Why I’m Excited: The Mandalorian

Like most fans, I’ve heard several stories about a potential Star Wars live action TV show. First, former Lucasfilm executive Rick McCallum talked about the idea for a show called Star Wars seemingly being developed in tandem with a still in the works Clone Wars animated TV series. After several conflicting reports regarding how many episodes…

REVIEW: Star Wars: Resistance – Season 1, Episodes 1, 2 and 3 “The Recruit,” “The Triple Dark” and “Fuel for the “Fire”

*Spoilers* “The Recruit” opens with three pilots trying to deliver Intel to the Resistance. One pilot tells the others to turn back and he’ll do it. Soon, First Order vessels catch up to him and damage his ship, but Poe Dameron arrives and saves him. The young pilot introduces himself as Kazuta Xiono, the son…

Russia Hacked Star Wars!

Do you dislike The Last Jedi? Then dasvidaniya, comrade. Hyperbole out of the way (on my end, anyway), I’m referring to a recently released study by Morten Bay, a researcher from University of Southern California, entitled “Weaponizing the haters: The Last Jedi and the strategic politicization of pop culture through social media manipulation” [sic]. Dr….

Kathleen Kennedy Stays at Lucasfilm

Disney is closing out the third quarter of 2018 with a plot twist, as The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively revealed that, contrary to expectations, the Mouse House has renewed the contract of Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy for another three years, keeping her in charge of Star Wars at least through 2021. The past few months,…