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Alter Ego # 145 March 2017 (magazine review).

February 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Alter Ego # 145 March 2017 (magazine review).

Despite having a ‘Monark Starstalker’ cover, this issue of ‘Alter Ego’ is devoted to that little known film from 40 years ago called ‘Star Wars’, long before it got referred to as ‘A New Hope’. Actually, it’s more to do with the comicbook adaptation. In the editorial, Roy Thomas says they couldn’t get permission in […]

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Droids: because everyone needs Robot Friends?

February 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Droids: because everyone needs Robot Friends?

What would have happened if George Lucas had shot a version of comedy TV series Friends, only with robots from Star Wars? Imagine no more, dear reader. Feast your vision receptors on the epic scifi comedy, Droids!  

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Disneyland goes Star Wars crazy in 2019 (and Avatar loopy this year)!

February 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Disneyland goes Star Wars crazy in 2019 (and Avatar loopy this year)!

Disney Chairman Bob Iger told the Nest that Pandora: The World of Avatar, an expansion for Disney’s Animal Kingdom inspired by science fiction movie Avatar, will be opening May 27th 2017. Bob also noted the new (as yet untitled) Star Wars-themed lands at Disneyland park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be opening in 2019. Created […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be the new movie.

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be the new movie.

The next Star Wars flick has just picked up an official title and it is Star Wars: The Last Jedi – nice. But is that Jedi singular or Jedi plural? Only time and the Force will tell.

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Star Wars Han Solo film gets a Woody (Harrelson).

January 12, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Star Wars Han Solo film gets a Woody (Harrelson).

Some news fresh in – the new Han Solo movie from the Star Wars stable has just hired Woody ‘The Hunger Games’ Harrelson to appear in the flick in a major role. The other main known actors for this movie are Alden Ehrenreich as young Han Solo, Donald Glover as young Lando Calrissian, and Emilia Clarke as the big female protagonist. […]

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The Art Of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by John Kushins (book review)

January 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by John Kushins    (book review)

**This review contains spoilers for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’. If you haven’t seen the film yet, I suggest you go watch it and then read this review!** As ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ continues to generate millions of dollars of revenue at the box office, this is a great time to take […]

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Star Wars Rebels season 3, part deux (trailer).

January 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Rebels season 3, part deux (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the last instalment of the 3rd season of Star Wars Rebels … for those who like their Star Wars cartoonified. You’ll need access to the Disney XD channel – final series hits on the 7th January 2017.

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Star Wars: Rogue One (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

January 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Rogue One (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ is the story of the early days of the Rebel Alliance that first appeared in the original 1977 ‘Star Wars’ film. A new young hero is introduced, Jyn Erso (played by Felicity Jones). The story is grim and gritty with a fairly complex plot that ties up loose ends from the […]

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Imperial Death Star: DS-1 Orbital Battle Station Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas (book review)

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Imperial Death Star: DS-1 Orbital Battle Station Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas   (book review)

Now here’s a book you would want to keep out of the Rebels’ hands, ‘Imperial Death Star: DS-1 Orbital Battle Station Owner’s Workshop Manual’ by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas. Here you get to see the development of the prototypes before the small moon-version endorsed by the Emperor Palpatine and built by the […]

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Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) : a memory by: GF Willmetts

December 27, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) :  a memory  by: GF Willmetts

When we heard Carrie Fisher had had a heart attack on her return to America, I’m sure we all thought she’d pull through. After all, in this day and age, sixty is now seen as being quite young. It was a shock tonight to learn it wasn’t to be. I had a look at her […]

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