Tag: Star Wars

144: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Box Office Report (12/18-12/20)

Posted: December 22, 2015 at 11:21 am   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

The Box Office was pretty much a one trick pony this week. Apparently you saw Star Wars. Every. Single. One of you. But we still find things to talk about. Tom makes multiple “old timey” references. Why did ‘Sisters‘ open against ‘The Force Awakens?’ And Tom makes a major nerd confession. It’s Reel Spoilers 144: […]

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Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (Spoiler Free!)

Posted: December 18, 2015 at 7:42 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Fair or not, generations are often remembered by events that coincide with their lives. Stories are told to younger generations about what it was like to be alive during these events. Sometimes, these are dramatic, world-altering events, such as World War II, the JFK assassination, or the 9/11 attacks. Other times, these events are much […]

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Film Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac

Posted: December 17, 2015 at 9:49 am   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews

Star Wars is back. Not back like it was in 1999. But really, back. I remember the hype and anticipation surrounding a new Star Wars film being released for the first time since 1983. I was much younger than, and had a lot less film criticism under my belt. But I still knew something was […]

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George Lucas Marries Mellody Hobson at Skywalker Ranch, Wedding Photos by Donna Newman

Posted: June 26, 2013 at 7:18 am   /   Film, Local

Star Wars Creator George Lucas and his girlfriend Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments and chair of Dreamworks Animation, tied the knot at Skywalker Ranch on Saturday, June 22. The couple has been dating since 2006, and got engaged in January 2013. Here are 5 things we want to see in the new Star Wars […]

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St. Louis Comic Con Sunday Schedule, Morena Baccarin and Billy Dee Williams Among Guests

Posted: March 24, 2013 at 8:22 am   /   Comic Books, Film, Local, St. Louis Events

The first Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con kicked off on Friday with huge crowds, as fans lined up around the America’s Center to get their first look at what will hopefully become a yearly tradition. Saturday’s crows were even more impressive, as Stan “The Man” Lee was in attendance to meet and greet fans, […]

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5 Things We Want to See in the New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

Posted: March 15, 2013 at 1:12 pm   /   Film, Local, Top Original Content

Just a year ago, the thought of more Star Wars films was as big of a fantasy as the films themselves. George Lucas has maintained that the prequel trilogy would be the last Star Wars films, but he would continue to produce content outside the silver screen. We’ve had promises of live action TV shows […]

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The Long Box – Comic Reviews: Star Wars #1, Punk Rock Jesus #6, and Superior Spider-Man #1

Posted: January 13, 2013 at 5:37 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Welcome back True Believers! I hope everyone had a great start to 2013. The year should be pretty incredible for comic fans. We get a new Superman movie, the next chapter in the Marvel Studios film franchise with Iron Man 3, and we are going to get a a lot of new and fun things […]

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Disney Buys Lucasfilm: Star Wars Episode VII Hits Theaters in 2015!!!

Posted: October 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Breaking News: The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Disney has acquired LucasFilm for $4.05 billion in a mix of cash and stock and is set to produce a new Star Wars: Episode VII in 2015. The current co-chair of LucasFilm, Kathleen Kennedy will be appointed to LucasFilm as new president, with George Lucas staying on […]

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Nerd Alert: ‘Dark Vador’ Burger Invades France for ‘Phantom Menace 3D’

Posted: January 5, 2012 at 1:11 pm   /   Interesting, Local, Movie News

Your immediate response to the headline and ad above should be as follows: Who the hell is “Dark Vador?” Why is there a Star Wars-themed burger? Someone invading France is old news. Seriously? Phantom Menace in 3D? For frick’s sake… The silliest Star Wars film of all time, The Phantom Menace, will be re-released in […]

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Star Wars Geeks Unite: Pre-Order Starts for “The Old Republic” and Droid Themed XBOX360

Posted: July 21, 2011 at 3:43 pm   /   Deals, Local, Off the Wall, Videogames

Apparently someone decided my day should be filled with daydreams of Jedi vs. Sith battles, because I’ve been bombarded with Star Wars themed merchandise today. It started this morning when I woke up to see the Star Wars: The Old Republic pre-order has begun. I promptly opened a line of credit so I could purchase […]

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