In the 90s, Lucasfilm strongly pushed the Star Wars novels. Timothy Zahn wrote the Thrawn Trilogy. I probably bought as many as 50 Star Wars books wanting to read about what what happened next, before, and during the movies. I suspect the strength of all our interest is what made Episodes I-III possible. And Disney… Continue reading Thrawn
Star Wars: Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel by James Luceno My rating: 3 of 5 stars Rogue One is a prequel to A New Hope. Catalyst is a filler book tying together the events of Revenge of the Sith movie with Rogue One. I have not yet seen the upcoming movie, but the given what… Continue reading Review: Star Wars: Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel
Alien 7… I mean, uh… Prometheus opened today. I am going to see it with some friends Sunday. One star or five, I would go see it. Heck, several other movies by Ridley Scott got me to buy a ticket just because of the first Alien movie. Naturally this movie is going to take bad… Continue reading Invention vs Sustaining
GeekDad published a list of top 100 Geek quotes. I happen to like movies and quotes. However, this list seems lame. None of my favorites even made the top ten. “These aren’t the droids you’re looking for.” Obiwan Kenobi, Star Wars. Of course, I got more attached to this quote when a coworker used this… Continue reading Every Movie Geek Needs His Quotes
Dare we trust this 6th installment to the Star Wars series of movies to be better than the last 2? Three words: “Darth Vader…. Rise!” I probably will go see Revenge of the Sith the opening weekend.