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  • Empire Strikes Back

    When George Lucas created Star Wars, people instantly fell in love. The release of Star Wars (1977) brought on a new interest in space fantasy that inspired and captured the attention of millions around the world . Three years later Empire Strikes Back (1980) was released and to the surprise of most, was held higher than it’s predecessor. The film is known for it’s tone that differs from the rest of the Star Wars films. Of the many scenes or sequences that express the film’s tone, the lightsaber battle between Luke and Darth Vader best portray it through mise-en-scene, camera angles/shots, and lighting. Mise-en-scene is commonly characterised by how everything in the frame is organized. The whole sequence is organized very well and it is clear that Lucas put a lot of work in preparation for this…

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  • Jedi Order Six Book Report

    start to display. “This is Master Obi Wan Kenobi, I regret to report that both the Jedi order and the Republic have fallen. The former Republic is now run by the sith and is now the Galactic Empire, but not all is lost. A new hope will rise and we must trust in the force until then…. May the force be with you,” The holocron closed up and landed on the ground. Before I could do anything the door opens and the light blinds me. I could sense something through the force, but the light blinds me. I…

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  • Jedi Lightsaber

    galaxy and opened an inn for intergalactic travelers passing through the area. When his son was only ten, he entered his bedroom to see the child had found his old Jedi lightsaber. Before he could get it away from him, the boy activated it. Startled, the boy dropped it, and the saber cut his arm and chest, resulting in a defined scar. The father was furious and locked the lightsaber away, telling his son he’d never be good enough to be real Jedi. Disheartened, the boy was set on becoming one…

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  • Star Wars: Film Analysis

    One of Yoda’s most prominent lessons is restated in Article 39 when Luke encounters the vision of Darth Vader in the cave. The scene shows just how easily Luke is able to face the same evil fate as Anakin he gets caught up in his fear and aggression in the cave. (Grimes 117) It is not said in the text, but it represents just how easily humans can get lost in their own “dark side” just by acting impulsively away from the fruits of the Spirit, or in this case, the light side of the Force. Caleb…

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  • The Jedi Order

    Temple of The Jedi Order as a Religious Cult Colorful lightsabers and old Yoda may be among the first things one thinks of when they hear about the Temple of the Jedi Order. To the members of the First International Church of Jediism, however, the Temple holds much more importance and its teachings are far more serious than outsiders may imagine. Those both inside the church and outside the church may have doubts on whether the Jedi Order is a true religion or not. More importantly than if a…

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  • Frankling Spoilers Analysis

    Essays, Not Rants! 235: Spoiling Spoilers Darth Vader has Luke Skywalker on the ropes, cornered, defenseless, and missing a hand. But rather than killing the Rebel, Vader offers for Luke to join him. Luke refuses. Undeterred, Vader casts doubt on those Luke trusts and utters one of the most famous lines in cinema: “No, I am your father.” It’s shattering, throwing everything Luke knows into disarray. But Luke doesn’t join Vader, choosing instead to cast himself in to the abyss below. Also,…

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  • Star Wars Rey Kenobi Analysis

    Rey Kenobi Theory In the recent film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, many have surmised that the protagonist Rey, is Luke Skywalker’s daughter. In this essay, I will argue that Rey is not his daughter, but is in fact Obi-Wan Kenobi’s granddaughter. The reasons supporting this theory are, Maz Kanata implying that Luke is not a part of her family tree, the aura Rey emits is more powerful than a Skywalker 's, thus leading to the theory that Obi-Wan is in fact, Rey 's grandfather. Rey is a 19 year…

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  • Lightsaber: A Fictional Narrative

    Only when I start running with it in my grasp, I notice off-hand that it is now a bright green lightsaber. Even better. Both of us are running now, fighting to be the first one in the middle circle of the giant steel X. I realize we’ll get there at the same time. Getting closer with every step, I raise my lightsaber over my head, ready to strike. Darth Vader is within my reach in three… two… one… CRASH! I’m locked in an epic lightsaber battle with Darth Vader. I swing my lightsaber with all of…

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  • Star Wars The Force Awakens

    The movie Star Wars the Force Awakens was full intense action scenes and a lot of visual effects. Many of these effects were astonishing. Most of time I could not tell what was real and what was not. Some of the first visual effects we see in the movie are amazing. At first I had no clue if what I was looking at was real or was computer generated. During the first fight, we see several examples of how amazing these visual effects are. The characters involved in this fight were shooting lasers…

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  • Darth Vader: A Tragic Hero

    with a black cape and a belt around his waist that holds his lightsaber and gun. He wears an intimidating mask that covers his entire face, without his mask, Vader would die unless in his specially pressurized meditation rooms. His suit is made as a life support suit because Darth Vader nearly lost his life at one time when fighting against his former Jedi-Kinight master, Obi-Wan Kenobi (1). Vader was once a courageous Jedi-Knight but later was seduced to the dark side of the force and became an…

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