Tag: Star Wars

Star Wars Superfan Test: How Many of the Mos Eisley Cantina Scene Characters Can You Name?

5. That’s how many characters I can name in Star Wars‘ iconic Mos Eisley Cantina scene. There’s Luke and Obi-Wan, obviously. Plus, Chewbacca, Han Solo and Greedo. You know what that means? That I am […]

Does Star Wars: The Last Jedi Need An Anakin Skywalker Cameo?

There are certain movie moments which inspire collective euphoria, ushering you and countless others in a darkened room into a beautiful shared experience. I felt it when Joss Whedon’s camera zoomed over The Avengers as […]

My Cynical, Yet Overjoyed Reaction to the Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer

Move over, Thor: Ragnarok. There’s about to be a new most-watched trailer in Disney history. I present  to you the Star Wars: The Last Jedi teaser trailer: Cynical response: I wonder how much of Luke’s dialogue […]

4 Things I Learned From Ahmed Best’s New I Was There Too Interview #TryPod

There was a hashtag movement last month called #trypod, but I, as a Stand By Me character might put it, really screwed the pooch. Podcast hosts everywhere encouraged all of us to not only recommend a podcast […]

Literally Just a Video of Arnold Schwarzenegger Movie Lines Spliced Into Star Wars IV-VI

YouTube and its curious algorithm just recommended that I watch this 4-year-old video of Arnold Schwarzenegger movie lines spliced into Darth Vader scenes from Star Wars IV, V and VI. If this ever changing world in […]

January’s Box Office Pileup: Is This All Because of The Force Awakens?

The question of whether or not there are too many movies in theaters this month certainly qualifies as a first-world problem of the highest degree. Nonetheless, it is a question worth pondering, especially after notable […]

This HBO Documentary Is Going to Break Our Hearts All Over Again Next Year

UPDATED 12/30/16: HBO has surprisingly decided to air Bright Lights: Starring Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher next weekend, January 7th to be exact. Original article follows: 2016 has now officially been the year written by […]

8 Things I Learned About Carrie Fisher From Wishful Drinking & Postcards From the Edge

Carrie Fisher is gone, yet I feel as if I’m just now getting to know her. Last night, I binge-watched her 2010 one woman show Wishful Drinking (2010) in which she discusses her life from […]

Film Review: Rogue One is a War Film Hiding in a Feel-Good Franchise

Gareth Edward’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story bases its entire narrative upon a single line of text in A New Hope’s opening scroll: “During [a] battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to […]

So, Is $155 Million a Good Opening Weekend?: Putting Rogue One’s Box Office in Context

There was never any question of whether or not Rogue One: A Star Wars Story would make a lot of money. Instead, it’s always been a question of exactly how much money it would make, […]