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conventions! – D23 & SDCC 2017

D23 and Comic Con were back to back weekends. Why would I subject myself to such a strenuous schedule? I wouldn’t have it any other way, feeding the inner nerd two weekends in a row was definitely tasking on the body but it was so much fun.

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star wars rebels – twin suns

The episode Twin Suns in Star Wars Rebels season 3 premiered this weekend. If you haven’t kept up with Rebels, you should go back and start this series. In no time you’ll catch up to season 3, in fact, you’d probably get there faster than light speed ūüôā

This show has been a lot of fun, and season 3 amps that up in a way I was not expecting.
The latest episode (Twin Suns) cements this series to the original trilogy even more. The last scene hit me and left me emotional in way that I wasn’t expecting, it manages to tie in the prequels with the original trilogy. Bravo!

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Eugene

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rogue one: a star wars story – more star warrrrs, nuthin’ but star waaars!

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first stand-alone film installment in the epic space opera of Star Wars Anthology series. Rogue One is directed by Gareth Edwards, written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy, from a story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta. It stars; Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, DonnieYen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. 
The plot follows Jyn Erso (Jones), the daughter of the designer of the Death Star, and her quest to retrieve the plans for destroying it. Continue reading

my top two movies of 2015

I’ve tried to pick two movies out of the year that were my favorites.  One tends to be the movie I’ve viewed the most, a lot of the times it’s the movie that I’ve paid to see more than once.  And the other movie is one that I just want to be recognized or pointed out. This year was the year for nostalgia.

2015
(it’s a tie for most viewed in the theatre)
Mad Max: Fury Road (3 times in the theatre)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (3 times in the theatre)

Turbo Kid

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star wars: the force awakens – star wars! nuthin’ but staar waars!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is finally out. This is truly the most anticipated movie of the year. Now that the world has been given ample time to watch this film, here, we, go!
The Force Awakens takes place about thirty years after Luke became a Jedi and the second Death Star was destroyed. Now he’s disappeared and the First Order (what became of the Galactic Empire) and the Resistance (backed by the Republic and led by General Leia) search the galaxy to find him.

The film is directed by J.J. Abrams, it stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max von Sydow. It’s written by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt.

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part 2 of anaheim 2015 – star wars celebration (picture heavy)

Here’s some more pictures from the Star Wars Celebration

Anthony Daniels – C-3PO

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anaheim 2015 – star wars celebration (picture heavy)

This past weekend was the Anaheim 2015 Star Wars Celebration. This is the first time I went to a Star Wars only convention, I was a bit skeptical leading up to the event. I had never been, and having in Southern California was a plus, meaning that I could attend. But I was most fearful of being able to “walk” the floor in only an hour or two and then be done. so glad that I was wrong, I ended up spending nearly 8 hours at the Anaheim convention center.

I actually went to a panel as well. What made the time there great was spending it with friends, so the line waiting wasn’t that bad. The costumes of attendees were also ‘most impressive,” most if not all of the costumes were on the higher end of the spectrum.
But what made it extra fun were the photo ops that were throughout the floor. The detail in re-creating sets and props from the movie was absolutely amazing.

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star wars rebels

With the official trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens being all over the internet now, there’s been a lot of buzz on all things Star Wars. Episode VII doesn’t come out until next year, and a full year at that.

What will be able to tide you over until then? Star Wars Rebels, you can watch them online here.
I’ve been able to keep current with Rebels, and it has not disappointed. It’s fun and has a connection to the original trilogy.

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Eugene