Unless you live under a rock (or you're just not into scifi or Star Wars, which is inexcusable) you've probably seen the trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. There was this whole post about it on an awesome blog too, with lots of screenshots. Seeing classic Imperial Stormtroopers running around in all their doofy, … Continue reading “New” Stormtroopers in Star Wars: Rogue One
Month: April 2016
Happy Aliens Day
Today is Aliens Day! Not because it's the exact 30th anniversary of the movie's release (that would be July 18th of this year), but because it's 4/26! Like...like LV-426 the planet. Get it? So kick back, relax, put an Alien movie in the DVD player, and pop open a can of delicious Weylan(d) Yutani Aspen … Continue reading Happy Aliens Day
Nimoy needed a beach house.
Watch a bitchy space rock tell the Enterprise's science officer all about the Magnavox Laserdisc player, a revolution in home video that will surely endure for centuries (is Magnavox even a thing anymore?)! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4pBk3-fduU "Gourmet video; for people who know and love video."
I got Screenshots of and Opinions on Star Wars: Rogue One
Spoiler Free! Last week the trailer for Rogue One hit Youtube. I've been leery of the idea of Star Wars anthology movies since they were announced last year; I worry they will make the trilogies less special and I don't want the release of a Star Wars movie to feel routine (Disney wants to put … Continue reading I got Screenshots of and Opinions on Star Wars: Rogue One
Questionable Collectibles – Star Trek: The Motion Picture
I've fallen down the rabbit hole of Star Trek: The Motion Picture collectibles. Part of it is my genuine appreciation of the movie and what it was trying to do (which was to be 2001: A Space Odyssey), but I'm also fascinated by the huge merchandising push that came along with it. The first Star … Continue reading Questionable Collectibles – Star Trek: The Motion Picture