Category Archives: Star Wars

Obi-Wan is Looking Pretty Fly

I totally blew it for May the Fourth! It fell on a Wednesday, too, and I wasted my List of Six on some LEGO toys. Alas. Hopefully I can make up for that mistake by just posting this Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show trailer on May the Fifth. Does that still count? Probably not.

The trailer looks great! Lots of action, lots of tense moments, the promise of confrontation between Obi-Wan and Owen Lars. And the promise of some kind of confrontation between Obi-Wan and Darth Vader. Will it be as awesome as we all hope? I guess we’ll find out when Obi-Wan Kenobi arrives on Disney+ on May 27.

A date where I will be heading out of town for a week-long trip. So I’m gonna miss out for several days.

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All the Boba Fetts, Animated

Our old pal Tell It Animated is back with a fun look at all the cool Boba Fett armors. I’m a big Boba Fett fan, because he’s cool as hell, and that’s largely because his look is so damn good. So this is right up my alley. Even if The Book of Boba Fett wasn’t so great.

As always, this was just plain fun. I hope this dude is super successful making these animations. They’re always a treat when they come along, and I’m happy to share them. Especially since they tend to pop up over the weekend and they make for good Monday morning happiness.

And, as always, should he ever read these posts, I recommend Robin for a future episode!

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Our First Look at the Obi-Wan Kenobi Show Looks Great!

I’ll admit that I’m not very hyped for the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show. I think Ewan McGregor is great and it’s cool that he’s returned…but I dunno. I’ve never been a big fan of Obi-Wan, especially not from the original trilogy. And The Book of Boba Fett was pretty lackluster.

But this first teaser trailer does look pretty darn great!

I like the feel of the trailer, that’s for sure. It feels dark and cool, and a little bit hopeless. I’ve never been big into the Inquisitors, so they don’t interest me much. But all that talk of hunting Jedi sounds pretty cool. And I’m thrilled that Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse are coming back as Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru, it’ll be interesting to see what they do. And, like I said, Ewan McGregor will be great!

Here’s hoping Jar Jar Binks makes a surprise appearance at some point! Obi-Wan Kenobi arrives on Disney+ on May 26.

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6 Thoughts on The Book of Boba Fett (Review)

For the longest time, the Boba Fett movie seemed impossible. Star Wars was back, new movies were being made, and a Boba Fett feature film was always on the table. He’s one of the coolest, most instantly iconic characters in the history of science fiction. The world was clamoring for more of this dastardly, hot shot character. But a movie never happened. And instead we got seven episodes of a TV show: The Book of Boba Fett. It has come and gone and, unfortunately, did not live up to those decades of hype.

TV Show Rating: 6/10 – Pretty Good

I love The Mandalorian as much as the next person. It seemed like a silly Boba Fett knock-off at first, but then The Mandalorian came out swinging and has become a cultural touchstone the world over. And something about its success convinced those in power that the knock-off could bring back the original, and now Boba Fett has been re-established and is ready for action. Too bad that action turned out to be pretty perfunctory, with a lot more walking and standing around than badass bounty hunting. Still, at long last, we had our Boba Fett media project, and that in itself is pretty cool.

Join me after the jump for my review and thoughts on the first season of The Book of Boba Fett. Expect FULL SPOILERS for all the episodes, and what this means for The Mandalorian going forward.

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LEGO Star Wars is Doing a Whole Video Game Thing

I played the heck out of the original LEGO Star Wars video game back in the day. That was good stuff. And now the whole thing has come full circle, bigger and better than ever, with LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. All nine movies. Over 300 playable characters. Just about everything one could want.

I don’t know if I will play this game. I loved the original, and I love the idea of these games, but I find that I rarely actually get attached to playing a LEGO game. I’ve tried a couple in the recent past, but I kept losing interest. I don’t know why. So I do not know if I’ll be playing The Skywalker Saga when it comes out. We’ll see what else I’ve got going on on April 5.

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