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Indiana Jones 5: Disney gets cracking on new adventure

  The rumors are real: Harrison Ford will once more don the iconic fedora as Indiana Jones for a fifth screen adventure, according to an official announcement by Disney Tuesday. As Disney disinterred their plans for the new film, the public discovered that Ford will be joined by director Stephen Spielberg and producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. Fans can ...

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Retrospective Review: Return of the Jedi

Retrospective Review: Return of the Jedi by Dom Nardi In preparation for The Force Awakens, I’m rewatching all six Star Wars films and sharing my thoughts here. This week, I look at Return of the Jedi, the final film in the story… until now! For almost 30 years, Return of the Jedi was the end of the Star Wars saga. ...

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Retrospective Review: Attack of the Clones

Retrospective Review: Attack of the Clones by Dom Nardi In preparation for The Force Awakens, I’m rewatching all six Star Wars films and sharing my thoughts here. This week, I look at Attack of the Clones, which sees the start of the Clone Wars… Over the years, I’ve heard many people complain about politics in the Prequel Trilogy. Unlike in ...

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Retrospective Review: The Phantom Menace

Retrospective Review: The Phantom Menace by Dom Nardi In preparation for The Force Awakens, I’m rewatching all six Star Wars films and sharing my thoughts here. This week, I look at The Phantom Menace, the first film in the saga… I know this might shock Star Wars fans of my generation, but I’ve always had a soft spot for The ...

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Putting a Ring on Star Wars

Putting a Ring on Star Wars by Dom Nardi In the DVD documentary “The Beginning: Making Episode I,” George Lucas famously described the relationship between the Original Trilogy and the Prequel Trilogy as “like poetry. Every stanza kind of rhymes with the last one.” In the audio commentary to The Phantom Menace, he adds, “You just take a concept and ...

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Revisiting the Star Wars Radio Drama

Revisiting the Star Wars Radio Drama by Dom Nardi After I saw Star Wars: A New Hope for the first time, I asked my grandfather if he had seen the movie yet. He told me he had not and generally avoided movies with lots of special effects and unrealistic action scenes. Unfortunately, my grandfather passed away before I could convince ...

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The Expanded Universe as “Low Pulp” Star Wars

The Expanded Universe as “Low Pulp” Star Wars by Dom Nardi When Return of the Jedi hit theaters in May 1983, it supposedly brought the Star Wars saga to a conclusion. The Rebels blew up the second Death Star, Darth Vader redeemed himself by throwing the Emperor down a bottomless pit, and the Ewoks held a luau over the bodies ...

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Amazing Star Wars Shoes Are A-Coming! (And Yes, They’re Official)

Earlier this year I touched on some astounding Star Wars themed shoes that were on display at Celebration Anaheim. At the convention, no photos of the shoes were allowed per an agreement between Disney/Lucasfilm and UK-based shoe company Irregular Choice. The wait is alllllmost over! May the IRREGULAR CHOICE be with you this winter. Introducing our phenomenal new collection, our ...

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How to Integrate Diversity into Star Wars

How to Integrate Diversity into Star Wars by Dom Nardi With new Star Wars films on the horizons, we are once again bombarded with promotional photos of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Leia Organa, as well as new characters like Rey and Finn. These characters all look human, yet they lived a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far ...

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Star Wars Rebels Gets Premiere Date

If you’ve been eager to know when Star Wars Rebels will finally come to TV, wonder no more! StarWars.com announced earlier this morning that Rebels will premiere on the Disney Channel on October 3, 2014 at 9PM. The debut episode will be one hour long, and is titled “Spark of Rebellion”. Subsequent episodes will begin airing on Disney XD at ...

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