Tag Archives: Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

I noticed today that it had been released for streaming, so I went ahead and watched.  (I missed it in the theaters.)  Based on everything that had been said about it, it was better than I expected.  It was entertaining … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (spoiler free)

I saw the new Star Wars flick Friday morning.  I considered blogging about it later that day, but then figured there were already a zillion reviews on the web and adding one more wouldn’t be particularly useful.  But some of my … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens – teaser trailer #2

And this one is much more of a tease than the first.  

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Star Wars teaser trailer

Because, it’s Star Wars. I hope they don’t mess it up.  JJ Abrams has a pretty good track record, so I’m hopeful.

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Most science fiction is actually a blend of scientific fiction and fantasy.

Quentin Cooper, looking over a top 100 sci-fi movie list which has many questionable entries, ponders this question: BBC – Future – Why is science fiction so hard to define?. Time Out, the weekly listings magazine, recently ranked the 100 best … Continue reading

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Valkyrie: NASA’s Superhero Robot

Is it just me, or does this thing look like either a Star Wars stormtrooper or a Battlestar Galactica Cylon?  

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Why FTL travel is unlikely, at least in the foreseeable future

I’m a big fan of Star Wars, Star Trek, and the space opera genre.  The future I would most hope for the human race would be for us to spread out among the stars and become an interstellar species.  Now, … Continue reading

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