Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Many have tried to explain the legacy behind Star Wars. Many have tried to understand how this has become such a multi-decade phenomenon despite it’s creator’s seeming ambivalence towards the series for nearly two decades. No matter your feeling about the prequels, it’s impossible to deny that the prequels failed to fan the same flames that the first trilogy ignited. Yet despite all of those set backs, the fandom continues and has re-emerged in a way that has so far been impossible to replicate in the dozens of Hollywood rebates that have emerged over the last 15 years. Only Disney, … Read more…

Star Wars: The Names Awakened

Remember all those new characters from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer whose identities we could only speculate on? Well now we at least have their names, curtesy of J.J. Abrams delivering some awesome retro-looking Topps cards to Entertainment Weekly over the weekend. First of all, that’s one of the coolest ways to leak out some new Star Wars details. Second of all, well now we have names. So now what? These names don’t really tell us much on the surface, really. Letting these names slip isn’t some disastrous spoiler or anything. But I’m a Star Wars fan, as … Read more…

Star Wars: A Teaser Awakens Part II

“The Millenium Falcon Looks Awesome Need I say more?” Heck yeah, I do. I mean, come on, this is the trailer to the movie that succeeds Return of the friggin Jedi. In my opinion, this is the most significant thing to happen to Star Wars since 1983, when Return of the Jedi came out. There’s no way I’m going to stop talking about it. Heck, my wife’s already tired of it. I might as well make you tired of it too. My last article about this matter was written mere hours after I saw the trailer. I’ve now had 72 … Read more…