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The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special is the Life Day Miracle We Need, But Don’t Deserve

Christmas, Christmastime is here. Time to put away the horror and slasher flicks (mostly) and focus more on the family aspect of my life. After my divorce last year, I have been looking for family activities and movies for my… Continue Reading →

What Does Jon Favreau Bring to The Mandalorian?

As Avengers: Endgame wraps up one film franchise, another one prepares to begin. And the shiny connection that links the two is filmmaker Jon Favreau.

Solo: A Long Time Ago and A Helluva Lot Of Fun

It’s here! The Falcon has landed. Solo: A Star Wars Story jumps out of hyperspace and into theaters this weekend, and audiences finally get to decide for themselves if this latest non-saga film passes muster. We got an early look… Continue Reading →

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 →

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