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Why Do Star Wars Fans Hate Ewoks So Much?

  With Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens mere months away (still doesn’t seem real to me) I can’t help revisiting the original trilogy. If time permits I hope to re-watch the originals just before Episode VII comes out.  Going over the three movies in my head I’ve been pondering one of the great mysteries/complaints … Continue reading


The Pull List: 8/26/2015

Buzz worthy books of the week East of West # 20 Finally! It’s back. I feel like it has been gone for so long. Fight Club 2 #4 There is part of me that feels like this book should have never been good. Then again, it is written by Chuck Palahniuk. Hank Johnson Agent of … Continue reading

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Revisiting ‘Heroes’ Before ‘Heroes Reborn’

Amongst the upcoming new TV shows we have the resurrection of the 2006 sci-fi series Heroes. Coming before the Marvel reinvented the cinematic superhero franchise while Arrow got the ball rolling on TV, Heroes was a high budget production with impressive special effects and star making performances. Word round the campfire is that people are generally excited for … Continue reading


Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’

This addition to the PSN store has been garnering positive reviews and has a great title, which caught our attention. It also has been billed as a ‘spiritual successor’ to the game Dear Esther, which set off warning lights. Not wanting to offend those who enjoyed Dear Esther, but that thing was deathly boring. If you’re unfamiliar … Continue reading


Beer and a Movie Marathon

We are lucky enough to live in a day and age, where the greatest drink known to man is readily available in a variety of styles and variations. Of course I am talking about beer; gone are the days of the watery mass produced swill that many were forced to cope with. America’s craft beer … Continue reading


Book Review: “City of Death”, by James Goss

“You’re a beautiful woman, probably.” – The Doctor, City of Death (1979) The Doctor Who story City of Death has quite a legacy. Rewritten (from an original story by David Fisher) over a weekend by Douglas Adams, armed with nothing but a typewriter and a bottle of whiskey, it took the Doctor and Romana to … Continue reading


The Pull List: 8/19/2015

Buzz-worthy books of the week Archie #2 The Archie reboot continues. The first issue was pretty good. Updated time period. More modern art. But pretty much the same tone. There is still a very timeless feel to it. I think Archie fans will like it. Invincible #122 Because I haven’t mentioned it in a long … Continue reading


Movie Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Director: F. Gary Gray Cast: O’Seah Jackson, Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Paul Giamatti Plot: With their community offering them little opportunity and the authorities giving them no room to move a collective of hip hop artists form the group N.W.A. and revolutionise a musical genre. Review: It shouldn’t come as a surprise that I felt a disconnect … Continue reading

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Tribute: Yvonne Craig R.I.P.

A few hours ago the news broke that movie and television star Yvonne Craig had passed away. Yvonne Craig had more than a couple of great roles under her belt, but there’s one role we will always remember her for and that’s as the first ever screen version of Batgirl. Yvonne Craig was born and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Vacation’

Director: John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein Cast: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins Plot: Rusty Griswold, son of Clark and Ellen of the previous Vacation movies, tries to help restore his families bond with a road trip to Walley World. Hijinks ensue. Review: Ok, first question…where did the baby come from? When … Continue reading