Star Wars: Rebels – “A Fool’s Hope” and “Family Reunion – and Farewell”

It all comes down to this!  Star Wars: Rebels has now aired its series finale -- the finale The Clone Wars never got.  As we say farewell to the crew of the Ghost and the good people on both sides of the microphones who gave us this series, I think it's time to reflect on … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels – “A Fool’s Hope” and “Family Reunion – and Farewell”

Star Wars: Rebels – “Wolves and a Door” and “A World Between Worlds”

It's the penultimate Star Wars: Rebels post for this blog!  No, really... after this, there's only the grand finale remaining.  That means some questions get answered, some answers get new questions, old friends return, as do older enemies, and power of the Force teeters in the balance. As always, spoilers ahead.  You've been warned. Thanks … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels – “Wolves and a Door” and “A World Between Worlds”

Journey to Tataouine: The Archaeology of a Faraway Galaxy

In 1976, a production company stormed the sands of Tunisia to film a little movie that virtually no one expected to be remembered. In 1995, upon finishing his PhD in archaeology, Dr. David West Reynolds contacted Lucasfilm in the hopes finding the original filming locations of Star Wars.  To his disappointment, no records were kept.  In … Continue reading Journey to Tataouine: The Archaeology of a Faraway Galaxy