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Galactic Empire

Star Wars: The Last Jedi — Thoughts of a Sci-Fi Cynic

Long ago, in a galaxy not that far away, George Lucas had the visionary insight to rip off every sci-fi story of the ’40s through ’70s to create what would become the most bafflingly beloved and fiercely defended science-fiction saga… Continue Reading →

Reshoots, Rewrites and Reboots of a Galaxy Far, Far Away…

With multiple directors’ chairs rotating (as well as different screenwriters checking out) within the cinematic Star Wars Universe, what, exactly, is going on with Lucasfilm?

Rogue One: A Star Wars Backstory

The Star Wars franchise is booming. It was just four short years ago when Disney bought out Lucasfilm and brought a new spark to this iconic movie franchise. Last year, The Force Awakens’ success gave new hope (pun intended) to… Continue Reading →

Rogue WIN

There is a reason you keep hearing good things about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Because it’s good! We’ve all been wringing our hands in anticipation about the potential for failure in such a spin-off, but all is well…. Continue Reading →

That’s No Moon…

Witness the firepower of my armed and operational cliché title.

Social Reflections of The Force Awakens

It has often been said of the Star Wars films that they tend to reflect the times, to some extent. Volumes have already been written on the topic, so we won’t rehash here why the cautious optimism and sticking-it-to-the-man motif… Continue Reading →

Waiting in Line for Star Wars: From 1980 to 2015

Per Matt A lot can change throughout the years, but the anticipation for a new Star Wars movie never seems to disappear. The production company may have been sold, the creator may have retired and a new generation of filmmakers… Continue Reading →

William Shakespeare’s Tragedy of the Sith’s Revenge

Per Matt Rounding out the prequel trilogy, ‘Tis the War of Stars, Episode Three. As if the story, written by Shakespeare, Revealeth the Dark Side, doth he, with much fear. Evil steppeth into thine spotlight, Mayhap to challenge the Jedi… Continue Reading →

William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back

Parting may be such sweet sorrow, but combining the Bard of Avon with George Lucas’ best movie creates a incredibly fun story, one that’s fit for a king.

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