When I first received word about Star Wars soups and SpaghettiOs, I was fascinated. Imagine: Star Wars and SpaghettiOs, together at last, and for once, not on some fourth graders shirt. Toys are one thing, but how can the galaxy far, far away invade your dinner table?
My mother was a sci-fi enthusiast, who successfully transmitted the virus to me, via Star Trek, Doctor Who, Star Wars, and the more obscure television program, In Search of... (ellipses intended).
We tackled some heavy and fun stuff in Part II of my interview with Austin Basis. Now for Part II.
"Force Friday" is upon us, when, in the words of the Mouse, "new Star Wars themed merchandise and more will land in our galaxy." This is to action figures what the Dec. 18 opening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is to actual, uh, Star Wars movies.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, with his perpetually ahead-of-the-mainstream views, finds himself treated like old Ben Kenobi in the beginning of A New Hope, a crazy old wizard with no real shot. Now, though, it seems like maybe the tide is turning.
We remember the late, great Wes Craven, discuss what we learned on "Force Friday," and I share the story of how his heartfelt interview with Andrew Garfield about The Amazing Spider-Man caught fire all over the Internet and went viral!
Days left until The Force Awakens awakens us: 124. Until then, here is just one more crumb to chew -- Why would anyone in their right mind join the Empire after its fall post-Return of the Jedi?Good question. J.J. Abrams has the answer: "Exactly."
I have great expectations for The Force Awakens. Not just because everything I've seen has wowed me in a way that I haven't been since perhaps the first three movies. It's not just because our original heroes have returned for this next installment.
The world's first Disney park and each of the four Disney World parks in Orlando will be getting at least one new project over the next few years. Here, five upcoming park debuts that we're most excited about.
One story about the accident, though, that has remained fairly consistent is that the scene early in The Empire Strikes Back when Luke Skywalker is assaulted by the Yeti-like creature known as the Wampa was written into the film to explain away Mark Hamill's facial injuries for the rest of the film. Is that true?
George Lucas created more than just a film, more than a world, even. What he gave to the moviegoer, to those dreaming to be filmmakers, and to pop culture alike was that ripple effect, that lasting impression -- he created ways to experience the film long after you left the theater.
Lord Vader enters the presidential race as a Republican making him the 18th entry and front-runner. After a crushing defeat due to an intern's oversight of failing to cover a thermal exhaust port, he quickly rebuilt the dark side into an evil empire.
Han Solo meets Greedo's orphaned children. Han shoots first.
When D23 -- Disney's official fan club -- launched the D23 EXPO back in 2009, all the "wonderful worlds" of Disney was pretty much just Disney. And --...
For more than a decade, Joel Edgerton has been one of the most magnetic personalities onscreen with appearances in Zero Dark Thirty, Warrior, The Great Gatbsy, and more. Now the busy actor has added "director" and "writer" to his considerable resume with this weekend's release of The Gift.
It seemed the bombs had been worth it, saving countless American (and Japanese) lives, seeing that a major invasion of the Japanese home islands was no longer needed. But was the A-bomb truly decisive in convincing the Japanese to surrender?