Contrary to the less than stellar reception to prequels 1-3 in the Star Wars universe received, the latest installments have new fans hooked and old fans re-invigorated. Both Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens and Rogue One (an anthology entry) received strong reviews from critics and movie-goers and were box office titans for the years […]
This review does contain spoilers. In the lead up to The Force Awakens, the anticipation for the new film was palpable. Fans were atwitter about everything they were seeing in the trailers, toys and through the media, including one of the most striking new characters–Captain Phasma. This chrome-plated stormtrooper had many fans asking questions about who […]
Star Wars Beyond the Films‘ Nathan P. Butler is now posting short, non-spoiler reviews for many new releases. Spoiler-filled discussion will often follow in the weeks or months thereafter on the podcast. Phasma by Delilah S. Dawson (hardcover, 2017) In 2015, Delilah S. Dawson’s first Star Wars story, A Perfect Weapon (reviewed here), was released. Many fans wondered whether (or […]
An absolutely incredible group of costuming fans of that galaxy far far away showed in force to compete in the annual Star Wars costume contest at Dragon Con. The costumes represented countless hours of effort to produce original, creative and inspiring pieces to show off at one of the world’s premiere cosplay conventions in Atlanta GA. […]
Dragon Con. It’s my home convention and is THE place for Star Wars fan programing. I absolutely love the amazing panelists, podcasters, volunteers and special guests which make up the Star Wars track (SWATDC) at Dragon Con each year. This year was no disappointment.
Somewhere in a nondescript building in the heart of Brooklyn NYC – in a room accented by fog machines, colorful lighting and a cavalcade of drone and Star Wars enthusiasts I got my hands on the latest offering from Propel. Star Wars + Drones + Laser tag = Awesome. With the popularity of drones for hobbyists, it […]