Aug 272015
 
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Opening Weekend Predicted at $615 Million Plus

In a bit of news that is surprising absolutely nobody is that the predicted¬† Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening weekend box office could be as high as $615 million worldwide. This would destroy the record held by Jurassic World, which had a global worldwide opening of $524.4 million. What makes this number even more [Read more…]

Aug 042015
 
We Love Simon Pegg Ranking the Star Wars Movies

Simon Pegg is one of those blokes you just can’t help liking. He’s had a phenomenal run in geekdom ever since Shaun of the Dead exploded into our consciousness like a crowbar through a windshield. Since Star Wars is dominating the airwaves over the last month (and will continue to do so until the end [Read more…]

Jul 292015
 
Why the Star Wars Behind the Scenes Video is Amazing

Like many other geeks, Star Wars has had a tremendous impact upon my life. I’m lucky enough to be old enough to have been part of the initial cultural tsunami that the original trilogy brought beginning back in 1977. I was seven years old at the time and seeing Star Wars on the big screen [Read more…]

Jun 102015
 
Chewbacca Script Shows Han Shot First

One of the most discussed and hated bits about the special edition of Star Wars is where George Lucas changed the scene where Han Solo killed Greedo in the cantina. As someone who saw the original movie during it’s initial theatrical run in 1977, I can say that this scene was pivotal in showing that [Read more…]

May 272015
 
Not All Geeks Are The Same

An interesting thing happened a few years ago at a Dragon Panel I was attending. The purpose of the panel was to essentially chew out the SyFy channel over their numerous shortcomings, especially how they viewed their target audience. It was a fun panel with people in the crowd giving their two cents. I particularly [Read more…]