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A Close Read of Star Wars Rebels “Twin Suns” – Part 6 – Overtime: Sudden Death

Unmarked The Last Jedi Spoilers in this installment. No other portion of this episode has been broken down quite as much as the final lightsaber duel. A thousand think pieces and YouTube videos have been made talking about Akira Kurosawa … Continue reading

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A Close Read of Star Wars Rebels “Twin Suns” – Part 5 – Fireside Chats

HE’S KIND OF A STRANGE OLD HERMIT “I think [sound design] adds so much to your storytelling,” Dave Filoni said in the “Twin Suns” audio commentary, “so I devised these cuts so that we’re going from a feeling of emptiness … Continue reading

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A Close Read of Star Wars Rebels: “Twin Suns” – Part 4 – Tatooine

JUST… BREATHE In our last installment, we left off with an in-depth discussion about The Hero’s Journey and a touch of Force theory, and a lot of the past three installments have been analyzing parallels to other pieces of Star … Continue reading

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A Close Read of Star Wars Rebels: “Twin Suns” – Part 2 – Atollon

Part 2 – Atollon At the beginning of the episode, the use of Maul’s POV established him as a primary viewpoint character. Now with another sight-based shot – an extreme close-up of Ezra’s eye opening – the status of viewpoint … Continue reading

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A Close Read of Star Wars Rebels: “Twin Suns” – Part 1 – Cold Open

FOREWORD The best stories are the ones that encourage exploration. Exploration of stories takes many forms: fan art, fanfic, cosplay, discussions, celebrations, make-believe play, or ridiculously long essays. Sometimes the exploration is a conscious act, something actively pursued. Sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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