A new documentary series, focusing on the lives, careers, and war experiences of two men considered to be the fathers of modern fantasy, C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien, is in the works! Middle-earth News and the German Tolkien Society have both reported on the announcement of this new series, which is to … Continue reading New Documentary Series to Focus on Lewis and Tolkien
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Some of you may have already noticed this, but most of you probably haven't seen the changes I've been making to The Elven Padawan site lately. Most of them have been minor, and going a bit slow, but it's finally starting to take shape. One things I've spent a lot of time on today has been … Continue reading The Problems with being a Padawan
*This article contains spoiler-ish things for Star Wars Rebels season four: proceed at your own risk.* "Noooooooo!" I wanted to yell at the TV, as the end credits rolled for the Star Wars Rebels mid-season finale, "Rebel Assault". That episode had me on the edge of my seat the entire time, and then ended with … Continue reading How to Survive Rebels Hiatus
Attention, everyone!! It's time for some announcements!! Things are getting ready to change up a bit here at The Elven Padawan. Nothing super major, but I'm very excited for what I'm bringing on next. 😉 First of all, in the coming months you'll probably see some new additions to the TEP site. I'm always looking … Continue reading Announcements from The Elven Padawan!
As the hype leading up to the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi continues, yet another TV spot for the film has been released, featuring our first new line from feared commander of the First Order ranks, Captain Phasma! https://youtu.be/s0PIlLHFG4A "So good to have you back", indeed, Captain! While this spot was mostly a remixed … Continue reading Captain Phasma is “Back” in new TLJ spot!
Hey everyone!! Or, maybe the more appropriate greeting would be... HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! This Thanksgiving, I wanted to just take a moment and say a huge THANK YOU to all of you guys who have contributed to The Elven Padawan in any way. I wanted to re-post this series of tweets here on the blog for … Continue reading A Note of Thanks
Just revealed on The Star Wars Show: The final cover for Thrawn: Alliances!! https://youtu.be/J4mSlKf-vgY Here's another look at that cover, featuring two of the biggest fan-favorite and most-feared villains in all of Star Wars history: We also have a brief idea of what the subject matter of this book will be, based on a tweet from … Continue reading Thrawn: Alliances: cover revealed!!
A new TV spot from the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi features previously unseen footage and lines from Rey and Luke!! https://twitter.com/starwars/status/933017191267438592 It seems that many of us may have been totally wrong in our predictions for where Rey, Luke, and all our other heroes are headed, as well as where the Force itself is … Continue reading “Tempt”: New TLJ spot seems to be changing things up!
Hi everyone, I'm back! That's right, I survived my exams, and I'm rejoicing in the freedom that is holiday break!! While I'm off, I plan to get some work done around here with both this site and the podcast, including updating the news to reflect all the recent happenings in the Star Wars franchise, plus some … Continue reading Kanan’s Choice
Another TV spot for Star Wars: The Last Jedi is up on the Star Wars official YouTube page!! And it finally gives us some Finn!!! https://youtu.be/znKxu09P_H8 YAY we finally get some stuff from our favorite top-First-Order-stormtrooper-turned-Resistance-fighter!!! My favorite part? Poe: "Finn! You must have a thousand questions!" Finn: "Where's Rey?" Also, The Last Jedi has finally received its rating: … Continue reading The Last Jedi: “Heroes” | Rating of TLJ
Welcome to this final Star Wars Rebels review of the year from The Elven Padawan! That's right, this Monday's episode, "Rebel Assault", led us right into the mid-season hiatus screaming and yelling. Well, maybe not literally, but it definitely was a major cliffhanger to end on! Shay and Audrey once again give you their big thoughts on … Continue reading Star Wars Rebels: “Rebel Assault”: episode review
Hey guys, I just wanted to let all my readers here on The Elven Padawan blog know what's going on right now.... Some of you may have already seen my tweets on this subject, but for those who haven't, here's the deal: https://twitter.com/ElvenPadawan/status/930611761170010112 I'll still be hanging around to chat with you guys in the … Continue reading And update from Shay…
https://soundcloud.com/elvenpadawan/the-elven-padawan-9-destiny-rebels-heruniverse-a-lotr-tv-show Shay goes solo! All by herself, she rambles about: recent episodes of Forces of Destiny, why you should be watching them, and how they tie into the bigger story (#HeraLives!!); Star Wars Rebels and where it's headed as the show comes to a close; recent releases from HerUniverse and Shay's tastes in fandom fashion; … Continue reading The Elven Padawan – #9 – Destiny, Rebels, HerUniverse, &… a LOTR TV show??!!
Welcome back to The Elven Padawan's reviews of Star Wars Rebels' fourth and final season! Shay and Audrey are back to review the latest two episodes from season four, "The Occupation" and "Flight of the Defender", both of which aired in the U.S. on Disney XD on October 30th, 3017. These episodes saw our favorite Rebel … Continue reading Star Wars Rebels: “The Occupation” & “Flight of the Defender”: episode review
https://soundcloud.com/elvenpadawan/the-elven-padawan-episode-8-tolkien-week-2017 In this episode recorded during Tolkien Week 2017, Shay and guest Max talk about - try to guess - that's right, Tolkien! Finally getting to the "Erebor" part of "From Erebor to Echo Base", Shay gives the history on Tolkien Week and Hobbit Day, then jumps into a discussion of Middle-earth, including The … Continue reading The Elven Padawan – #8 – Tolkien Week 2017
Welcome to The Elven Padawan’s review of "In the Name of the Rebellion", episodes 3 and 4 of the finale season of Star Wars Rebels. This episode featured the return of Saw Gererra, a character first appearing in the pevious Star Wars animated series, The Clone Wars, and who also played a key part in last year's … Continue reading “In the Name of the Rebellion”: episode review
Ron Howard has announced the name of next year's Han Solo anthology film! I bet you can't guess what the name will be.... https://twitter.com/RealRonHoward/status/920320502320771073 Yep, it's gonna be called Solo. And that's pretty much all there is to say about that. Han Solo: A Star Wars Story is slated for release on May 25, 2018. Read … Continue reading “Untitled” Han Solo film becomes “Titled”!
Welcome to The Elven Padawan's review of the season 4 opener of Star Wars Rebels, "Heroes of Mandalore". This episode marks the beginning of the end for Rebels, as season 4 will be the final season. This was an amazing episode, featuring Mandalorian Rebel Sabine Wren's return to her homeworld to rescue her father from Imperial captivity. … Continue reading “Heroes of Mandalore” parts 1 & 2: episode review
The episode description for "Rebel Assault", the mid-season finale for the finale season of Star Wars: Rebels, has been released. Rebel AssaultHera leads a courageous attack against Grand Admiral Thrawn's forces, but when things go awry, her battle to win must become a daring escape if she is to survive. Source: zap2it.com The finale season of Star … Continue reading Description for Star Wars: Rebels mid-season finale | Seasons 1-3 recap | “Heroes of Mandalore” preview
https://youtu.be/Q0CbN8sfihY A NEW FULL-LENGTH TRAILER FOR STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI IS HERE!!! Please excuse me while I have a very unprofessional fangirl moment..... ..... Ok, back now. Star Wars: The Last Jedi releases in theaters December 15th. Also released was the full theatrical poster for The Last Jedi. What did you think about this new … Continue reading STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI TRAILER IS HERE!!!
https://soundcloud.com/elvenpadawan/the-elven-padawan-6-battlefront-ii-forces-of-destiny-and-rebels Shay has a guest another this week! This time she is joined by Johnamarie Macias of The Wookiee Gunner, who helps her cover more news from Battlefront II, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, Star Wars Forces of Destiny, and of course, Star Wars Rebels!! They also discuss underrated female characters from Star Wars (Satine … Continue reading The Elven Padawan – #6 – Battlefront II, Forces of Destiny, and REBELS!!
Announced at NYCC: Star Wars: Thrawn Alliances, a sequel to Star Wars: Thrawn by Timothy Zahn, is coming in 2018. It has just been announced at New York Comic-Con that fan-favorite Star Wars EU author Timothy Zahn will be returning to the New Canon with more tales from his most infamous villain, Grand Admiral Thrawn. This book is set … Continue reading New Thrawn Novel by Timothy Zahn announced at NYCC
We have a new preview for Star Wars: Rebels, featuring brand-new clips from the season opener, "Heroes of Mandalore"!! Less than an hour ago on Disney XD's official Twitter, this new preview for the 4th and final season of Star Wars: Rebels was dropped: https://twitter.com/DisneyXD/status/915667972655599618 The new preview features shots from the war-ravened surface of Mandalore, including … Continue reading New Star Wars Rebels season 4 teasers!
The trailer for the second set of Forces of Destiny episodes is out!! Forces of Destiny, a new branch of the Star Wars universe from Lucasfilm featuring 2D animated shorts, has just had a new trailer for its second set of episodes released! https://youtu.be/2sJ67oyPH7o This new trailer showcases the return of some of our favorite heroes who were already … Continue reading New Forces of Destiny trailer!! + airing schedule
Descriptions for the first six episodes for the upcoming 4th and final season of Star Wars: Rebels have just been released on the press site for Disney XD. Episode descriptions for the first six episodes of Star Wars: Rebels season 4 have just been officially released!! Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney XD Star Wars Rebels "Heroes … Continue reading New episode descriptions for Star Wars Rebels season 4
The new key art for season 4 of Star Wars: Rebels has just been revealed!! StarWars.com has just revealed the brand-new key art for the final season of the Disney XD show, Star Wars: Rebels. Full original article from StarWars.com. The 4th and final season of Rebels will begin airing on October 16th at 12:30 a.m., and will … Continue reading NEW Star Wars Rebels season 4 info! Season 4 poster just released!!
Last week we were given an article straight from StarWars.com with the episode titles and airing dates for the first half of the 4th and final season of Star Wars: Rebels, which you can see here. (I have already written up a post covering that, which you can read here, if you have not done so already.) … Continue reading Updates on Star Wars: Rebels season 4 info!
https://soundcloud.com/elvenpadawan/the-elven-padawan-episode-5-news-with-the-star-wars-geek-girls In this episode, Shay is joined by special guests: Lizzy and Zoe of the Star Wars Geek Girl podcast! They cover the latest in Star Wars news, their love for Star Wars animation, Rey's new look, and get distracted plenty of times! New - follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ElvenPadawan. Please subscribe to the show on … Continue reading The Elven Padawan – #5 – News! with the Star Wars Geek Girls
The Star Wars official website has just announced the airing schedule and episode titles for the first half of the fourth and final season of the Disney XD show, Star Wars: Rebels. Star Wars Rebels returns for its fourth and final season beginning Monday, October 16, on Disney XD. Many episodes will be broadcast back-to-back through November … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels Season 4 Airing Schedule & Episode Titles
https://soundcloud.com/elvenpadawan/the-elven-padawan-4-force-friday-ii There's something pretty different in The Elven Padawan's packaging this time: a recording of Shay and her family's adventures on Force Friday II! Tag along as Shay, her dad, and sisters head out at midnight to participate in the fun of grabbing up the new merchandise for this December's Star Wars: The Last Jedi … Continue reading The Elven Padawan – #4 – Force Friday II!
Lucasfilm has just announced that former Star Wars: Episode IX director, Colin Trevorrow, has left the team. Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on Star Wars: Episode IX. Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ. … Continue reading Colin Trevorrow leaves Star Wars: episode IX team
During Fan Expo Canada this year, Star Wars: Rebels fan were treated to a panel with Dave Filoni (Executive Producer of Rebels), Vanessa Marshall (voice of character Hera Syndulla), and Taylor Gray (voice of character Ezra Bridger). It was at this panel that that awesome new trailer dropped (you can read more about that here ), and attendees … Continue reading Fan Expo Canada 2017 Star Wars: Rebels panel
Today at Fan Expo Canada, a new (and totally epic!!) trailer for the upcoming season 4 of Star Wars: Rebels was released. https://youtu.be/JtigV-biVGg Oh my goodness, the feels from this one!! I literally could not decide whether to laugh or cry...more Thrawn, Lothal, and mentions of Director Krennic and STARDUST!! And not to mention all the Kanera … Continue reading New Star Wars: Rebels trailer!!
"I believe in Christ like I believe in the sun - not because I can see it, but by it I can see everything else." - C. S. Lewis, author of The Chronicles of Narnia. I think it's time I'm clear about something, something many of you may have picked up from my previous posts … Continue reading GUEST POST!! and an explanation
The Elven Padawan is now on Twitter!! https://twitter.com/ElvenPadawan/status/900169988295856128
Attention, everyone!! There is an announcement to be made.... Exiles, book #4 in Jaye L. Knight's awesome "Ilyon Chronicles" series, is now available!! Yaaaayyy!!!! *grinning ridiculously* Some of you who know me know that I really love this book series, and it gives me no small pleasure to be a part of this awesome release … Continue reading Exiles (Ilyon Chronicles book 4) release blitz!!!
Recently at D23 2017, a brand-new behind-the-scenes reel featuring tons of brand-new footage from the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi was release! https://youtu.be/ye6GCY_vqYk I know all us fans were absolutely beyond-ecstatic to see this new reel, as it featured some really intriguing comments from the cast and crew, as well as tons of hints on where … Continue reading Star Wars: The Last Jedi – BTS Reel!
(Apologies for the lame title of this post.) Many of you have probably already noticed that I missed my post last week. The reason for this was that I had just arrived back in town from visiting family in NC. However, because of this trip I got to make my first ever visit to a … Continue reading Shay visits a comic store!! and Kanan: The Last Padawan review
First announced at Star Wars Celebration Orlando this year, Star Wars Forces of Destiny is a brand-new 2D animated series coming this summer. Star Wars Forces of Destiny, a new animated micro-series celebrating some of Star Wars’ most beloved and inspirational characters, will premiere July 3 on YouTube.com/Disney, it was announced today. The highly-anticipated shorts, 2-3 minutes each, tell the … Continue reading Forces of Destiny: premier date and sneakpeak!
Star Wars: Rebels season 3 is finally coming to DVD and Blu-Ray! https://youtu.be/oaxtZL0U_kU As announced on this Wednesday's episode of "The Star Wars Show" on StarWars.com, season 3 of the hit animated show, Star Wars: Rebels, will be coming to DVD and Blu-Ray on August 29, 2017. Read full article from StarWars.com
https://soundcloud.com/elvenpadawan/zero-hour-recap-part-2 Shay and her guest Evie finish up their review of the Star Wars: Rebels season 3 finale, "Zero Hour". First though, there's some Star Wars news to cover, and Shay reads some comments from listeners. Then we get into the rest of that review. We continue our obsessions over Grand Admiral Thrawn and Captain … Continue reading The Elven Padawan #3: “Zero Hour” review, part 2
Lately I've decided that I will be doing blog posts for The Elven Padawan primarily on Saturdays. In the past I've done them rather sporadically and with no real pattern, pretty much just whenever the mood struck. But that's not fair to all you guys, since you never know when a new post might pop … Continue reading Cosplays Aplenty
https://soundcloud.com/elvenpadawan/the-elven-padawan-2-zero-hour-review-part-1 Shay and guest Evie review the first part of the Star Wars: Rebels season 3 finale, "Zero Hour". We talk about Hera (a lot) and Grand Admiral Thrawn (a lot). And Shay does a little rant on Jedi attachments, and why she just can't do Grey Jedi. Please subscribe to the show on iTunes … Continue reading The Elven Padawan #2: “Zero Hour” review, part 1
Last month, at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017, we got an incredible trailer for season 4 of Star Wars: Rebels. If you haven't seen that incredible trailer, or you are just looking for a good excuse to re-watch it yet again (because seriously, who wouldn't be?) here it is for you. https://youtu.be/-b7GAhnVwhA Notice something important: starting … Continue reading The Wolf. The Owl. And NOT THE WOLF.
On Thursday, June 7, this news finally dropped via The Star Wars Show: As announced today on The Star Wars Show, LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures returns on Saturday, June 17, (11:00 a.m. ET/PT) with a sneak peek of the first episode of season two, “Trouble on Tibalt.” Then, season two will kick off on Monday, July 31, (7:00 … Continue reading LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures returns in July
Hello all my friends!! I know it has been forever since I've posted anything on here, and some of you may have thought I was dead. Well, I'm not dead. I've just been playing Ahsoka Tano and disappearing for a long period of time, making sure pretty much everyone in the universe thinks I'm dead, … Continue reading Lightporter by C. B. Cook: COVER REVEAL!
This is the last in a series of posts detailing the construction of my genderswapped Imperial Grand Admiral Thrawn cosplay. You can find the beginning of the series here. You can find part 1 of the tutorial right here. You can find part 2 of the tutorial right here. Welcome to the final installment of my … Continue reading Grand Admiral Thrawn cosplay, part 3
This is the first in a series of posts detailing the construction of my genderswapped Imperial Grand Admiral Thrawn cosplay. You can find the beginning of the series here. You can find part 1 of the tutorial right here. Stay tuned for the rest over the next several weeks! First off: yes, I am doing another post … Continue reading Grand Admiral Thrawn cosplay, part 2
This is the first of a set of tutorials in a series of posts detailing the construction of my genderswapped Imperial Grand Admiral Thrawn cosplay. You can find the beginning of the series here. Stay tuned for the rest over the next several weeks! No Imperial officer would be fit for service without a few small … Continue reading Grand Admiral Thrawn Cosplay, part 1