Tag Archives: Star Wars

Nerds of the World, Unite!*

There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who know they’re nerds, and those who don’t. Math nerds, science nerds, grammar nerds, computer nerds, gamers, bookaholics, comic nerds, anime nerds, fantasy nerds, sci-fi nerds, philosophy nerds, Whovians and … Continue reading

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Before There Was ILM, There Was IAM!

ILM: The pioneering special effects company founded by George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars movies. I AM: The pioneer of our faith, founder of the universe, and creator of life: the ultimate special effect. (Exodus 3:14) “But You, O … Continue reading

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Be Who You’re Called to Be

I once dated a struggling British actress. We talked about how hard it was to make it in the movie biz. She mentioned meeting a 35 year old actor who’d wrapped work on a “kid’s movie” at London’s Elstree Studios. … Continue reading

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Yoda is Rolling Over in His Grave!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the biggest box office hit of all time, was not nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture!  Seriously? Well, sure, it got a few “technical” nominations (Best Special Effects–duh!) and Best Score, of course (John Williams sneezes … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisons

Whether to see the new Star Wars movie… …or the new Chipmunks movie! Just kidding.  Both are bound to be classics, right? Crickets. Right? Seriously, though, I mean the real question is whether it can live up to such impossible expectations! (The … Continue reading

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Me and Princess Leia’s Mom

I’ve always been in love with movies. As a kid I wanted with every fiber of my being to be Gene Kelly. To sing like him. To dance like him. But most of all, to kiss girls like him. Especially … Continue reading

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