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

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

10 Movies I’m Anticipating in 2018

I love movies. And I’ve taken time to look ahead at the year to come. There are a lot of movies coming out that I’m going to want to see when they hit theaters. However, I’m not made of money. So there’s a good chance I’ll miss a good bit of them until they hit … Continue reading 10 Movies I’m Anticipating in 2018

A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Leia

I know, Leia isn't technically a Disney Princess. But here's the thing... Leia is a part of the Star Wars universe, which is owned now by Disney. Leia is a princess. Ergo, Leia is a Disney Princess. Just because she isn't a part of the official princess lineup, does not make her any less worthy … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Leia

The Last Command

Title: Star Wars: The Last Command Author: Timothy Zahn Published: 1993 The good guys won. The bad guys lost. All is right in the galaxy. Okay, that's an oversimplification of the events found in this novel. But that's kind of the gist of things. In this trilogy of books, Timothy Zahn does a great job … Continue reading The Last Command

Dark Force Rising

Title: Star Wars: Dark Force Rising Author: Timothy Zahn Published: 1992 Being the second part of a trilogy, this book did its job very well. It ramped up the action a bit and removed things along nicely, leaving a decent cliffhanger at the end. Like the previous installment, Heir to the Empire, I remember seeing … Continue reading Dark Force Rising

Heir to the Empire

Title: Star Wars: Heir to the Empire Author: Timothy Zahn Published: 1991 I'm kind of in Star Wars geek mode right now. Can you blame me? With Episode VII still fresh on my brain? Come on. I don't mind perpetuating my own geeky stereotype by reading an old Star Wars novel. And, yes, I know … Continue reading Heir to the Empire

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?