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I’ll walk 600 miles for one of your stormtooper smiles.

July 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
I’ll walk 600 miles for one of your stormtooper smiles.

Here’s a very touching story that would play with the heart strings of even a Dark Lord of the Sith. With Kevin Doyle’s wife Eileen sadly passed away to cancer, our plucky Kevin decided he would honour her memory by marching the 600 miles to San Diego Comic-Con on foot in honour of her memory […]

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Han Solo … very solo, with new standalone young Han Solo movie.

July 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Han Solo … very solo, with new standalone young Han Solo movie.

The Lego Movie‘s directors, Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, are to send the young Han Solo off for a series of adventures in a new, as yet untitled, Han Solo solo film which will be warping our way on May 25th 2018 (hope you forgive the punn-ishment – it was just too good). Phil and […]

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Star Wars: Lords Of The Sith by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

June 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Lords Of The Sith by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

Having reviewed ‘Star Wars’ books for a little while now, I’ve noticed that the books about ‘evil’ characters tend to fall into two distinct camps. Those books that explore the origins of some of the characters through political or murderous ends such as ‘Darth Plagueis’ or ‘Tarkin’ and those that feature the Sith being cornered […]

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Star Wars: Heir To The Jedi by Kevin Hearne (book review).

June 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Heir To The Jedi by Kevin Hearne (book review).

As 2015 lumbers on with all the speed and grace of an AT-AT on Dagobah, Del Rey books (Century reprints in the UK) continue to publish some ‘Star Wars’ novels that had been slated for release prior to the great continuity severance of 2014. ‘Star Wars: Heir To The Jedi’ by Kevin Hearne is one […]

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Star Wars: The Adventures Of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight by Tony Diterlizzi and Ralph McQuarrie (book review).

June 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Adventures Of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight by Tony Diterlizzi and Ralph McQuarrie (book review).

‘Star Wars: The Adventures Of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight’ is a children’s picture book aimed at relating the events of the original trilogy to a younger readership. Aimed at seven year-old readers and this could be an easy way to get the youngsters in your life up to speed with the saga before ‘Star Wars: […]

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Goodbye Sir Christopher Lee, Dooku & Saruman both.

June 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Goodbye Sir Christopher Lee, Dooku & Saruman both.

Actor Sir Christopher Lee, aged 93, has passed away from respiratory problems while at hospital. Lee usually portrayed villains and first became a star for his role as Count Dracula in a string of Hammer Horror films. His other notable roles include Scaramanga in the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), […]

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Star Wars Rebels Season 2: The Siege Of Lothal.

June 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Rebels Season 2: The Siege Of Lothal.

Here comes a short trailer for the cartoon-animated adventures of Star Wars Rebels Season 2: The Siege Of Lothal. Can a world burn? You better believe it!

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Gambit: Siege by Karen Miller (book review).

May 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Gambit: Siege by Karen Miller (book review).

Following the events of ‘Star Wars: Clone Wars Gambit: Stealth’, Jedi Knights Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker are in a groundcar fleeing enemy forces on the hostile enemy planet Lanteeb which has been taken by Separatist forces. The bad guys are using the mineral damotite, common on Lanteeb, to develop a nasty bioweapon. Our heroes […]

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Star Wars: Tarkin by James Luceno (book review)

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Tarkin by James Luceno   (book review)

Grand Moff Tarkin, exquisitely played by Peter Cushing in ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ was always an intriguing character. The man tasked with ‘holding Vader’s leash’ came across as ruthless but eloquent. In his few brief scenes in the original movie, he conveys an intellect that is at once in sync, but different to the […]

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Star Destroyer . . . destroyed in slow-mo.

May 5, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Destroyer . . . destroyed in slow-mo.

There are many ways, it seems to celebrate the 4th (as in, May the 4th be with you). One of them is to build a massive Lego Star Destroyer, drop it from a great height, and film the results in slow motion. Today’s the 5th May – Revenge of the 5th!

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