Posts about pop culture and philosophy

Here are a few posts inspired by films and other popular media.

Posts inspired by the Star Wars galaxy

I didn't agree with the way Cara Dune was excised from Mandalorian merch (2022)

Re-evaluating good and evil in the Star Wars canon (Star Wars Day, 2021)

An unexpected critique of religion in The Mandalorian (2021)

Chewbacca is the overlooked hero of the Star Wars films (2018)

Why Return of the Jedi is such an important film for me (2015)

George Lucas kept meddling with - and messing up - Star Wars (2012)

A very old post about spiritual themes in Star Wars (2007)

Reviews of Star Wars films and TV

The Book of Boba Fett review (Star Wars Day 2022)

The Mandalorian Season 2 in my review of TV in 2020

A long review of The Mandalorian Season 1 (Star Wars Day, 2020)

Review of The Last Jedi, a film I quite liked at the time (2018)

Review of Rogue One, a film I really didn't like - and still don't (2017)

Review of The Force Awakens (2015)

Posts about the Marvel universe

Marvel declares war on gods in Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)

WandaVision provides a beautiful perspective on grief (2021)

A depiction of deicide in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 (2017)

Wisdom for life from a Groot Comic (2016)

Guardians of the Galaxy includes a cipher for Islamist fanatics (2015)

Posts about other films, TV and stuff

Dune Part 2 (2024)

"God" reveals the secret of job success to Bender in Futurama (2022)

Free Guy makes an important point about living for what is real (2021)

My favourite line from Firefly is a maxim for life (2021)

The Lego Batman Movie - when pastiche gets a bit boring (2017)

In Skyfall, James Bond was a nihilistic sexual predator (2012)

A glowing review of The Muppets (2012)

Dredd illustrates the need for tempering justice with grace (2012)

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