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On A Lighter Note, ‘Baby Jaba’

Posted in Movie, Movies, Star Wars with tags , , on January 23, 2020 by darkjade68


The Mandalorian Season 1 (Not Just A Baby Yoda)… In Review

Posted in Star Wars, Writing with tags , , , on December 28, 2019 by darkjade68


I was really looking forward to this show…

At first I had heard it was somewhat based on an old western style, which sounded great

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But when I heard Pedro Pascal was playing the lead (Whom played one of my favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ characters), I was super stoked

Beyond that, i’m a huge Disney fan, so I was actually interested in checking out ‘Disney Plus’, which looked to have a vault of Disney Movies made available to stream (I have not been disappointed)


Episode One

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Episode Two

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Episode 2 was a great ‘Jawa Tribute’, and an opportunity to see what Little Yoda could do

Episode 3


This Episode was my favorite, amazing, was completely reinspired about the future  of’ Star Wars’

Episode Four


From the Directing, to the concept and execution of this Episode, if Episode 3 hadn’t been so good, I may have given up on the Series

I’m not being hyper critical, just being honest

Episode Five


So rough… Like I said, loved the beginning and setting, but the characters and/or actors and/or writing and directing, was terrible

The young Bounty Hunter could have been such a cool character, and especially the Assassin Bounty Hunter they were chasing…

This Episode wasn’t as bad as Episode 4, but it didn’t leave me with a lot of hope for the Series

Episode Six

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In the end, I really liked this Episode… The two characters on the left were a bit over done (Not the Art above, but the actors, or directing, or both), but the two characters on the right were great… Especially the droid

It left me with curiosity in regards to the final two episodes of the show

Episode Seven


What a great Episode… And I shouldn’t be surprised, as it ended up that it was Directed by the same Director as Episode 3

Episode Eight (The Finale)

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A great episode…

Also, Gina Carano’s character in both Episodes 7 & 8 lept way beyond her performance in Episode 4, she was great

I will admit, the final moments of this Episode felt a bit forced, and contrived (The very last moments, most of the Episode was great)

Episodes 7 & 8 really started to feel like ‘Star Wars’ to me


Overall I’m very happy with the series

There were some Writing, Directing and Acting issues along the way (Not by the Lead Actor, he was amazing and consistent throughout), but the Production is beautiful, and…

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…the two surprises, and best characters other than The Mandalorian were IG-11, and ‘Baby Yoda’

Nuff Said,

Check it out


P.S. John Favreau (The Creator of the Series) confirmed, there will be a Season 2 Next Fall!

P.S. P.S. The Theme Song of the show, followed by the Concept Art and Lead Actor (Ok, Baby Yoda too), may have been the best parts of this Series

‘Star Wars’ (The Original) Was The Reason I Became A Filmmaker…

Posted in Film, Film Making, Film Review, Filmcraft, Filmmaker, Star Wars, Writing with tags , , , , , , on December 20, 2019 by darkjade68

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‘Star Wars’ (The Original) Was The Reason I Became A Filmmaker…

In Honor Of The Last Film, I Give You The Links To All 32 Of The ‘Star Wars’ Related Posts I’ve Done On This Site Since 2011 (Some Of The YouTube Video Links In Posts No Longer Work)

  1. ‘Star Wars’ (Darkjade’s First Look) – August, 2011
  2. ‘Star Wars’ In Review… – September, 2011
  3. Filmcraft (Volume 2) ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ – December, 2011
  4. DarkJade Presents – ‘Star Wars’??? – January, 2012
  5. DarkJade… The Meaning Behind The Name – February, 2012
  6. Happy Easter… And A Little ‘Star Wars’ Fun – April, 2012
  7. ‘The Written Word’ One Year Anniversary – August, 2012
  8. DarkJade Presents… My Sci-Fi Path – September, 2012
  9. Disney Buys ‘Lucas Film’ For 4.05 Billion Dollars – It’s A Changing World – October, 2012
  10. The Writer – Keeping The Dream Alive – November, 2012
  11. ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – December, 2013
  12. ‘Star Wars’… The Reason I Became A Filmmaker – My Story (Part I) – April, 2014
  13. “I, Filmmaker” – “Star Wars” Part 1 – September, 2014
  14. George Lucas – Charlie Rose Interview – November, 2014
  15. “Star Wars: Episode VII (The Force Awakens) Trailer – December, 2014
  16. “Star Wars” Episode VII (Darklord Trailer) – February, 2015
  17. “Star Wars”… – March, 2015
  18. “Star Wars: Aftermath (Book Sep 5th, 2015) – March, 2015
  19. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Japan Trailer) – November, 2015
  20. “The Star Wars Films” – Plus “The Force Awakens” In Review… – April, 2016
  21. No Words – December, 2016
  22. A Tribute To Carry Fisher – April, 2017
  23. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Teaser – April, 2017
  24. “Who Is James Mahoney?” – July, 2017
  25. Why I Became A Filmmaker– February, 2019
  26. Dear Me – March, 2019
  27. We Lost Him… Seemed Like The Sweetest Guy In The World – May, 2019
  28. Harrison Ford Bids Farewell To “Star Wars” Co-Star, Peter Mayhew – May, 2019
  29. Amazing – October, 2019
  30. “The Mandalorian” – October, 2019
  31. “The Mandalorian” Episode IV – December, 2019
  32. “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” Full Press Conference – December, 2019

The Mandalorian Episode 4

Posted in Film, Film Making, Film Review, Star Wars, Stream, Writing with tags , , on December 4, 2019 by darkjade68

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The Mandalorian

Posted in Star Wars with tags on October 29, 2019 by darkjade68

This looks Bad A$$, just picked up the 7 Day Free Trial for Disney+ Streaming Service to check it out, Streaming November 12th