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The Last Jedi and Balance

Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi are thoroughly discussed here. You’ve been warned . . . Rey doesn’t understand The Force. It’s a grand mystery of the Star Wars universe that surrounds, penetrates, and binds all things and beings together. However, the uninitiated understandably see it as a power to merely control people and lift things. Rey views it as such, and her ignorance is only solidified when she literally reaches out to The Force upon Luke’s instruction. He…

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How Star Wars: The Clone Wars Brilliantly Expands, Improves Upon, & Redeems The Prequel Era

Wait, no video games? Yep. Let’s talk Star Wars and get a bit controversial. The amount of vitriol spat toward George Lucas’ second trilogy of Star Wars films is overblown. While people may curse them as though they’re despicable as Hutts or worst than Bantha poodoo, you’ve got to give credit where credit is due. Yes, a lot of the writing and pacing is terrible. Time invested in key characters feels inadequate and wasted. The action sequences can be too…

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Ratchet & Clank – Movie Review (Push Square)

If we’re being honest, the original Ratchet & Clank’s story wasn’t that stellar. Insomniac Games deserves recognition for establishing memorable characters, exhibiting its unique brand of dry, mischievous humour, and building an outlandish universe that makes its story seem all the more interesting. However, the actual plot, its writing, and character development were fine at best; they were secondary elements to the tight gameplay and imaginative levels. Thankfully, all of this would quickly improve as the franchise matured, so with…

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