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Star Wars and Growing Up: Reflections

I was about seven years old when my father bought the Star Wars original trilogy box set. In the following months I’m sure he secretly regretted that purchase; because like a child who has discovered an enjoyable film or cartoon, I rewatched the three episodes over and over again, seemingly never bored. 1,222 more words

A New Hope

Episode 3.5: An Old Hope

Spoilers in this one — don’t read it if you’re ever planning to see ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY.

THE FORCE AWAKENS had some kind of vestigial appeal for me because I was ten when STAR WARS came out. 1,135 more words


"Elton Jim" joins rebel forces with Jimmy Mac

Jim Mc Inerney, host of WGN Plus’ very own Rebel Forces Radio joined Elton Jim in the Allstate Showcase studio to talk about the latest news on the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. 57 more words

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Rogue One: A BrikHaus Review

Another year, and another Hollywood attempt to cash in on peoples’ childhoods. This time, it comes (again) in the form of Star Wars. The last movie,  966 more words


Star Wars Special: Episode V - Empire Strikes Back

After seeing Rogue One, I decided to review every Star Wars movie and I must say that this is the one I was waiting for. I also think that in terms of ton it is quite close to Rogue One, since both are darker and the Empire comes out much stronger than the Rebellion at the end of the movie. 891 more words

David Lynch almost directed Return of the Jedi, and others things we learned from George Lucas: A Life

George Lucas: A Life
By Brian Jay Jones
Little, Brown and Company
560 pp; $42

The creator of Star Wars needs no introduction, especially since we’ll be reintroduced to the franchise every year until a time far, far away. 648 more words


The Musical Hair and the Force


“I believe in God, and I believe that God believes in Claude, that’s me.”
Is a quote from the song The Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine In) from my musical Hair. 346 more words