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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 →

If Disney Buys Out Fox, Will The X-Men and The Avengers Assemble?

The dream of Marvel fans everywhere is coming closer to a cinematic reality as Disney is in discussions to purchase Marvel’s creations from studio 20th Century Fox. This would include the X-Men franchise and a number of mutant-based characters, like… 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?

Disney Set for 2017 Box Office Domination

There is no media company, or entertainment company in general, quite as big as The Walt Disney Company. The company, which owns ABC, ESPN and a number of other networks, studios and theme parks, made a net income of $9.39… Continue Reading →

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 →

Series Completions: Binge Watching Star Wars vs. Star Trek

How long would it take to become a master of a fandom? By mastery, I mean the basic pursuit of watching every officially sanctioned episode and/or movie within that fandom’s universe. Get your calendars ready, we’re about to tell you… Continue Reading →

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 →

The Force Awakens: A New Chapter to an Iconic Saga

I’m going to say it: If you are a long-time Star Wars fan, there is as good a chance that you will love The Force Awakens as there is you won’t. Coincidentally, fans will revere or revile the franchise’s new… Continue Reading →

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