Category Archives: Star Wars

A Conversation on Main Street: With Ashley Eckstein @HerUniverse

A Conversation on Main Street: With Ashley Eckstein @HerUniverse 1 Actress and entrepreneur Ashley Eckstein has become a household name among fans of all ages and interests. From voicing the now iconic character Ahsoka Tano to founding the fangirl-centric merchandise brand Her Universe, Ashley is living proof of Walt Disney’s famous quote, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” She’s been featured across national outlets such as Forbes, ABC News, The New York Times, The Los Continue Reading

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

Begin the Begin: A Spoiler-Free Review of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” 6 *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 Continue Reading

May 25th, 1977 Star Wars Changes The World

May 25th, 1977 Star Wars Changes The World 10 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 Continue Reading

Star Wars Babies

Star Wars Babies 12 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 Continue Reading

THE LEGO GROUP TAKES FLIGHT

THE LEGO GROUP TAKES FLIGHT 13 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 Continue Reading

New Star Wars Shows Coming – When Is It Too Much

New Star Wars Shows Coming - When Is It Too Much 21 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 Continue Reading

Top 5 Star Wars Couples Ranked

Top 5 Star Wars Couples Ranked 23 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 Continue Reading

Ladies of The Last Jedi

Ladies of The Last Jedi 29 **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 Continue Reading

9 Things We Know About Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World So Far

9 Things We Know About Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World So Far 32 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker 1. It Opens Next Year! – Opening date is currently set at 2019. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the Disneyland Resort will debut first and the land at the Walt Disney World Resort will debut second. 2. It’s Set On The Planet Batuu – At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, guests visit Batuu, a remote outpost on the galaxy’s edge was once a busy crossroa Continue Reading

Star Wars Quotes Said Wrong

Star Wars Quotes Said Wrong 34 Since 1977, Star Wars has been a major piece of popular culture.  One thing that keeps something so relevant is the quotes that people repeat, have on a shirt and use as a catchphrase.  There are a few from Star Wars that just never seem to be said the exact way it was in the film.  I admit, I’ve done that myself and still do.  How many reading this can relate? Here are the top 3 #3 “May The Force B Continue Reading

A Spoiler Free Review Of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

A Spoiler Free Review Of Star Wars: The Last Jedi 35 Overview The Last Jedi is a fantastic movie that pushed characters in new directions beyond expectations. It is the most beautiful and visually pleasing Star Wars film yet. However, it is about a half hour too long. It also included several moments that were a bit odd and didn’t quite work. Overall, I give The Last Jedi a solid B+. Summary As a spoiler free review, I won’t mention anything you don’t already Continue Reading