Star Wars – A Galaxy of Daddy Issues
Daddy issues. What would Star Wars be without them? And how many Star Wars movies center around this one big Oedipal question? I have to wonder about George Lucas’ extreme father fixation. Darth Vader even means ‘dark father’, which is a seriously big clue right off the bat. Daddy Issues are a huge thing in […]
The Star Wars Holiday Special …Is it really that bad?
Is it really that bad? Yes. Yes it is. With a few moments that were faintly amusing. Created using the real-to-goodness original cast of Star Wars from A New Hope, The Star Wars Holiday Special was an earnest 1978 TV movie featuring awful production values, clearly stoned actors, and some really cracked-out looking Wookiees. Really, […]
I have a bad feeling about this… Who said it in Star Wars and When?
In the far away and long ago galaxy of Star Wars, everyone’s a prophet. Who hasn’t said they have a bad feeling about something? Well, except that one time Han said he had a good feeling. It’s the franchise’s longest-running gag, at least through the 10th film of Solo, A Star Wars Story. Updated now […]
Movie Rewatch Review – Solo (A Star Wars Story)
I don’t know why so many Star Wars fans have a problem with Solo. All I can think of is that it was released too close to The Last Jedi, which really incited the fan base. Otherwise, I can’t imagine why this excellent film was panned. I loved it, and I’m not sure yet where […]
Solo: A Star Wars Party in San Diego
Last night Solo: A Star Wars Story splashed across screens in the US, to much excitement and fanfare. Everyone loves Harrison Ford’s Han, so people were excited and curious to see a different actor’s take on the iconic character. [pullquote]Geek that I am, I looked around for a party full of fellow fans to share […]
Star Wars Last Shot – A Han and Lando Novel
With the arrival of Solo —the newest Star Wars Story set to splash on cinema screens — pretty much the entire galaxy is primed to learn more about Han Solo. Just how did he fall from expert Imperial pilot to a petty criminal in a seedy underworld? Lots of pre-canon material is out there in book […]
New Solo Featurette: Becoming Solo
Han Solo is everyone’s favorite space rogue. Star Lord is kind of funnier, and might be almost as cool, but no one can top Han, or — at least — Harrison Ford’s version of him. He still had what it took to make us love Han all the more, in the Star Wars sequel trilogy […]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie review
Grade: A- I can safely say that SW:TFA is the 3rd best Star Wars movie in the franchise. And let’s be clear, it would take a miracle for JJ Abrams to create something better than New Hope or Empire Strikes Back. This is easily the funniest movie in the franchise. Almost, but not every, funny […]