There’s going to be a dearth of content soon if we’re not careful. Turn those scripts that are sitting in development hell into feature-length animated films!Read More Animation’s Opportunity
What one famous twist might owe to another.Read More A Surprising Similarity Between John Carpenter’s Escape from L.A. and Star Wars: The Last Jedi
OK, it’s been heavy around here lately, so here’s one that hopefully spurs some conversation that isn’t centered around anything but one of my favorite film series.Read More Which Viewing Order Should I Choose?
Postulating on fan behavior through the lens of Van Halen changing their lead singer 35 years ago.Read More Positively Fan Street
Is Force Lightning in and of itself actually deadly?Read More Exploring Force Lightning, Part III: Questions of Lethality
I was running an extension cord outdoors to do some yard work. Being me, this naturally led to pondering about Force Lightning.Read More Exploring Force Lightning, Part II: Personal Insulation
I was running an extension cord outdoors to do some yard work. Being me, this naturally led to pondering about Force Lightning.Read More Exploring Force Lightning, Part I: Surge Protection
My recent blogging respite has refreshed me, and left me…on fire with a great idea! Let me explain.Read More A Colossally Bad, and Therefore Inevitably Inescapable, Thing for Franchise Fans to Do
I decided to examine it as a symptom of a very troubling and lazy trend. The trend of franchise reboots by erasing previous continuity, but retaining the mythology of at least one of its predecessors.Read More Is It Time to Remake The Godfather Part III?
We may choose a different dealer, but it’s all the same drug.Read More In the Absence of Exclusives: Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker
Every nerd of a certain age today commemorates the release of a film that led to one of the deepest rifts in any fandom, and in the nerd sub-culture as a whole. I’m not going to spend a lot of time writing about it because I’ve written about it before. Most people will say “happy […]Read More Happy Anniversary to Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace
I continue to move along with “unanswered questions” from the Star Wars movies, making an effort to cast an eye toward some more of the outstanding questions from the new Disney©®™-era movies.Read More Another Unanswered Question from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
As I was rewatching Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace today for a special podcast episode that will be revealed soon, I had reason to think about what’s become the most meaningless nerd insult.Read More The Most Meaningless Nerd Insult