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It’s Not Easy Being a Star Wars Story

Last night I caught a last-minute early showing of Solo: A Star Wars Story.  I had kind of talked myself out of any early showing.  Buzz around the movie had been mediocre at best.  There had been some drama behind … Continue reading

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The Bluths Meet the Skywalkers?

How have I missed this for three weeks?  It’s a brilliant cut and narration by Ron Howard, who brings together two of the best “family” franchises in a great way. I’ll be back later tonight for a quick review of … Continue reading

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Solo Story Glory

The second full trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story had to do one thing: make the movie much bigger and louder and unexpected that what we saw of the Super Bowl trailer a few months ago.  Here’s what we … Continue reading

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Best in the Galaxy Far, Far Away?

Well, the full trailer is much better than the teaser played during the first commercial break of the Super Bowl.  Even still, the jury will be out for a while on this one. The struggle I foresee this movie having … Continue reading

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Strong Echoes from a Long Time Ago . . .

Sometimes I think going to a “Skywalker Saga” Star Wars movie for the John Williams soundtrack alone is perfectly fine.  The director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rian Johnson, recently posted a clip of Williams directing one of the … Continue reading

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Unclosed Loop: The Last Jedi

Perhaps the only thing more interesting in the Star Wars universe than The Last Jedi right now is what people have been saying about the movie.  I posted my initial thoughts here.  Now that school is back in session, though, … Continue reading

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Action Movie Frazz

For some, this Frazz strip by Jef Mallett explains Star Wars: The Last Jedi perfectly. The latest Star Wars has definitely encouraged debate and inspired some great writing.  More on that sometime this weekend. (image from go comics.com)

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