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STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Beats AVATAR in ‘Murika – WOOO!

Excuse the rather juvenile headline, but this news is quite exciting. On the whole, box office news is fairly boring; once in a while, however, a movie comes along which engages you completely in its box office domination or failure – e.g. Fantastic Four. Another such movie is The Force Awakens, which has broken record after […]

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STAR WARS: DARTH VADER ANNUAL #1 Review

The following contains spoilers for Star Wars: Darth Vader Annual #1. In my recent review of Star Wars Annual #1, I noted that a good annual can subvert our expectations while still delivering a self-contained story that provides excellent entertainment. As far as self-contained stories are concerned, the new Darth Vader Annual is a success. […]

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STAR WARS ANNUAL #1 Review

The following review contains mild spoilers for Star Wars Annual #1. Most comic book annuals strive to deliver big stories, often crossing over several characters from other franchises. You might see Spider-Man and Dr. Strange on the pages of Astonishing X-Men, and it isn’t surprising to see the Green Lantern make an appearance in a […]

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Lamenting the Death of the STAR WARS Expanded Universe

The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was highly anticipated, but many dedicated fans of the franchise were also somewhat shaken by the announcement that the Star Wars Expanded Universe would be rebranded as Star Wars Legends. It wasn’t the rebranding itself that caused a fuss, but rather the news that the former EU […]

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Hold Up – Disney are Re-Releasing the STAR WARS Theatrical Cuts?!

Holy shit. Back in 2012 when Disney bought Lucasfilm for a gazillion dollars and announced that more Star Wars movies were on the way, one of the many questions on fans’ lips was whether they would re-release the theatrical cuts of the Original Trilogy. Everybody knows that they’re all but unavailable, thanks to George Lucas’ […]

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It’s Woody v Buzz When TOY STORY Meets BATMAN V SUPERMAN

Ah, fan trailers. We’ve covered stuff from the folks at CineMash before (Batman v Superman v… Deadpool) and now they’re back with another fun crossover trailer, once again in the style of the aforementioned movie – just without Deadpool. I’ve never met a single person who dislikes Toy Story. It accomplishes everything it wants to […]

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