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A TREMOR IN THE FORCE – Part 5 of 5

It’s taken me to episode five of this blog series to finally figure out why I was so disappointed by the Star Wars prequels.  Well, I have untied the knots!  The hyperdrive has been repaired in the nick of time!  I feel the Force flowing through me once again… So, I re-watched the prequels, from […]

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Great screencap of Shatner/Kirk from the original Star Trek

A TREMOR IN THE FORCE – Part 4 of 5

What is Captain Kirk doing in a series on Star Wars?  Well, I personally don’t mind a Shatner cameo anywhere, but it actually has a lot to do with my journey to the ______ side.  (Fill in the blank based on your prequel proclivity.) WARP SPEED HYPOCRISY My Star-Wars-is-a-banquet-come-as-you-please change of heart actually reveals my […]

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Mark Fordham (Vader) and George Lucas.

A TREMOR IN THE FORCE – Part 3 of 5

  As we re-explore the Star Wars prequels and steel ourselves for the upcoming installments, we need to hear a grounding voice.  A deep, sonorous, awe-inspiring… terrifyingly epic voice.  Sith Lords are notoriously unafraid to state their opinions. Mark Fordham is an artist, filmmaker, former cop, father of five, husband of a Stormtroopette, seasoned veteran of […]

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A TREMOR IN THE FORCE – Part 2 of 5

SO, what was it that changed me from a Star Wars prequel-hater to a… well… something different? As I debated “Jessi-Wan Kenobi,” (AKA Jessica the Uberfan) on many occasions, she consistently drew upon Star Wars “stuff” not contained in the films—the Expanded Universe. Here is the definition of the Expanded Universe (now called “Star Wars […]

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A TREMOR IN THE FORCE – Part 1 of 5

Are you ready for the new Star Wars movies? Were you ready for the prequels? Or does your spacefaring heart beat only for the original trilogy? You see, something weird happened to me. Something which may cause me to lift the ban preventing the prequel movies from getting within 100 feet of my house. And […]

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