Tag Archives: Carrie Fisher

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

I wasn’t able to see it opening weekend, or opening month, for that matter. I had to bury my head in the sand when it came to social media, but I actually managed to avoid all but one spoiler — … Continue reading

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News Bites: Toys, Turtles, and Teachers

It’s Friday morning, and that means it’s time for another weekly pile of news, with just a bit of snarky commentary from myself. This week there’s still more television news — this is the time of year when the big … Continue reading

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Favorite Films: Star Wars

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Star Wars is a film that virtually everybody in western civilization recognizes, and just about everybody has seen. From the vantage point of 2012, the film’s 35th anniversary, it almost … Continue reading

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News: Disney Buys Lucasfilm

In a move sure to grab some attention, the Walt Disney Company has announced plans to acquire Lucasfilm, Ltd., and all its properties. This includes, of course, Star Wars, which will be receiving a new sequel in 2015, with Star … Continue reading

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Favorite Films: The Blues Brothers

“It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark… and we’re wearing sunglasses.” “Hit it.” I have to wonder what the executives at Universal Pictures thought while The Blues Brothers … Continue reading

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