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REVIEW: Newest Star Wars entry fresh, fulfilling as it sets new precedent in Star Wars story-telling

***This review contains spoilers for The Last Jedi.*** Seeing “The Force Awakens” in theaters, almost a decade after “Revenge of the Sith” released, was a mind-blowing experience. Now, however, Star Wars had a reputation to uphold, and with criticisms saying Epsode VII was a rehash of “A New Hope,” could ...

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Working for Walt: Star Wars is taking over

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Or, rather, an undetermined amount of time ago, somewhere within the heart of the Walt Disney Company: a plan was devised to bring the Star Wars universe alive within Hollywood Studios. This is something that I’ve been so excited to ...

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What your gaming role says about you

There are several roles you can fill in gaming, and every one of them says a little something about you. I’ll lay it all out for you here. The Sniper Anyone who has ever played multiplayer, especially online, has the experience burned into their brain: You’re running along, minding your ...

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Nerdy for newbies: comic books

This one will be a little more circuitous because comic book story lines go in “arcs,” and they’re not all made equally. I’ll list here my top 10 favorite comic book stories to help some of the tentative newcomers delve into this particular realm of geekdom. Note they are not in order ...

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Nerdy for newbies: video games

Ah, we’re back to video games. This is one of my favorite topics — right up there with ancient Greece, bacon and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Anyone who’s ever held the title “hardcore gamer” knows it’s not just a hobby: It’s a lifestyle. As such, this topic is pretty sensitive ...

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New “Star Wars” will be out of this world

For fans of the original “Star Wars” series, the upcoming movie is going to make for a great sequel. “Star Wars” will thrive under Disney and J.J. Abrams. Movie sequels and remakes tend to get fans riled up, especially those who are extremely dedicated. The continuation of a series can ...

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