Category Archives: TV and Movies

Vice Admiral Holdo: Age Representation in ‘The Last Jedi’

Vice Admiral Holdo: Age Representation in ‘The Last Jedi’

Reading Time: 1 minuteReading Time: 5 minutesLaura Dern as Vice Admiral Holdo Courtesy of Disney Age representation in The Last Jedi matters. A lot. Back when Carrie Fisher passed away last year, I pleaded that Rian Johnson and Kathleen Kennedy think carefully about what to do with Leia’s character for IX.  Apparently, the powers that be… Read More

The ‘Curse’ of the December Anniversary Blockbuster Date Night

The ‘Curse’ of the December Anniversary Blockbuster Date Night

Reading Time: 1 minuteReading Time: 4 minutesThis was taken just before we went to see ‘The Desolation of Smaug.’ Sure, the picture itself doesn’t have to do with movies, but it has to do with movie date nights, and it’s a cute picture, no? This weekend I keep seeing my online acquaintances posting, “I’d better… Read More

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in ‘The Last Jedi’: The Feminist Hero We Deserve

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in ‘The Last Jedi’: The Feminist Hero We Deserve

Reading Time: 1 minuteReading Time: 5 minutes Leia in The Last Jedi represents more than a powerful female character; she represents all my aspirations as a teacher and human. After watching The Force Awakens, I feverishly penned a thank you to Carrie Fisher. As a geek woman, I can never thank Ms. Fisher for everything she gave… Read More