Tag Archives: Star Wars

How The Last Jedi Fixes Star Wars; Yes, I Said It.

I wrote before that I believe Star Wars: The Last Jedi redeemed the franchise in several important ways. This is a complicated topic, but I want to try to give you an outline of my thoughts. To talk about The … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Well, Star Wars Episode VIII is here, and it’s proving to be not only the biggest movie of the year, but also one of the most controversial. Not in the news headlines, that is, but quietly, in the actual audience … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the Rebel Alliance stole the plans to the Death Star and discovered its One Weakness. Rogue One is the story of how that happened and why the Death Star’s engineers … Continue reading

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Retro Movie Review: The Star Wars Holiday Special

On November 17, 1978, back when Star Wars was only a single film, CBS aired a made-for-TV “movie” entitled the Star Wars Holiday Special. This movie was never rebroadcast and has never been officially released on video (except for a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

That. Was. EPIC! Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is probably the most anticipated movie of the entire decade. Jurassic World was big, but the hype around that was nothing compared with the revival of Star Wars. Not only … Continue reading

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Book review: Scoundrels by Timothy Zahn

I usually shy away from the Star Wars Expanded Universe. I’ve read about what kinds of things have got into the shared timeline from places like Wookieepedia, and I feel like large swaths of it are ridiculously over the top. … Continue reading

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