But why do human babies look like that in the first place? Partly it has to do with the constraints of development and childbirth. But it may also have something to do with the domestication of humans.
Sci-Fi Film Fest: Talking The Phantom Menace with Mike Beidler (Pt 2)
I continue my conversation with Mike Beidler about Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace as we chat about continuity, canon, and capitalism.
Sci-Fi Film Fest: Talking The Phantom Menace with Mike Beidler (Pt 1)
Welcome to the first Emerging Scholars Network Sci-Fi Film Festival! I’ll be having a conversation here on the blog on various classic and current science fiction movies. Feel free to watch along and join the conversation. This week’s film is 1999’s Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.
Science in Review: A Droid in Every Garage
What it does with ships, Solo also does for droids, taking a ubiquitous feature of the setting and giving them their day in the twin suns.
Science in Review: Just Gotta Get Right Outta Here
For Han Solo, spaceships mean the freedom to go anywhere but here.