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Star Wars: Have We As Fans Have Been Conditioned To Wrong?

You can ask any one right now.  The state of the Star Wars fan base is toxic.  People have liked Ewoks.  People have hated Ewoks.  People have hated the prequels.  People have love the prequels.  Life moved on.  The different opinions however on The Last Jedi and Solo are now tearing the Star Wars fan […]

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It’s Tough To Be A Star Wars Orphan

I would not want to be a parent in the Star Wars universe. If there’s one constant in Star Wars, it’s the fact that if you’re a parent, you are most assuredly going to die. Probably horribly. Perhaps the marriage of Star Wars and Disney wasn’t as far-fetched as it seemed at the time, as […]

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Star Wars: Johnson Launching Phase 2 in 2020?

END PHASE 1 Thanks to Marvel we look at mega trilogies in waves or phases. Marvel wraps their phase 3 with Avengers 4.  Next December after the release of Episode 9, Star Wars will effectively wrap its phase 1, consisting of 5 films. While the overall view of those films is mixed, the box office […]

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Star Wars: Who’s the Bigger Mary Sue – Rey or Fan Luke?

IS REY A MARY SUE? When the Force Awakens came out, one of the biggest complaints was that Rey came across as a “Mary Sue.” A Mary Sue is a character that is without flaw. They are overpowered and have no weaknesses. I will admit I was one of those who said Rey was overpowered, […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Book Review

There two types of books; Those you must read – Those you must skip.  Those you that are refreshing – Those that are stale.  Experiences you never had – Books that repeat everything you knew.  There are books that are simple and those that are a bit more complicated.  The Last Jedi covers all of […]

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There’s More to Star Wars Than Skywalker

2015 was a huge year for the Star Wars franchise. In the span of just a couple of months, the saga got its first major jumpstart in over a decade. The Force Awakens hit theaters in December. Prior to that was the much-anticipated return to gaming with Star Wars: Battlefront. Lost in the media fanfare of the […]

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ANT-MAN and THE WASP – Janet’s Possible Survival Adventures

(SPOILERS FOR THE AVENGERS COMIC BOOKS, 2008-2012) Earlier this month, Marvel Studios released the character posters for Ant-Man and the Wasp. Of particular interest is Michelle Pfeiffer’s poster.  Pfeiffer plays Janet van Dyne, Hank Pym’s wife, Hope van Dyne’s mother, and the first hero to be called the Wasp. THE ANT-MAN MOVIE The first Ant-Man […]

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STAR WARS: Last Shot Misses Its Mark

WARNING: Article contains spoilers for “Last Shot (Star Wars): A Han and Lando Novel.” If you’re like me, you devour everything Star Wars. There’s a downside to having such a voracious Star Wars appetite, however. From time to time you’re going to ingest something the taste of which leaves a little to be desired. Enter […]

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STAR WARS: Was The Last Jedi Really That Bad?

With Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi rapidly climbing the ranks to most hated film in the Star Wars franchise, I decided to revisit the defending champion of that title with a more objective eye. So, how does A Phantom Menace fare some nineteen years after its release, and in light of Episode VIII?   Yeah, […]

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STAR WARS: My Scoundrel is Better Than Your Scoundrel

Let’s face it, as long as there’s been science fiction, there have been scoundrels, with each major franchise having that one, iconic scalawag we’ve all adored. From Buck Rogers, the original Lt. Starbuck, or even James T. Kirk, to Malcolm Reynolds and Peter Quill, scoundrels have charmed and disarmed us, elated us and infuriated us. What […]