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Analyzing Star Wars Through An Insurgency Theory Lens

As insurgencies have supplanted great power conflict as the prime mode of warfare, a number of classifications have evolved in an attempt to better understand how insurgencies function. Rather than re-litigating an existing ins...


Please Take Away My Goddamn MoviePass: Fifty Shades Freed

Hi! Welcome to my new article series, Please Take Away My Goddamn MoviePass. I’m not going to spend too much time explaining it, since the title should do that for me. In short, having MoviePass has resulted in me seeing more...


Chad’s Top-5 Movies of 2017

The top-ten season continues, this week with movies. 2017 has been an interesting year for film, mostly in that I frontloaded the amount of movies I saw and didn’t like most of them. The ones I did like, I feel like didn’t ...



Letting the Past Die: A Star Wars Analysis

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a divisive movie. Where The Force Awakens was criticized for being a soft reboot that played it safe and rehashed A New Hope, The Last Jedi is critiqued for its departure from expectation. I enjoyed ...


Star Wars: No, Rey is not a Mary Sue

In anticipation for Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiering in theaters this week, I wanted to look back on The Force Awakens to see how the characters could develop and progress in the upcoming film. And since the new movie is com...