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Famous Monsters of Filmland 290

I have two feature articles in this year’s edition of FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND magazine! It’s a huge honor to contribute to this legendary magazine. I covered John Carpenter’s incendiary THEY LIVE for its 30th anniversary (spoiler alert- it’s as … Continue reading

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The Last Jedi, and a new hope for weird Star Wars

The Force Awakens isn’t a bad movie. It does what it sets out to do. The issue I had with it is it didn’t seem to aspire to do very much. It played it so safe, over-pivoted so hard from … Continue reading

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Growing up in the Dark Ages of Star Wars

“This is it. They’re making a new Star Wars.” This was me, to my parents, my friends, the disinterested kid next to me on the bus, our local postal worker- everyone I knew. In my hands, the novel “Star Wars … Continue reading

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‘We’re Home’ – Star Wars Brings a Generation Full Circle

When Han Solo and Chewbacca appeared together on screen for the first time in over 30 years via last week’s new Star Wars The Force Awakens teaser trailer, it took Harrison Ford just a single line to bring an entire … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Star Wars Teaser Trailers, 1995 – 2005

I have to admit, George Lucas had me fooled. After 2005’s Revenge of the Sith, I really thought Star Wars movies were a thing of the past. In interview after interview, Lucas steadfastly insisted that the story was done. I … Continue reading

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