Category Archives: Star Wars

Begin the Begin: A Spoiler-Free Review of “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

*Re-post for those who may have missed it! By Dan Fischer It’s fair to say that my opinion of the latest trio of Star Wars movies has not been kind.  As wildly popular as the franchise is right now, the new movies (Episodes 7, 8 and Rogue One) have left me decidedly under-whelmed.  The performances have been largely uneven, ranging from good (Benicio del Toro) to solid (Daisy Ridley) to utterly horrendous (Feli

May 25th, 1977 Star Wars Changes The World

May the force be with you….. Were you there the day it opened?  Did you hear that music that has become a favorite of Star Wars fans everywhere?  You saw the now familiar words on the screen: “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away….” Next you saw the film name and then the scroll which has become such a huge part of Star Wars.  The first scroll read as follows: It is a period of ci

Star Wars Babies

This Utah couple is giving new meaning to the phrase Luke, I am your father. When Ross and Kendall Robbins found out they were pregnant with twins, a boy and a girl, with a due date in May, they knew what they had to do. And that’s just what they did. They scheduled to be induced on May 4th, the official Star Wars day, and made the decision to pay homage to two of the main characters from the original Star Wars t

THE LEGO GROUP TAKES FLIGHT

FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND LEGO® BRICK MILLENNIUM FALCON PEDICAB TAKES TO THE STREETS OF MANHATTAN IN CELEBRATION OF STAR WARS MAY THE 4th OFFERING A LIMITED NUMBER OF FREE RIDES AROUND BRYANT PARK AND A CHEWBACCA MEET-AND-GREET http://www.themainstreetmouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Pedicab-Speedbuild-no-music-v2.mp4 To celebrate the famed Star WarsTM holiday, May the 4th and the anticipated film, Solo: A Star W

New Star Wars Shows Coming – When Is It Too Much

They say you can’t have too much of a good thing. I’m not sure who “they” are because there are negative consequences to too much ice cream or pizza, both of which are good things. However, what about something like Star Wars? How much Star Wars is too much Star Wars? Since Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, they haven’t been shy about creating new films and shows. In addition to the recent expansion of

Top 5 Star Wars Couples Ranked

Valentine’s Day is upon us, a time to celebrate love, consume too much chocolate, and watch sappy movies. Or, countdown the top 5 Star Wars canon couples, if that’s more your thing. 5. Reylo – Kylo Ren and Rey The Internet has affectionately combined Rey and Kylo through several years of “shipping” (wanting two characters to get together) to form the name Reylo. I have Reylo at number 5 on my countdo

Ladies of The Last Jedi

**Warning – This post contains spoilers** Throughout recent years, the number of female characters in Star Wars has grown. From television shows to movies, a variety of ladies have recently entered the Star Wars universe. However, there has never been an instance when so many diverse women and characters have been together in one Star Wars film. Until now. The Last Jedi brought audiences several amazing femal