New Documentary Series to Focus on Lewis and Tolkien

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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A Note of Thanks

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

“Tempt”: New TLJ spot seems to be changing things up!

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!

Kanan’s Choice

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

The Last Jedi: “Heroes” | Rating of TLJ

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

The Elven Padawan – #9 – Destiny, Rebels, HerUniverse, &… a LOTR TV show??!!

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??!!

Star Wars Rebels: “The Occupation” & “Flight of the Defender”: episode review

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

The Elven Padawan – #8 – Tolkien Week 2017

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

Description for Star Wars: Rebels mid-season finale | Seasons 1-3 recap | “Heroes of Mandalore” preview

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

The Elven Padawan – #6 – Battlefront II, Forces of Destiny, and REBELS!!

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!!

New Star Wars Rebels season 4 teasers!

 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!

New Forces of Destiny trailer!! + airing schedule

 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

New episode descriptions for Star Wars Rebels season 4

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

NEW Star Wars Rebels season 4 info! Season 4 poster just released!!

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!!

The Elven Padawan – #5 – News! with the Star Wars Geek Girls

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

Star Wars: Rebels Season 4 Airing Schedule & Episode Titles

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

The Elven Padawan – #4 – Force Friday II!

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!

Forces of Destiny: premier date and sneakpeak!

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!

The Elven Padawan #3: “Zero Hour” review, part 2

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

Cosplays Aplenty

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

The Elven Padawan #2: “Zero Hour” review, part 1

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

LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures returns in July

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