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STAR WARS EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE is a Study in What it Takes to be Good

This is the fourth installment of our Star Wars Week review series. Check out our reviews of The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith! When I opened up WordPress to write this review, I found myself stuck for content. A New Hope is gonna be forty years old in seventeen […]

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STAR WARS EPISODE III: REVENGE OF THE SITH Is All About Deception?!

Revenge of the Sith is the third (ish) installment in the Star Wars franchise as we continue on with Star Wars Week. In case you missed it, our reviews of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones can be read on here and here. The previous […]

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STAR WARS EPISODE II: ATTACK OF THE CLONES Tries to Be EMPIRE and Fails

This is the second installment of our Star Wars Week review series. You can read our review of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace here. After the insane backlash against The Phantom Menace, it seems as if George Lucas would want to pull out all the stops to get the fans back on his […]

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STAR WARS EPISODE I: THE PHANTOM MENACE Has an Identity Crisis

This is the first installment of our Star Wars Week review series. We would link you to something else worth your while, but unfortunately it’s all yet to come. Stay tuned! Much has been written of The Phantom Menace in the past sixteen years; it’s infamous disappointment, how it impacted geek culture, and the raging […]

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George Lucas Gives STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS a Half-Assed Compliment

It must be tough being George Lucas. On one hand, he basically created the modern studio system, summer blockbusters, CGI, and revolutionized storytelling. On the other, he became exactly what he hates – a wealthy, profits-driven businessman – and his name is often uttered with caution within fan communities and wider movie-loving groups, perhaps unnecessarily. […]

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Prepare to go (STAR TREK) BEYOND with STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

As long as the concept of reality has existed, there has been a war between the Fans of Trek and those of Wars. Vicious battles have been fought, evil atrocities committed on both sides, yet in the past few years there has been a slowly-evolving truce between the two factions. General J.J. Abrams attempted to […]

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How Will INDIANA JONES Continue if it Won’t be ‘BOND-ed’?

2015 has been a year which will likely be looked back on as the one which began the “stuff-you-loved-as-a-kid reboot” craze. So far we’ve seen Mad Max: Fury Road become a pop culture icon, Jurassic World blow up the box office to the tune of $1.6B, Terminator: Genisys falter and then kinda pick itself back up, every […]

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Prepare to Bust a Nut: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer Coming Monday

!!!! !!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT’S TIME! Forget that anniversary dinner. The cat can probably live another day without food. And did you REALLY need to go to your kid’s baseball game, anyway? No, you don’t: what you’re gonna be doing instead is watching the brand new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Two days ago, […]

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Fanboy Round-Up: DOCTOR WHO! X-MEN! STAR WARS!

Welcome back to another edition of Fanboy Round-Up, your weekly refresher of last week’s news output. If you missed out on anything or just want a bit of a top-up then this column is for you! It was a real varied batch; a Men in Black reboot was announced along with some Prometheus sequels, as […]

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Fanboy Round-Up: DOCTOR WHO! PACIFIC RIM! TRANSFORMERS!

Welcome to another edition of Fanboy Round-Up, your weekly, well, round-up of news. If you missed out on a lot of cool stuff or just want a little bit of a refresher then this is for you! Last week was pretty big for news; lots of Doctor Who, lots of Pacific Rim and a healthy […]

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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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Fanboy Round-Up: GODZILLA, APOCALYPSE and ZOMBIES

Welcome back to another edition of Fanboy Round-Up, the weekly column for those of you who missed out on last week’s news or need a little bit of a refresher – and last week was super busy. So busy that we have to include more stories in this feature than we usually do. We’ll start […]

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