Star Wars: The Clone Wars Revisited – Part 27: Pitch Black (Part 1)

As I get into season four, I realise that a lot of these episodes are coming in four-episode blocks. Given how long my previous post was, just for three pretty inconsequential episodes in the series, I flat out refuse to talk about any more than three in one go. Which means, going forward you’re going to be getting a lot of these storylines being split into two parts. It might not work as smoothly as before, and if that turns out to be the case I’ll do something different, but until then, this is how we’re doing it.

So, The Umbara storyline… Every time I think there aren’t any more episodes I’ve already seen, another bunch come along and flood my patchwork brain with once forgotten memories.

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Terminator Reverse Rewatch – Terminator Genisys

I saw this movie once before, and my prevailing memory of it was it making me angry, and I don’t get genuinely angry at movies very often. Coming back to it now, years later, my frustrations have cooled significantly. But that doesn’t mean Terminator Genisys isn’t still a bastardization of an iconic movie franchise that I’m not sure anyone really wanted.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Revisited – Part 26: Threepio through the looking glass

I’m kinda surprised, jumping into season 4, the series feels like it’s kind of regressed in some regard. These opening six episodes of the season seem to be going back to the tone and content of the earlier parts of the show. Albeit with much better art and animation. Being more of an anthology and less self serious about telling an ongoing story.

It’s not to say I’m disliking what I’m seeing, I just kind of assumed the series would continue getting darker and leaning into telling longer-form narrative as it aged. Although this season still has plenty to go to still get me all worked up.

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