Rebels Reconnaissance: “Warhead” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “Warhead.” After two and a half seasons, Star Wars Rebels has earned the benefit of the doubt in terms of where it’s going regarding its various story arcs, Read more

Rebels Reconnaissance: “Ghosts of Geonosis” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “Ghost of Geonosis.” Since Lucasfilm’s announcement regarding Star Wars canon on April 25, 2014, the status of Star Wars Rebels as a major part of that canon has Read more

Rebels Reconnaissance: “Visions and Voices” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “Visions and Voices.” Although Star Wars Rebels stands on its own, the power of its storytelling is greatly augmented when seen through the light of The Clone Wars Read more

Rebels Reconnaissance: “An Inside Man” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “An Inside Man” When the title for this week’s episode of Star Wars Rebels was announced as “An Inside Man” a little over a month ago, I made Read more

Rebels Reconnaissance: “The Wynkahthu Job” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “The Wynkahthu Job.” One of the things that has always contributed to the mass appeal of Star Wars is its ability to be malleable. If one looks hard Read more

Rebels Reconnaissance: “Iron Squadron” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “Iron Squadron.” Although Star Wars Rebels has consistently produced powerful episodes that dive deep into the mythology, the series has also occasionally turned out installments that at first Read more

Rebels Reconnaissance: “Imperial Super Commandos” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “Imperial Super Commandos.” For many Star Wars fans, the inclusion of Mandalorians in a story automatically makes it more interesting due to the enduring fascination with Boba Fett. Read more

Rebels Reconnaissance: “The Last Battle” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “The Last Battle.” When it was first announced that Dave Filoni and company would be producing Star Wars Rebels, the logical question was how much this new venture Read more

Rebels Reconnaissance: “Hera’s Heroes” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “Hera’s Heroes.” “Hera’s Heroes,” this week’s episode of Star Wars Rebels might just as easily been called “The Reasons We Fight” for that concept lies at the heart Read more

Rebels Reconnaissance: “The Antilles Extraction” Review

*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “The Antilles Extraction. “The Antilles Extraction,” this week’s episode of Star Wars Rebels tells the story of how Wedge Antilles, one of Star Wars fans’ favorite secondary characters, Read more