Darth Vader

The Kenblog: Best Lightsaber Duels In The Star Wars Universe!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a somewhat belated honoring of Star Wars Day! (It was May 4th, after all). As a kid I was absolutely obsessed with Star Wars. I was five years old when the first film came out in 1977 and I’ve been hooked ever since. One of my favorite aspects of the films had to be the lightsaber duels. The wonderful visual married to Ben Burtt’s legendary sound design had children of all ages trading in Excalibur for a Jedi or Sith blade. So in honor of Star Wars Day I thought I present my favorite lightsaber duels throughout the nine film Skywalker saga (and maybe a surprise or two). Enjoy the trip down memory lane and feel free to comment either below or on my Facebook page. May The Fourth Be With You! So Sayeth The Kendog!

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The Kenblog: Two Titans Of Cinematic Evil Are Gone And The World Is The Worse For It!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog with a remembrance of the two actors who embodied three of the greatest villains in cinematic history. Hugh Keays-Bryne, who died earlier this week at the age of seventy-three, played the villain in two Mad Max films. First he was the villainous Toecutter in George Miller’s original dystopian sci-fi classic “Mad Max.” Then, almost forty years later, Miller recruited Keays-Byrne to play the role of Immortan Joe, the primary antagonist in “Mad Max: Fury Road.” Then we have the man who wore the suit of perhaps the greatest cinematic villain of all time. David Prowse, the man behind the mask of Darth Vader, died last week in London at the age of 85.

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