily be the person you are at home. And neither of those identities are exactly the same as the person you are when you’re doing something you love. James Owen shared a thought from Superman writer Elliot S! Maggin at the“Behind the Glasses” panel: “Clark Kent is who he is. Superman is what he can do.” That’s actually a really deep thought. Maybe the roles of our different personalities aren’t quite as separate, but it’s one way of understanding the different parts a superhero can play through the day. And it’s a way of understanding their limitations in different settings.

Let’s look at Kara Danvers. She’s a reporter at CatCo Media who is very outspoken about doing the right thing. As Supergirl, she also has principles that guide what she does as a superhero. That part of her personality—her indomitable sense of right and wrong—is in every part of her. But Kara learns the hard way in Season 2 that there are rules for being a reporter that she can’t just ignore. Supergirl may be able to break some of society’s conventions but Kara can’t without facing consequences.

(I wonder how Clark Kent does it? If he uses “Superman” as a source in his work for the Daily Planet when he needs to get the word out? Do they just let him get away with it? Maybe Kara needs to ask him.)

Kara Danvers was once Kara Zor-el of Krypton. A girl from an aristocratic family on another planet. When she first came to Earth, she had to create the persona of Kara Danvers as a way to blend in with earthlings. Kara Danvers, as a rule, doesn’t rescue people from burning buildings, stop robberies and car accidents, and fight rogue aliens and alien-hunters. But Supergirl does. Supergirl is who people on Earth know Kara Zor-el by, byt they know her as a hero instead of a girl from an affluent Kyptonian household. They don’t have that context. Supergirl has authority because she saves the day. If Kara Danvers wants to protest the injustices in society, she can do a write-up for CatCo, provided she has legitimate sources for her boss. Kara Danvers and Supergirl are both kind and known for helping others, but while Supergirl does the big heroic stuff, Kara does the little everyday things for her friends.

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When she’s at home and relaxing with Alex and Mon-el and friends, Kara is Kara but she talks openly about being Supergirl. She’ll sit on the couch and eat ice cream in her suit if she wants. And she can openly reference her past life on Krypton when she wants to. So there are some spaces where the boundaries of her three identities aren’t as rigid.

At one point in season one, Cat Grant—the boss of Kara Danvers and the critic/patron of Supergirl, fully aware that they are both the same—asked her to quit her job and be a superhero full-time because she could help more people that way. Kara begged Cat to let her stay on at CatCo because her normal job gave her a link to a normal life.  Having a day job is how you pay the bills when you put the glasses on. Not everyone gets paid to be a superhero. Kara has nothing material to gain from it—or at least Cat doesn’t offer to PAY her to be Supergirl. But Kara doesn’t see herself as someone who can be a superhero full time. It matters to her to still lead a normal life and to be with her family and friends in her down time. And she needed an income to pay for food and a roof over her head when she wasn’t wearing the cape.

In Season 2, the premise was supposed to be that she would figure out how to be Kara. Looking back, I think the show approached that issue in some interesting, albeit indirect ways.  So who is Kara Danvers? What does Kara stand for, can Kara push the same limits that Supergirl can? Can she work within the lines that society sets? Or is it more important for her to get the truth out because that’s just who she is, as both Kara and Supergirl. It’s really not that tacky for her to follow in Clark Kent’s footsteps: a writer can make a real difference through the ideas they share.

Kara having a love interest has to address all three sides of her. The girl from Krypton has to figure out how to get along with the guy from Daxam. They can put their differences aside and find solace in both being exiles on a strange planet. Does he get along with her Earth family? Most of the time. He can be as outspoken at times as she is. As Supergirl, how does she balance protecting him from her enemies that would endanger him and protecting her city? And does he necessarily need to be a superhero just like her? Can he help her save the day? I think Mon-el was a great addition to the series because he was a good foil for Kara.

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Supergirl continues to hold a special place in my heart, even after a rough season 2, because she still has to balance a lot of the same issues of family, friends, and identity, albeit in different ways. Kara Zor-el, Kara Danvers, Supergirl—at the end of the day, what ties all three together and make Kara who she is are the virtues of honesty, respect, compassion, and valuing life. She always sees the best in others. In season 1, she did her best to reach out to and rescue her last surviving Kryptonian relatives, and although she failed, she was a better person for having made the effort. And now in season 2, she gave Mon-el the benefit of a doubt when he came to earth and she showed him that being the spoiled prince of Daxam didn’t have to be his legacy. I know from my friends who are Superman fans that that is who Superman is supposed to be, and Tyler Hochelin’s brief appearances this season as Clark really made a good impression on me—but more importantly, Supergirl not only lives up to her cousin’s reputation but she is the kind of person that I want and need to be.

Supergirl can continue to be a great show that explores the themes of identity and heroics—as long as we don’t get too caught up in the drama.

The Rebellion Before ‘A New Hope’: An Analysis

I heard it said recently that Rogue One: A Star Wars story didn’t have an opening crawl because it was, in effect, the story behind the opening crawl of Episode IV: A New Hope. The “first victory” of the Rebellion over the Empire was the battle fought at Scarif. Scarif was the first in a series of events including Princess Leia’s capture, the destruction of Alderaan, and the battle of Yavin that marked the start of the Galactic Civil War. After Yavin, the Rebel Alliance was a primarily military group fighting an open war against the Empire. If you paid attention to Rogue One, HOWEVER, you may have noticed that this was not the case beforehand.

The Rebellion on the Political Stage

What tipped me off to this difference was the scene of Jyn Erso’s interrogation on Yavin-4. Mon Mothma told her that the Alliance wanted to bring her father, Galen, before the Imperial Senate to testify to the existence of the Empire’s rumored super-weapon. A few minutes later, Cassian Andor is told to just kill Galen instead. Apart from killing one of the brightest minds working for the Empire, Erso’s death gained the Alliance nothing. Instead they lost a potential witness. Even if Galen wouldn’t have made it in front of the Senate, the leaders of the Rebellion would have had something to report back. Because if there’s anything that screams unjust government, it’s a giant super-laser that can kill billions of people at once that you can shoot on a whim.

One of the classic scenes in A New Hope is a meeting of Imperial military commanders aboard the Death Star, bickering about how large of a threat the Rebel Alliance actually poses. One of admirals expresses concern that the Rebellion will continue to gain support in the Senate just when Grand Moff Tarkin enters the room, followed by Darth Vader, and announces that the Imperial Senate has just been dissolved. While this is a small detail in the plot of the film, for anyone paying attention to the political history of the galaxy this is HUGE. Even some of the guys at the meeting are skeptical.

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The point I’m trying to make is that right up until Yavin, the galaxy still had a senate. Some of the big wigs of the Rebel Alliance—the people we saw arguing about what to do in response to the Death Star during Rogue One—were members or ex-members of the Imperial Senate who had the means of politics and diplomacy with which to push the Alliance’s agenda. The Senate just prior to its dissolution was an Imperial institution, but all the same it still functioned as a platform from which influential people could tout their opinions to a galaxy-wide audience. Even if the Emperor overruled what the Senate decided, the opinions of Senators carried a lot of weight. The Alliance to Restore the Republic, as it was known formally, was a political faction with significant clout in the Senate. Enough to make Imperial commanders nervous, and probably enough to give the Emperor incentive to dissolve one of the last remaining democratic bodies left behind after the Republic. So after the Senate was disbanded, there was no real outlet for the Alliance to use diplomacy. The dissolution of the Imperial Senate and the destruction of Alderaan must have made a few people in the galaxy realize that the Empire’s corruption was not going to benefit anyone except for the powerful few and brought more support to the Rebellion. But before then, any complaints against the Empire could be more easily dismissed.

We know from a series of deleted scenes shot for Revenge of the Sith that even before the Empire was declared, there were members of the Senate who distrusted Palpatine’s abuse of power. So once the Empire had taken control, those disaffected senators—Bail Organa and Mon Mothma among them—decided to take action to resist and eventually dismantle what they saw as an unjust government. The Empire had no limits on its authority—militarization, forced labor, unlimited resource consumption, and unlimited power to tax, seize property or citizens without question. It was an oppressive regime that more democratically-minded leaders in the galaxy would not stand for. They wanted change. But the Empire would prevent it.

I know what you’re thinking: I grew up watching the Prequels, so I have a higher tolerance for the politics of Star Wars. But if you think about it, the Original Trilogy is also about politics, though in a less heavy-handed way. Princess Leia fight with the rebellion because she believes that overthrowing the Empire is going to be better for the galaxy in the long run—the same reason Mon Mothma and Admiral Ackbar and others are there. While Han and Luke’s story arcs in the original trilogy are personal and spiritual, Leia’s is partly political. The Galactic Civil War was fought over who had the right to decide what would happen in the galaxy and how. The political details of Star Wars are what shaped the events in the lives of the characters.

Compromises for a Cause

Organa, Mothma, Ahsoka Tano, and other future Rebel leaders organized groups of paramilitary insurgents in different parts of the galaxy to intervene when the Empire did something they didn’t like. We get a taste for the activities of one of those cells from watching the first season of Star Wars Rebels. Rebels follows the adventures of a group from Lothal who regularly steal weapons from the Empire, defend and rescue the innocent from Imperial injustice, and provide welfare for the needy. By season two, the Rebel leadership has decided that some of these cells should band together to do these activities on a larger scale. But they’re not really fighting a war just yet. They have a few starfighters for general defense but not anything that’s supposed to take on the full Imperial military.

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There were other independent groups in the galaxy standing up to the Empire, including Cham Syndulla on Ryloth and Saw Gerrera, who were not associated with the Alliance. I recently read Guardians of the Whills by Greg Rukka, which tells about Baze Malbus and Chirrut Imwe working with Saw’s insurgents for a time on Jedha. Saw’s campaign on Jedha damaged much of the local Imperial infrastructure, but the Empire strengthened its presence in Jedha in return, and there were a lot of civilian casualties in the fighting that erupted. Saw wanted to destroy the Empire at any cost, but the main core of Rebel leadership disapproved, and the Alliance distanced itself from Gererra.

I also had the vibe from Rogue One that the Rebellion also functioned kind of like a secret agency. Code names, covert missions, assassinations, and secret agendas are the order of the day. It’s cool if you love espionage thrillers in space, but Rogue One also highlighted that there was a dark side to some of this activity.  Some of the people doing these things for the Alliance, such as Cassian Andor, had to do things we would usually consider immoral, because the security and survival of the Alliance came first. Stealing weapons to cause more havoc, killing stormtroopers and TIE pilots who are just doing their job, lying to the people they work with and work for to get things done, and undermining the established (though unjust) government. Do they necessarily like what they’re doing to overthrow the Empire? No. Cassian Andor says as much to Jyn when he puts together a team to go to Scarif in defiance of the Alliance council’s decision.

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What’s more, these are the kinds of decisions that the leaders of the Rebellion have to make on a daily basis, particularly those who are still politically active. Bail Organa organized the Rebellion while still the senate representative for Alderaan—a planet noted for its pacifism, I might add. In public, he had to support the Empire in order to be a part of the political process. But he secretly built an organization to topple the Empire because he believed that the Empire was doing more harm for the people of the galaxy than good. I have made these points before, but I think we take them for granted.

Pursuing diplomatic solutions while encouraging the use of force to subvert the government. Speaking of peace when preparing for war. Working to preserve order on the other hand while dismantling it on the other. Bail’s subversion is hypocrisy, yes, from a certain point of view. Not something he believed should be an ideal for any leader. But the Empire had made things less than ideal. Bail Organa and Mon Mothma knew that a full-scale war with the Empire was inevitable, as much as they did not want it to happen. They knew that Cassian and Jyn were going to Scarif whether or not the council approved and they knew they were going to need all the help they could get. It needed to be done. The Rebellion did things that are inherently wrong, but it did them to depose an immoral government. The same goes for every revolution.

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Princess Leia took Bail’s place in the Senate, and until Darth Vader arrested her, she was still a leading politician in the galaxy. And she did the exact same thing, serving as a representative in the Imperial government while secretly supporting the Rebellion. She still used the political process even if the Empire had rendered it ineffective. Because like her father, she still believed that it was worth the effort to bring about change through diplomacy. Fighting a war was the last resort for the Alliance when the Empire would no longer listen. They knew that diplomacy wasn’t going to work out, and it didn’t.

Leia’s birth mother Padme Amidala was the same way. When the Trade Federation invaded her homeworld, she went to Coruscant to petition the Senate for redress, but when that didn’t work out she took matters into her own hands. And then on Geonosis, Padme wanted to seek a diplomatic solution to the mounting crisis, but when she found that Count Dooku was unwilling to compromise, the time for talking was over. During the Clone Wars, Padme, Bail Organa, and a group of fellow senators did their best to minimize the war through diplomacy and occasional covert operations. Throwing an army at your problems is no way to solve it. It is individuals who choose to do the right thing who make the difference.

It also bears mentioning that in the deleted scene arc from Revenge of the Sith, Padme was not initially in favor of Bail and Mothma’s decision to stand up to the Chancellor. She thought it would lead to more political division and possibly more war. But after the group met with the Chancellor, she realized that he was not interested in a peaceful, democratic solution to the war.  If you think she died of a broken heart just because of Anakin, think again: serving the Republic was her life. With the Empire’s new administration, the democratic process that she believed in and defended was gone.

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Leia comes to the similar conclusion in Bloodline that the new Republic government will not provide the justice she thinks the galaxy deserves. Instead of dying, however, she decides to fight back. Hence the Resistance. The fandom likes to point out that starting a covert paramilitary group to administer vigilante justice is more like something Anakin would have done, but I think she got that idea from Bail.

Freedom for a Far-away Galaxy

When you think about it, the Rebels going to open war against the Empire was a huge step. When Jyn and Cassian returned to Yavin with news of the Death Star, a few members of the alliance council could only respond with panic. Logically, if the Empire had the means to destroy entire planets, then their fleet of spaceships would be useless. And then Bail speaks up, are we going to give up on something we’ve worked so hard to build? He and a lot of other people in that meeting have spent the last twenty years putting together a political-military force that can stop the Empire. They’ve been making every effort to remove the Empire. It’s pretty saddening to think that people just wanted to give up.

What Jyn says next is very insightful: scatter your fleet, and you doom the rest of the galaxy to an eternity of submission. If no one stood up to the Empire, then the Empire could take whatever it wanted. Going up against the Death Star with whatever fleet they did have? Yes, that would have been suicide. But going against the Imperial forces on Scarif to steal the Death Star plans? A reasonable chance. Analyzing those plans to find the trap that Galen Erso rigged? You’ve got a battle plan. Destroying the Death Star meant taking away the Empire’s means of controlling the galaxy.

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Rogue One demonstrated that the line between revolution for the greater good and terrorism is extremely thin. The question is, where do you draw it? Depends on who and what you’re attacking. Do you throw your efforts indiscriminately at your enemy, do whatever it takes to irritate or destroy them?  Or do you act with consideration for the value of life and fight in a way that will benefit as many people as possible?

If the galaxy is being ruled by an inflexible government that does not respond to the will of its citizens, then it might be necessary to make the hard choice to destroy that government. If the Empire is using weapons of mass destruction to kill innocent civilians, then find a way to destroy that weapon.

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Only a handful of the pilots who went to Scarif to support the fleet survived to fight again at Yavin. Most of the pilots in the briefing room in A New Hope are new recruits like Luke. And we know that a lot of those pilots died. The volunteers who took their place in the ranks after Yavin? Most of them died in the years that followed. Leia observes sadly in Bloodline that the people who died fighting for a new Republic could have gone on to lead it, had they lived.

I just want to take a moment to say that war is ugly. It corrupts everything and everyone who takes part in it. Everyone loses. That doesn’t mean that the people who fight in wars aren’t good people, that they’re not fighting for a good cause. The people who go out and fight for whatever country you live in did all of that hard stuff, that bad stuff, so you could have a better life. So your children could have a better life. Think about that the next time there’s a patriotic holiday where you live.

(I’m sorry that was kind of a morbid post. I promise you my next Star Wars post will be more upbeat)

Get Ready For ‘Black Panther’

Between the light teases for Infinity War and the imminent arrival of Spider-man: Homecoming, I was starting to wonder if Black Panther was actually happening anymore. There was like, zero promo material for it. But this trailer packs in a lot. I don’t know half of what’s going on, but it looks like there should be more to it than just being the last Marvel movie before Infinity War.

I mean, a lot more. Like, earth-shattering entertainment.

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Meet Bail Organa: Princess Leia’s Real Dad

In one of my Spanish classes at BYU, there was a page in my textbook devoted to Latino actors that American students may have heard of. My professor pointed out that one of them, Jimmy Smits, had been in Star Wars. My classmates had no idea what he was talking about.

And I was like, “¿Por que no saben el padre adoptivo de princesa Leia?”  *smh*

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Tale as Old as Time: Why ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a Favorite Fairy Tale

Ask me what my favorite Disney movie is, and I’ll tell you it’s Beauty and the Beast. Because it’s simply the best. “Beauty and the Beast,” “Belle,” and “Be Our Guest” are among my favorite Disney songs. Belle is my third-favorite Disney Princess after Aurora and Mira Nova, and Belle set the Disney trend for strong female heroines. Plus her golden ball gown is gorgeous. The movie has some of the most quotable lines (“You should learn to control your temper” and “if it’s not Baroque, don’t fix it”) . There’s a million little things I like about Beauty and the Beast.

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40 Years of Star Wars: The Editorial

On this day forty years ago, Star Wars: A New Hope came to cinemas.

Forty years ago. Think of it. That was before a lot of us were born. Some of us have parents who weren’t even born then. Some of us have parents who were there in the summer of 1977 who went and saw it and then saw it again and again and again, and who were there for The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

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Liz’s 12 Takeaways from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

I saw Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 over two weeks ago. I’ve been either too lazy or too tired to write down my thoughts about it. But it’s time to stop procrastinating.

Jake wrote a very awesome and succinct review of it already that put in words more of my general thoughts about the film. So I’m taking a different approach as to what I got out of this movie and listing some of the specifics. Assuming most of you have seen it by now, I felt free in including spoilers as necessary.

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40 Things I Love About Star Wars, Part 4

This week I am going to round out my list of 40 things I love about Star Wars. But I have decided that this is only the beginning of celebrating the 40th anniversary of this franchise. This year, I want to write a total of 40 posts about Star Wars, both for TGM and my personal blog, The Jedi in Jeans. We’ve got a long ways to go, so stay tuned! Enjoy May the 4th this week, if you have a minute with all the other fandom shenanigans going on.

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Were We Wrong About Luke?

“I only know one truth: it is time for the Jedi to end.”

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First things first: don’t freak out just yet. We don’t have the context for when or how Luke says that. But here are a few rough summaries of what we know and some educated speculation.

“It’s time for the Jedi to end.”

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14 Questions I Have About “Thor: Ragnarok”

The trailer for Thor: Ragnarok dropped yesterday. Here it is, if you need to see it:

You know, I heard about some of the plot details for this movie months ago. I was hoping they were just rumors.

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