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Super-Sized Top Ten: Aaron’s Finest Blu-ray Picks For 2016

Time to kick off some lists! First up we have the Blu-ray list. Like previous years (2013, 2014, 2015), I have decided to tackle every aspect of what I enjoyed about this year in Blu-ray. This list consists of what I consider to be the best 2016 had to offer for the Blu-ray format based […]

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‘Rogue One’ Is Disney’s Latest Superweapon (Movie Review)

Right now we are seeing Disney test out a concept. With plans to deliver a new Star Wars film every year, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the result of moving beyond the episodic entries and into new territory. Sure, there have been novels, TV shows, comics and games that have expanded the universe […]

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Star Wars Superfans #GoRogue To Reveal New Toy Line

A team of Star Wars superfans today revealed the new toy line for the highly anticipated “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” movie via a series of fan-made animated shorts launching on the Star Wars YouTube channel. As part of a competition in collaboration with creative network Tongal, a team was assembled to write, direct and produce original, fan-made stop-motion shorts starring key toys […]

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SDCC 2016: Spotlight on Jason Aaron

Jason Aaron is one of the best writers in the game today. The Other Side really put him on the map back in ’06, and ever since then he’s been a runaway train of talent and hits. Scalped was his first running title, it’s a brutal, addicting saga about Native American politics. Scalped introduced me […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Comic Review)

There are some writers, some artists, and some properties which carry such gravitas it becomes all but impossible for a fan to pass by. An issue one of Star Wars, The Force Awakens, written by Chuck Wendig is a fine example. There was basically zero chance I was going to pass this book up. So […]

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Star Wars: C-3PO, The Phantom Limb (Comic Review)

It seems safe to say that Star Wars, The Force Awakens, which currently tops the U.S. box office record, was seen by plenty of folks. If you haven’t seen it, here’s a spoiler that will not at all ruin the movie in any way shape or form. C-3PO, the obnoxiously worrisome sidekick to R2-D2, has […]

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Weekly Comic Book Recommendations 4/13/16 (Comics)

Well, ladies and gentlemen, another week is upon us, and with it comes a load of great new comic books. We’ve got everything from Vikings, anthropomorphism, and WWII fantasy, to far-future (or past) sci-fi, superheroes, and Victorian-steampunk-kaiju. There are four new #1s this week, as well as the start of a new story arc, and […]

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“This Is A Rebellion Isn’t It? I Rebel!” The Trailer For ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Is Here!!!

The brand new teaser trailer for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” just debuted on Good Morning America and is now available to share with your readers. Lucasfilm’s Rogue One, which takes place before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, tells the story of unlikely heroes who have united to steal plans to the […]

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WSB? Podcast Star Wars: The Force Awakens Commentary

The crew at the Why So Blu? Podcast have recorded an audio commentary track to be enjoyed while watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is out today on Blu-Ray. Sync that brand new Blu-ray up to the Lucasfilms logo, and enjoy some jokes, thoughts and speculation about the film.

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The 2015 Film That Made Bron Cry: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

There are two small, but deeply touching moments in Star Wars: The Force Awakens that played the right note on my sense of nostalgia and simultaneously confirmed the true feeling of humanity that was restored to the Star Wars franchise in 2015. I will discuss both of the moments below, but first I want to […]

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Aaron’s Most Anticipated Films Of 2016 (Based On What’s Scheduled)

This is always a tough list to put together. I see over a hundred movies a year and a lot of those films are ones I’ve been anticipating to some degree, while many others are smaller films that randomly arrive on the calendar months after the start of the year. I am aware there are […]

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Gregg’s Top 10 (and worst 3) of 2015

This year I probably got to see the least amount of films I wanted to at the theater. Such is the case with a full schedule of work, school and an Irish dance show.  So what did the year bring us?  We got revisits from popular franchises like Mission Impossible and Avengers, though for only […]

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The Motels – Live at the Whiskey A Go Go (Live Concert Blu-ray Review)

This isn’t just a live concert for The Motels, it’s actually a celebration of the 50th anniversary for the historical LA rock club, “The Whiskey a Go-Go”.  The show opens with an introduction from Rosanna Arquette and Linda Perry.  Arquette gives a brief description of the history of the “Whiskey” followed by Linda offering up […]

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Finn Ignites His Lightsaber In This New Instagram Clip From STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS!

Today, Instagram announced that – in addition to square posts – you can now share photos and videos in both portrait and landscape orientation on their platform. With this update, Instagram users can upload widescreen video which will be more cinematic than ever.  This morning, @StarWars released an exclusive look at their upcoming film, The […]

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“Chewie, We’re Home” New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer Debuts At Celebration 2015!

Well, we’ve been waiting what seems like forever for this moment since it was made “official” not too long ago.  This is our second and a meatier look at STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, the seventh film in the official Star Wars saga.  It was unveiled today at Celebration, the big time Star Wars convention. […]

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Dates Casting & Filmmakers Confirmed For STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE & EPISODE VIII

This morning at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, across the street from Lucasfilm, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger hosted a shareholder meeting where he announced news regarding the first Star Wars stand-alone movie as well as Star Wars: Episode VIII. . .

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens ­ Teaser Trailer is Live!

There’s really no words that need to be muttered here.  This is the REAL deal!  The trailer we’ve all been waiting for, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens can be seen below.  The teaser can also be seen in 30 theaters across North America beginning today. Following this weekend, the teaser can be seen […]

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Star Wars Episode VII Official Title Announced!

We now have a title!  Let’s face it, there is only speculation to be garnered from this, rather than actual news, but with the filming of Star Wars Episode VII now having been completed, there is certainly going to be more movement in spreading awareness of the next installment in what is one of the […]

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