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16 01, 2017

Why The First Star Wars Stories Aren’t As “Standalone” As You Think

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Rogue One|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has descended upon us and in just one month has already grossed over a billion dollars at the box office worldwide . I think it’s safe to say that the Disney/Lucasfilm powers-that-be and the Star Wars Story Group are high-fiving each other for a job well done all the way to the bank.

That said, a weird thought after occurred to me after seeing Rogue One for the third time. A thought that hadn’t crossed my mind before now. Which in and of itself is interesting, because I think about Star Wars….a lot! Like all the time…much to my wife’s chagrin. But I digress.

So what’s that thought, you ask?

It’s the realization that Rogue One and the next two anthology films – or Star Wars Stories if we must – aren’t as “standalone” as we’re led to believe. Work with me here for a minute…

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4 09, 2015

#ForceFriday: This Will Be a Day Long Remembered

By | September 4th, 2015|Categories: Personal Story, Toys|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s 12:49 a.m. on Friday, September 4th, 2015 also known as #ForceFriday – the day that the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys were made available to purchase for Star Wars fans all over the world.

As I write this, I just got home from my shopping excursion at Toys R Us and thought I’d share my experience with you.

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