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Disney Finds Its Young Han Solo

by Peter Paltridgeon May 6, 2016
Disney has promised us a lot of Star Wars spinoff movies while we’re waiting for the latest trilogy to spin. One of the biggest no-brainers would have to be a film about a young Han Solo, and they were ahead of us on that decision. Better yet, Phil Lord and Chris Miller are directing, and […]

Revealed Today: The Teaser Trailer For Star Wars: Rogue One!

Revealed Today: The Teaser Trailer For Star Wars: Rogue One!

by Peter Paltridgeon April 7, 2016
The Disney plan for Star Wars’s future involves a lot of spinoffs. This is just the first, and the first trailer was released today. It looks amazing. The time is between Episodes Three and Four. The Empire is spreading, AT-ATs are stomping around, and some weird moon is being built in space…..wait, THAT’S NO MOON! […]
Astonishing Retro Anime Animations, Created By One Man

Astonishing Retro Anime Animations, Created By One Man

by Peter Paltridgeon April 5, 2016
If you’ve never heard of a man named Paul Johnson, you’re in for a treat today. Johnson is exceptionally skilled at recreating the hyper-detailed, shaded-to-an-obsessive-degree animation of 1980’s anime OVAs. The downside is that no one hires him to do it, so he has to work on his creations in his off-hours. Last year he […]

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Review: “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens” Blu-ray Continues a Timeless Legacy

by Neo Yion April 5, 2016
Fellow nerds and pop cultural aficionado, I have a confession to make. I am a twenty-nine year old woman who never watched the original Star Wars trilogy until last December. That’s almost three decades of my life without Luke and Leia, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, lightsabers, and anything with the word “Jedi” or “The Force” […]
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Review: “LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales” Hits Hyperspace; “Capture the Flag” Doesn’t

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2016
LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales appropriates the same irreverent sense of humor of the LEGO video games to retell the stories of the original and prequel trilogy movies, adding in a slight original story as a framing device. Like the video games, LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales eats its cake and has it too by […]

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You’ll Have To Wait A Bit Longer For Star Wars Episode 8

by Peter Paltridgeon January 20, 2016
The news just broke today: Star Wars Episode 8 has been delayed. Originally scheduled for a Summer 2017 release, it has been pushed back to December 15, 2017, a full two years after Episode 7. (Well, it’s better than THREE years.) Starwars.com announced the delay on their front page: Today, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that […]
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Brand New Series “LEGO Nexo Knights” Coming To Cartoon Network UK This February

by Grant Whiteon January 13, 2016
Following on from successful airings of LEGO TV series including Hero Factory, Ninjago and Mixels plus specials focusing on licensed characters including Star Wars and Justice League, Cartoon Network UK will continue their partnership with the toy company by premiering brand new series LEGO Nexo Knights on Monday 1st February at 6pm. New episodes will […]

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Stopped By Conan’s Place Last Night

by Peter Paltridgeon January 12, 2016
Noted astronomer Neil DeGrasse Tyson, who’s become the Face of Science these days (eat it, Bill Nye) had a chat with Conan O’Briel at his desk last night. Tyson made a few pointed comments on Star Wars, accurately diagnosed the age of the CONAN moon, and sincerely discussed the time he helped Superman find Krypton […]
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The “Force Awakens” Script Clears Up A Few Things About The Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon January 1, 2016
Disney had to submit the screenplay for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to the Writer’s Guild in order to enable it for awards consideration. In the process they had no choice but to let the public see it. While you won’t learn anything earth-shatteringly new, the script does answer a few questions some fans have […]