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Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (a review)

See, this is why I write books. I’m not really going to bother reviewing this movie, although I usually preface my reviews with some sort of disclaimer about how I’m not going to write a review and then I write … Continue reading

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Bonus post: Star Wars (again)

Not a lot to add here. Just bumped into this video and it sums up how I felt about Episode VIII: The Last Jedi pretty well. I’ve still only seen it the once, but the more I reflect on it, … Continue reading

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Return of the Jedi (a mini-review)

In preparation for Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker next week, and given our extremely packed schedule for the next few days, I decided to give Wump a crash course in Star Wars. Basically, we watched Episode VI: Return of … Continue reading

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The Big Weekender of Meta Reviews, Part 3: No, Really, Is Star Wars Dead?

Day 40. 99 pages, 44,958 words. Here’s what I really don’t get about the hate Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi has gotten: The scene in the casino. Everyone seems to want to dump on it. Now, could the … Continue reading

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Weekend conundrum: Is Star Wars dying?

Day 33. 90 pages, 40,154 words. I really liked The Force Awakens. I liked Rogue One, maybe even more so than The Force Awakens. I liked The Last Jedi, although I’m still trying to wrap my head around what happened there and … Continue reading

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Solo (a review)

Day 13. 134 pages, 62,810 words. Part One finished. It was a productive weekend and now my girls are all home and all is well with the world. Confession time. I went to see Solo: A Star Wars Story last … Continue reading

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Solo and the new Star Wars era

The following blog post, amalgamated from a fascinating Facebook conversation I lurked through on my esteemed associate Ilya’s wall, as well as another article and discussion I nabbed from my other esteemed associate M. “Cat Protocol” A.’s wall, requires very … Continue reading

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