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“It’s time for the Jedi to end.” (Thoughts on THE LAST JEDI, part 2)

Part 1 Ever since Luke disappeared, people have been looking for him…he was training a new generation of Jedi. One boy, an apprentice, turned against him. Destroyed it all. Luke felt responsible. He just walked away from everything…people that knew … Continue reading

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"Amazing. Every word of what you just said was wrong." (Thoughts on THE LAST JEDI, part one)

So here we are, more than six months after the release of STAR WARS EPISODE VIII: THE LAST JEDI, and I’m only just now working out how I feel about it. I suppose this is is how it’s going to … Continue reading

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At least THAT happened in 2017!

Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker himself, tweeted my name. Here’s how it happened. It began with, surprisingly enough, William Shatner: I think @starwars has officially jumped the shark. 😳🙄 Wasn’t @HamillHimself supposed to be in this movie? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/HFiA56hlS3 — William … Continue reading

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The Fifteen Greatest Science Fiction Movies (according to me)

Not long ago the awesome folks at The Geekiverse posted their Top Fifteen Science Fiction Movies. Their list is, for the most part, a pretty good list! And yet, I disagree with it! Naturally! So, let’s have at it: here … Continue reading

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On Fantasy and Film

George RR Martin lists his Top Ten Fantasy movies. Of course I have thoughts! First off, a stipulation: lists like this are mainly meant to inspire discussion and debate and, being that this is the Internet, rock-throwing and name-calling and … Continue reading

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“I believe in Love” (Thoughts on WONDER WOMAN)

SPOILERS for WONDER WOMAN below. Seriously. I make ZERO effort to not spoil the movie. I have always counted Wonder Woman among my favorite superheroes, even though I never read her comics all that much. I wasn’t much of a … Continue reading

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In Which I Am Interviewed

I was interviewed at The Geekiverse, on all manner of writerly and authorly things! Go check it out! (The Geekiverse is a nifty site, based in Buffalo, devoted to all manner of, well, geeky stuff.) Share This Post

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“He’ll save every one of us!”

So a couple of weeks ago I attended a special screening of a very special movie: This was in conjunction with Buffalo’s new comic-con, Nickel City Con, and what a night it was! In 1980, at the height of the … Continue reading

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The Force will be with you always: STAR WARS at 40

I didn’t see Star Wars on opening day. In truth I don’t even remember exactly when I saw it, but it was later in the summer of 1977. We had just moved from Wisconsin to Oregon, and in that time … Continue reading

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“It’s time for the Jedi to end”

So last week the first trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi hit. Here it is! I actually don’t have a whole lot to say about it. This isn’t out of any lack of excitement for the movie, … Continue reading

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