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Buckle Up Baby: SOLO Preview


Frank and Tim are back with their latest Star Wars episode. And while their predictions of Max von Sydow being Boba Fett and who Rey’s parents are didn’t prove to be correct; everything you hear in this podcast is true…

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My book on Star Wars and Geek Culture comes out on May 8th

On May 8th, FSG will publish my book I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture, which is available for… 397 more words


Lawrence Kasdan Autuer Series: The Big Chill


Frank, Jason, and Patrick discuss one of Lawrence Kasdan’s most seminal films, THE BIG CHILL. They discuss the thematic elements, the all-star cast, and the iconic soundtrack from the film.

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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Screenplay

“The only kind of writing is rewriting.” – Ernest Hemingway

A lot of new writers don’t take that quote seriously enough. The University System – in particular – encourages the “one draft wonder.” Those of us who went through that system quickly developed a sense that, if you can’t get it right the first time you won’t get it right at all. 2,295 more words

REVIEW: Silverado (1985)

A gunslinger named Emmett (Scott Glenn) finds a dying man named Paden (Kevin Kline) in the middle of the desert. After nursing him back to health they both ride together towards a frontier town named Silverado. 522 more words



It’s exciting, very funny and (to me) the surprise hit of the season. Dare I say it: I had more fun watching this enjoyable movie than I did the bloated Star Wars extravaganza. 586 more words


A Movie A Day #339: Continental Divide (1981, directed by Michael Apted)

Ernie Souchak (John Belushi) is a reporter in Chicago.  He specializes in stories about municipal corruption and Mafia power plays.  Needless to say, living in Chicago, that keeps him busy.  539 more words