Star Wars is Dead: Long Live the Galaxy Ascendant!

I don’t recall where I first heard the statement that in Hollywood, people fail upward, but it’s especially appropriate given the recent news that Kathleen Kennedy’s contract with Lucasfilm has been extended by three years—despite the sorry state of what was formerly one of the most powerful, sure-fire franchises in existence. Under her tenure, The…

On Vision

“You will pay the price for your lack of vision!” –Emperor Palpatine, 2013 The importance of vision  is something that I feel is often understated. I would make a comparison between a creator’s vision to a politicians ideology: Without it, there’s really something missing. Everyone needs a goal to work toward, and that goal should…