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Ranking the Films of George Lucas

George Lucas created the universe that overwhelmed my childhood and my imagination. Sure, that universe hasn’t been quite the same since 1983 but it is still a massive franchise that will now go on until the end of time thanks to Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm. 83 more words


Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

After the astronomical mess that was The Phantom Menace, fans can be thankful that George Lucas awoke to his senses when he made this second entry of the sprawling prequel trilogy. 554 more words


FYC Episode 13: Star Wars (1977)

I’ve decided to introduce some new content by posting episodes of my film commentary podcast, For Your Consideration, here on the Meanwhile… page starting with our May the 4th celebration show featuring…yup, you guessed it. 143 more words


Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

Watched as part of my walk down the Blockbusters-lane; Back to the Bang for the Buck

I’ve never been a fanboy, nor do I have a certain nostalgic attachment to this movie or the franchise.

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Movie Review

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

As part of the run up to Star Wars Day, I’ve got something special for this month. Starting from today, every day until May 7th will feature a Star Wars film review of all seven Star Wars films so far. 646 more words


Chewbacca reveals secrets of Star Wars at Calgary Expo

Near the beginning of 1980’s The Empire Strikes Back, there’s an iconic scene of Chewbacca covered in snow on the icy planet of Hoth.

Shot in Norway, the scene was initially a little more comfortable for actors Harrison Ford, playing Han Solo, and Peter Mayhew, playing Chewbacca. 668 more words

Local Arts

This Modern Trailer For The Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Will Make You Want It Back In Theaters Now

Oh. My. God. Behold, Star Wars geeks and everyone else, the coolest thing you will ever see.

Hyperbole? Maybe a little. But I dare you to watch this mashup trailer for the original trilogy and not want to run through a wall like a wookie warrior who just drank two cases of Red Bull. 203 more words