Category Archives: Star Wars

LEGO Star Wars – Project 30279

London and I like LEGO, Star Wars, and LEGO Star Wars, but we’re especially fond of the little polybag sets that pop up in department store checkout lanes. And our favorite thing to do with them, once we’ve built the … Continue reading

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Fat and skinny, elegant and brutal

This line of thinking started when Mike pointed me to the Simple Game System, which I had somehow not heard of before. I was prepared to be skeptical, as most minimalist¬†systems leave me cold,* but I like that dice mechanic. … Continue reading

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Star Wars homework: Brick (2005)

Part of the Star Wars homework project. Star Wars connection: written and directed by Rian Johnson, the writer and director of Episode VIII and writer of Episode IX. From having seen Looper, I was pretty sure going into this one … Continue reading

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Star Wars homework: Ex Machina (2015)

Part of the Star Wars homework project. Star Wars connection: lead actors Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleason play Poe Dameron and General Hux, respectively, in The Force Awakens and the upcoming sequels. I saw Ex Machina¬†about a month ago. It … Continue reading

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Kylo stabbed first

Shirt by Mike Taylor. Get your own at Mike’s RedBubble shop, here. Geez I have an immense forehead.

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Star Wars homework: the other movies of the actors and directors

I thought it would be fun to catch up on the non-Star Wars films of the creators and actors of the Star Wars sequel trilogy and stand-alone films. Here’s the list of people, their roles in the sequel trilogy, and … Continue reading

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Further thoughts on The Force Awakens

I’ve now seen the movie several times and I like it a little more each time. One thing I particularly admire is the depth of the production design. It’s like ESB, everywhere you look there are details in the environment … Continue reading

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