Tag Archives: Star Wars

2001 coincidence

Are you getting tired of the Lynch posts? I promise this will likely be the last one for a bit, as even I’m feeling the need for a break now. Anyhow, having surveyed different films from across his career and … Continue reading

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Samurai boogaloo

Shin Megami Tensei IV is a game which holds its good and bad points in such tension that I alternate between finding it intriguing and then feeling dumb for wanting to take it seriously. It’s also Revenge of the Sith: … Continue reading

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Obligatory Star Wars: The Force Awakens post

Warning! Danger! Clicking below the fold will result in the new Star Wars being spoiled for you! Oh no! Avert your eyes! Whatever you do, don’t click!

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Greedo shoots first – episode ii: clone wars; the movie of the tv show

(continued from part one) Okay, so onto my actual serious thoughts for real this time. Star Wars did the right thing at the right time. The 70s were a particularly grimdark age in American pop culture; the upheavals of the … Continue reading

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Greedo shoots first

The small, silver spacecraft came to a rest upon the black marble, which stretched on for nearly a kilometer in every direction. Near the craft loomed a thin, featureless tower which stretched up into the alien sky, which seemed to … Continue reading

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