My Favorite Movies #40 – Return of the Jedi

Return of the Jedi 1983 Directed by Richard Marquand Quick synopsis... George Lucas delivers the finale to his original epic space trilogy with the rebel forces' last stand against the Empire and Luke Skywalker's (Mark Hamill) fateful confrontation with his nemesis, Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones). Skywalker tries to rescue Han Solo (Harrison … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #40 – Return of the Jedi

The Hero/Villain Parley

I don't know about you, but I love it when movies or TV shows throw in scenes where the hero and the villain meet and just have a conversation. It doesn't necessarily have to be the first time these two characters come face to face, it just has to result in an interesting encounter that … Continue reading The Hero/Villain Parley

Boba Fett Is a Chump

Yeah, I said it. Boba Fett is a chump. Look, I’ve never understood the big deal with Boba Fett. But it seems that there has pretty much always been this pocket of Star Wars fandom that loves the guy. Like he’s the biggest badass in the galaxy. Next to, one would assume, Darth Vader. He’s … Continue reading Boba Fett Is a Chump

My Favorite Movies #94 – Rogue One

Rogue One 2016 Directed by Gareth Edwards Netflix says... Before the events of the original "Star Wars" trilogy, the Rebel Alliance enlists a team of rogue fighters to steal plans for the Galactic Empire's new space station -- a powerful superweapon called the Death Star. I mentioned that last week's movie, Star Trek: First Contact, … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #94 – Rogue One

AFI #13 – Star Wars

Star Wars 1977 Directed by George Lucas Netflix says... Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness) guides intrepid Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) on a valiant bid to save the captured Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) from Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones). With his trusty droids and smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Skywalker must also destroy the Galactic … Continue reading AFI #13 – Star Wars

The Lure of the Dark Side

I've been a PC. All my adult life. There was a time, in high school, when I flirted with the idea of using a Mac. But that was because all of the writing labs at school were equipped with Apple products. And that was before having anything with the Apple logo on it was the … Continue reading The Lure of the Dark Side

Can We Talk About Kylo Ren?

First, I must make you aware that this blog post will be discussing key plot points of the new Star Wars movie. Therefore, if you have not yet seen The Force Awakens, what the heck are you waiting for? Wait, that's not what I meant to write there. If you have not yet seen The … Continue reading Can We Talk About Kylo Ren?