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Four Life Lessons from the Skywalker Twins (for My Children)


“Walmart TV ads inspire and motivate,” said no one ever. When they feature fan-boy/girl parents and a fanboy grandpa mentoring their young listeners with Star Wars-related advice, however — as the retail behemoth does in a… 1,493 more words

Luke Blows Up Jabba's Sail Barge

“Get the gun! Point it at the deck!”

In my last post, The Gamorrean Affair, I examined the scene in Return of the Jedi… 1,204 more words

Original Trilogy

Live Event

Hello ReelTalk followers! This post is to both inform and invite for you to participate in tomorrow’s live-blogging event! Starting at 10:30, a group of friends and I will sit down and watch each and every Star Wars movie, back to back, (so about 13 hours worth of lightsabers and blasters and “Luke, I am your father”‘s) in order to prep for  129 more words

Journey to ‘Star Wars’: ‘Return of the Jedi’

“Trust Your Feelings.”

Star Wars is a series that evolved over the course of the original trilogy, growing with each film to accommodate its metamorphosis from independent passion project to blockbuster franchise. 551 more words

The Bat Signal

Movie Night #5: Star Warsathon

Like many people, I am super de-duper excited for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

My original plan was to have a Star Wars-athon in the run up to seeing the film itself in December but, since it’s highly likely that I’ll be working all sides of the midnight screening I have tickets for, I decided to work my way through them a little earlier instead, smashing them out over a few days this past week or so. 1,771 more words

Movie Night

The Night Han Solo's Blaster Came to Visit, or My Life With the Force

When I was 13, my dad came home with a surprise.

He was working at a hobby shop on Avenue I, where regular customers would bring unusual collectibles for show and tell. 1,090 more words