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A Bunch of STAR WARS EPISODE VIII Predictions For ‘Ya

As a writer, one of my favourite things to do is create my own plots for upcoming movies – basically, write fan-fic. It’s fun to work with characters and environments that you’re already in love with, and it poses a creative challenge to predict plot developments for a story which you don’t fully know inside-and-out. […]

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STAR WARS EPISODE VIII Gets Some New Cast Members!!!

Star Wars Episode VIII has officially started filming!!! Even though it was filming before The Force Awakens came out. Similar to the start of production on VII, StarWars.com has issued a press release and revealed the new cast – although there’s a lack of black-and-white photos of them all sat around a table. Unsurprisingly, all of […]

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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: THE FORCE AWAKENS is Basically A NEW HOPE

Well. Where to start? It’s fair to say that The Force Awakens was (we can say that now) the most anticipated film of all time, which can be supported by the extraordinary advance ticket sales, audience buzz, YouTube views and the sheer brand power that is Star Wars. With all that riding on one movie, […]

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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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Know Your Lightsabers with These Cool Infographics

If there’s one thing as exciting as the new release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s the notion of living in a Star Wars universe ourselves. More specifically, it’s exciting to play with the idea of wielding our own lightsabers. We could strike down bad guys (and occasionally good guys), we could cut through […]

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STAR WARS, as Re-Enacted by LOKI, MARGAERY TYRELL, HARRY POTTER and More!

Everybody is cashing in on the Star Wars hype; Facebook, Spotify, the UK government – and even A-list celebrities. To celebrate The Force Awakens, MTV have compiled something of a re-enactment of the movie featuring the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Dormer, Elijah Wood, Tina Fey and way more. Well, I say re-enactment, but it’s […]

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So… Is STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Any Good?

It’s a question which has been terrifying everyone, from the most hardcore fan to Disney themselves, since October 2012 when the Lucasfilm buyout was announced. Will it actually live up to the hype? Will it deliver in any way, shape or form? Will J.J. Abrams succeed in revitalising Star Wars for a new generation? Fortunately, […]

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My STAR WARS Story – Claudia Chavarin

Thanks for reading and following along for Star Wars Week! It’s been fun and even though I’m excited for the movie to premiere, I’m also sad because that also means that Star Wars Week will becoming to an end soon. The Star Wars articles are not quite finished however, so please enjoy My Star Wars Story. […]

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