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I’ve Got a Bad Feeling About This

I went to the movies twice in the past two days, both times to see movies that have been out for a while. So here are my thoughts, with SPOILERS for both: Solo: A Star Wars Story – Beth didn’t … Continue reading

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Luke, Be a Jedi Tonight

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Yeah, I finally saw this last night. It was a 3D showing, something I usually avoid due to the extra cost with little return, but I would have had to wait another hour otherwise. … Continue reading

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The Language of the Stars

Ultimate Star Wars, by Patricia Barr, Adam Bray, Daniel Wallace, and Ryder Windham – I saw this fully illustrated guide to the series mentioned online, and decided to check it out at the library. It’s divided into sections on characters, … Continue reading

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The Force Sets Its Snooze Alarm

I finally got around to seeing Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and here are my thoughts on the film. I should warn you that there are SPOILERS in this post. I feel like I’m the last one to see this, … Continue reading

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Looking Out Across Our Lego Land

The Lego Movie – There really seems to be a trend in the past few years to make Lego everything. The Simpsons recently did a Lego-themed episode, and there are all kinds of video games like Lego Star Wars. I … Continue reading

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Fandom Is the Path to the Dark Side

The People vs. George Lucas – This 2010 documentary presents different sides in the debate over whether Lucas ruined his legacy, and whether he had the right to do so. Not surprisingly, most of the focus is on the edits … Continue reading

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Planetary Politics

There’s one complaint regarding Star Wars that I occasionally come across that doesn’t really make sense. No, not about Greedo shooting first. I agree that that’s stupid, especially considering that the revised version has Han Solo dodging a laser blast. … Continue reading

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