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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 →

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 →

Ghostbusters: Are You Gonna Watch?

We, the fandom, do not own Ghostbusters. You do not own Ghostbusters. The Internet is rife with criticisms about the latest Ghostbusters film. There are probably 10 times more criticisms about the criticism online. All of this about a two-and-half minute trailer… 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 →

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 Jedi Doth Return

Per Matt Thus arriveth Star Wars’ final chapter of the original trilogy, William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return is a fun read, verily. There’s more iambic pentameter, dare I say, Vocally describing actions from a galaxy, far, far away.

Rebel Legion Interview: Don Enck

Per Matt At the Nashville Mini Maker Faire, one of the most popular do-it-yourself groups involved Star Wars cosplayers. These Star Wars fans create costumes and build replica accessories based upon officially licensed Lucasfilm source material. Commanding Officer Don Enck… Continue Reading →

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