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Review: The Force Awakens

The Force is strong with this one. I’ve written a couple of articles now about the critical, commercial and general response to The Force Awakens. No matter which way you slice it, this movie seems to be connecting in a way we haven’t seen since Star Wars was at its peak, when the original trilogy…

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Editorial: On the accuracy of set reports (spoilers)

Anyone who has been following the Star Wars rumour mill recently knows about the “Jedi Hunters” post at Making Star Wars that set fan sites alight a couple of days ago. Since then, Eric at TheForce.Net has posted twice on the subject, first that the Oyelowo portion of the original report (which I didn’t run…

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Star Wars individualists vs. the Star Trek collective

News is a little slow at the moment, so I thought I’d publish an essay instead contrasting the themes of Star Wars and Star Trek. I hope you enjoy it. Star Wars vs. Star Trek: it’s a perennial geek topic that resurfaces every time a new entry in either franchise makes its debut. At best,…