Episode 27: Rey and Jyn and May the 4th Be With You AND Dr. Melissa Hillman!!!

Rey-Star-Wars-Rogue-One-motherIt’s Star Wars DAY! May the fourth be with you. And here we go on a deep dive on Jyn and Rey with Star Wars expert Melissa Hillman.

Dr. Melissa Hillman is the awesome.
Her awesome blog: https://bittergertrude.com
The theater company Melissa ran for 20 seasons: http://www.impacttheatre.com
Her 501st Garrison membership: https://www.501st.com/members/displaymemberdetails.php?userID=8382

Please don’t forget we are always open to suggestions to what you want us to kick around as a topic. Please see the “Suggestion Box” post for that (or feel free to leave a comment below with some ideas.) https://elevatingthegenre.wordpress.com/2016/09/16/first-blog-post

As always our music is provided by: Nathan Bruynoghe

And, finally, the links to the stuff we are talking about:
The Hero’s Journey (I have no idea what the bow tie wearing cheetah is about [or the diamond eyepatch]): 

Death of the Author summary: http://culturalstudiesnow.blogspot.be/2017/02/roland-barthes-death-of-author-summary.html
Carol Clover: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_J._Clover
Men, Women, and Chainsaws is her work on women in horror films
That dramatic structure Melissa talked about with Star Wars explained (it’s called Ring Structure/Composition): http://www.starwarsringtheory.com
Water by the Spoonful: http://stageagent.com/shows/play/1349/water-by-the-spoonful
Kathleen Kennedy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathleen_Kennedy_(producer)

Joanne stuff (Christopher’s upcoming feature):


Twitter: @JoanneTheMovie

And this is US:
Dominic Mah: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1394256/
Christopher Morrison: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1392571/
Find Morrison online here: http://www.realityplus.org
One of Dom’s online presences: https://www.facebook.com/ThorHulkCritic



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