May 25th marks 42 years since the original Star Wars was released in theaters. I remember seeing the film for the first time at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C.
During the Star Wars Celebration today, a suspenseful new teaser trailer for the new Star Wars film ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ debuted. The movie hits theatres in December 2019.
Solo: A Star Wars Story, is the second anthology movie of the Star Wars franchise, and fourth since Disney bought the right in 2012, was released this weekend and I took my son Samuel to see it. It is an old-school blockbuster movie that is very entertaining.
An author at Politico compares America’s enemies to the rebels in ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ and thinks the U.S. is like the evil empire. An interesting read…
Sad to hear that Carrie Fisher, author, actress, and ‘Star Wars’ heroine, passed away today at age 60. Here are some examples of her terrific humor.
Good list here from Esquire magazine that is more than likely make me re-watch the series to see if I can spot them myself. Check out the list at the link above.
How many did you know?
The popular news story going around the internet is that Star Wars: The Force Awakens (a FANTASTIC re-boot of the series), copies the original – Stars Wars: A New Hope. While I don’t think that is 100% true, there are many similarities. EW points out the similarities in a post you can find using the link above.
NOTE: If you have NOT seen the movie yet, the similarities are NOT spoiler-free.