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Kieran J. Farrell

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‘Ahsoka’ Season 1, Episode 6 Review: ‘Far, Far Away’ Expands ‘Star Wars’ Lore in a Bold New Way

For the duration of its 46-year history, the fantastical stories of the “Star Wars” universe have been united by a decidedly grand, escapist preamble: “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away.” With the latest episode of “Ahsoka,” the creators make a sweeping decision that forever alters the dynamic of these famous words. In fact, they bring the story to a new galaxy entirely.

“The Mandalorian” Season 3 and the Future of the Star Wars Universe

While it may have taken three seasons of bounty hunting, space battles, and wholesome parenting moments, “The Mandalorian” finally got around to providing a full-fledged background on the planet and culture to which the series owes its name.

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Review: A Poignant & Empowering Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

“Wakanda Forever” hence sets the heavy tone early, including a moving funeral for T’Challa as well as a tear-jerking alteration of the Marvel Studios title sequence featuring clips only of Boseman, shining his light on film through the years.

Artist Profile: Joby Harold, Writer on 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'

Such a shift in the status quo is simply unprecedented in the industry, and while it surely has its disadvantages, Joby Harold, for one, appreciates what it’s done for story possibilities.