Tag Archives: Star Wars

2019 – the end, 2020 – a beginning

Even for a person who has spent the last 40+ years in genre fandom such as Doctor Who, Star Wars, X-Men, Avengers, 2019 was a memorable year for endings.  I’ve been a Star Wars fan from 1976 when I first … Continue reading

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Coming this April strong women abound on SF and Fantasy screens

Captain Marvel. Wonder Woman. Princess Leia.  Shuri. Natasha Romanoff the Black Widow. Mon Mothma. Okoye. Arya Stark, Elsa, Maz Kanata.  In the last decade, there has been an explosion of strong women in movie and television’s science fiction/fantasy genre. (I … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Star Wars fangirls… and other dreamers

It’s Your Universe, You Have The Power To Make It Happen by Ashley Eckstein. For those unfamiliar with the name, Ashley Eckstein is the actress who voiced the Star Wars animated character Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: Clones, and in the … Continue reading

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Trying to understand the business of movies?

I enjoy reading books on the making of movies. Like potato chips, the books come out, are read on the sofa, and you go on to the next. Every now and then, a book will stick in your mind. When … Continue reading

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#ColorOurCollection and #SW:TFA in Imax: updates

What’s the use of a blog if you can’t update your earlier postings on such things as “#StarWars ” and “#ColorOurCollection” ? Update on ” #StarWarsTheForceAwakens ” see it your way: I went to see SW:TFA for a fourth time at … Continue reading

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See it your way: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in 3 different theaters

It’s been a month. If you’ve managed to stay spoiler-free about “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, then you must be living an Internet-free life or as a recluse in an Irish island monastery – and will not be reading this. … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (spoilers)

I put off this review for three weeks but it’s hard to imagine that anyone who wants to see it hasn’t: 1) found a way, 2) or inadvertently, read spoilers. If you want to avoid this review, go ahead. Yes, there … Continue reading

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