Tag Archives: Yoda

I’ll Be Right Here: Celebrating 35 Years of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial: #5: E.T.

In comparison to other movie aliens, E.T. is a bit of an oddity.  While the aliens in Close Encounters are certainly benevolent they retain the sterile and immaculate resemblance to the 50’s stereotype of the grey man. The ones in … Continue reading

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The Saga Continues: A Commemoration of the Star Wars Mythos: #14 Emperor Palpatine

Forty minutes into the original Star Wars movie, viewers receive the first whispers that there is perhaps someone more powerful then Darth Vader when it came to the hierarchy of the Empire. The opening credit crawl already establishes that Vader … Continue reading

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The Saga Continues: A Commemoration of the Star Wars Mythos #11: Qui-Gon Jinn

A look at the Essential Guide to the Star Wars Universe can reveal an endless cast of characters as numerous as the stars in the sky themselves. Some appear only in Expanded Universe novels and comic books. Others, like some … Continue reading

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The Saga Continues: A Commemoration of the Star Wars Mythos #10: Mace Windu

There are only two characters in the Star Wars saga that saw a debut in action figure form long before a movie would hit the big screen. The first was the fan favorite bounty hunter Boba Fett. The second was … Continue reading

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The Saga Continues: A Commemoration of the Star Wars Mythos #8: Yoda

His name is said to be derived not only from the Sanskrit word for “warrior” but from the Hebrew word meaning “one who knows”. As such, it is no small wonder that Yoda is more than capable of challenging expectations … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favorite Aliens

This summer’s most surprising break out character is the alien tree person from Planet X best known as “Groot” from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. The nine foot tall bipedal alien doesn’t say much, but he makes up for it … Continue reading

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