Fickle Science or Can I have my damn steak or not?

Sometimes, science is a fickle bitch. Okay, that’s not really true. Science is just fine. It’s steady and consistent. Science only ever really changes when you find yourself in weird corners of the universe like the event horizon of a black hole, or the quantum vacuum, or literally anywhere in …

The Mandalorian…or The Not-Boba-Fett Show

So the first episode/chapter of The Mandalorian is out on the new Disney+. Does it have a true Star Wars feel? Does it do the franchise justice?

Solo’s Fatal Flaw

When it comes to any big fandom movie in general, everyone seems to have an opinion, but with Star Wars, the “old school” fans can get even more contentious. And, since I remember seeing most of the original trilogy in the theaters, I guess that makes me old school, so …

2018 is the year of the SciFi Behemoths

I don’t think I’m really overstating it here. I mean c’mon. We’ve already had two of the largest science fiction (and yes, I consider comic book movies to be science fiction) movies this year. Black Panther, Deadpool 2 and Infinity War have all broken records. Deadpool 2 broke the opening …

Of Porgs and Force Ghosts

So. The Last Jedi. Let’s do this in three stages, depending on how much you want to read. The first two parts should be spoiler-free, but the third, well. I feel that to go into any SERIOUS detail, I have to give some spoilers. Don’t worry, you’ll have plenty of …

Panic at the Death Star

Rogue One. By now, I’m sure you’ve heard every complaint about it. About Darth Vader’s rapid mobility decline from Rogue One to A New Hope. About the not-quite-perfect human CGI characters. About the over-intensity in Rogue One vs. the somewhat prosaic style of A New Hope.There’s even an article out there …