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Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Wild Space by Karen Miller (book review).

June 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Wild Space by Karen Miller (book review).

‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Wild Space’ by Karen Miller follows on from ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ by Karen Traviss. You don’t have to be called Karen to write ‘Star Wars’ books but, clearly, it helps. It is set at the time of the Clone Wars, when the Republic is fighting for survival against […]

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Jedi Break Room (web series review ).

June 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Jedi Break Room (web series review ).

‘The Jedi Break Room is a place where hard working Jedi can kick back and relax between missions. It seems that for budgetary reasons the Dark and Light sides of the force have merged and two former enemies meet up and have a chat. http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfkYfFk4t-hr-gTBr-aUKqmNkB4nmZ8s5 Written and directed by Matt Dundas and starring Brock Snyder and […]

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Star Wars: Maul: Lockdown by Joe Schreiber (book review).

June 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Maul: Lockdown by Joe Schreiber (book review).

For all the scorn heaped on to ‘The Phantom Menace’, some deservedly so, there was a feeling that the most successful character was also the one that died: Darth Maul. Voiced in whispered tones of evil by Peter Serafinowicz and portrayed by martial arts expert Ray Park, Maul presented us with a credible villain to […]

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars by Karen Traviss (book review).

June 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Clone Wars by Karen Traviss (book review).

The Clone Wars are an integral part of the ‘Star Wars’ saga as shown in the films. The cast of characters in this book are largely known to us already: Obi Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Yoda, Chancellor Palpatine, Count Dooku, Jabba the Hutt and so forth. We know how it all turns out for them. […]

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Star Wars: Scoundrels by Timothy Zahn (book review).

June 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Scoundrels by Timothy Zahn (book review).

What happens when some smugglers, swindlers, gamblers and the odd Rebel team-up to conduct a heist on high-ranking figure from one of the galaxy’s most notorious crime syndicates? This is the question posed by Timothy Zahn’s novel ‘Star Wars: Scoundrels’, a book that throws Han Solo and Lando Calrissian firmly into the world of ‘Ocean’s […]

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Star Wars: Riptide by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

May 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Riptide by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

‘Star Wars: Riptide’ by Paul S. Kemp is a follow up to ‘Star Wars: Crosscurrent’ and features many of the same characters. To avoid plot spoilers it is best not to read this review if you haven’t read ‘Crosscurrent’ yet, which you should do. It’s quite good. Following the events in ‘Star Wars: Crosscurrent’, the […]

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Want to appear in the next Star Wars movie as an extra?

May 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Want to appear in the next Star Wars movie as an extra?

J.J. Abrams has teamed up with the charity Unicef to offer fans the chance to appear in shot in the next Star Wars movie and meet JJ himself. Here’s the blurb . . . Star Wars fans, movie lovers, and dreamers, this is it. The return of the most beloved franchise of all time, and […]

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Star Wars: Crosscurrent by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

May 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Crosscurrent by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

I quite like ‘Star Wars’ but have only a nodding acquaintance with the films and am not a ‘Warsie’, if there is such a being. I mention this in order to elicit forgiveness in advance for any errors I make from those hardcore fans who know Han Solo’s shoe size and Darth Vader’s favourite colour. […]

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Star Wars: Empire And Rebellion: Honor Among Thieves by James S.A. Corey (book review).

May 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Empire And Rebellion: Honor Among Thieves by James S.A. Corey (book review).

‘Star Wars: Honour Among Thieves’ and includes the short story ‘Silver and Scarlet’, all by James SA Corey now occupies a unique place in ‘Star Wars’ history. It is the last novel to be published by Del Rey within the continuity of the ‘Expanded Universe’. Last month, Lucasfilm announced that the books, outside of the […]

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Star Wars Rebels gets some trailer action.

May 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Rebels gets some trailer action.

Starring a small band of heroes – Sabine, Kanan, Hera, Ezra, Zeb, and Chopper – Star Wars Rebels is set in a time where the Empire rules through fear and shrouds the galaxy in darkness. This trailer offers many new glimpses at sequences from the show, including the starship Ghost chased by TIE Fighters; young […]

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