Tag : star wars

The Super Bowl Trailer Roundup

9 months ago / 0 comments

I’ll be honest; I have no clue how American football works, nor do I understand the logistics of the Super Bowl. All I know is that there’s a lot of stopping and starting, every year we get an overblown pop show at half-time, and – more importantly – that half-time … Read More

New Star Wars Triology- A Cynical Hollywood Cashgrab?

12 months ago / 0 comments

It was announced earlier this month that Rian Johnson, director of the upcoming eighth instalment to the Star Wars series, The Last Jedi, is set to direct a “brand new trilogy”, entirely separate from Episodes VII-IX. Reading this news on starwars.com, I couldn’t help but feel like the quotes from … Read More

Has ‘The Last Jedi’ slowed down Star Wars?

2 years ago / 0 comments

This Easter Weekend marks something special for Star Wars fans, Star Wars celebration. There has been information on Battlefront II, a tribute to Carrie Fisher and panels upon panels of those involved with Star Wars, so it’s great for huge fans. Oh… and there was a Last Jedi trailer. I … Read More

Rogue One and the crisis in the Middle East: an analysis

2 years ago / 0 comments

The new addition to the Star Wars world, Rogue One, has painted a much darker picture than its predecessors. In doing so it has also accentuated possible existing themes related to conflict in the Middle East. The latest film goes a step further and can be seen as a damning … Read More

Review: Rogue One – possesses a few character problems

2 years ago / 0 comments

Being the eighth movie in the Star Wars universe Rogue One had a lot to deliver. Does it? In short…almost. It tells the story of Jyn Erso and a band of rebels on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The film moves along at a tremendous … Read More

The Lunar-cy of Moons

2 years ago / 0 comments

Mini-Moon fact-lets: Moon rocks are magnetised which is weird as the Moon has no magnetic field itself, scientists are still confused as to how this happened as a ‘close call’ with Earth would have ripped the moon apart. The Moon’s mean density is 3.34 times that of water whereas Earth’s … Read More

Review: Star Wars – The Franchise Awakens

3 years ago / 0 comments

So… Star Wars. It’s back, and with a cosmic bang. The nostalgia strikes as soon as the words, “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” emblazon the screen, and it never lets up. This is sometimes due to a slight over-reliance on callbacks to the original trilogy for … Read More

Some faith with your force? No, thank you

3 years ago / 0 comments

When you go to the cinema, you can expect a number of things: overpriced popcorn bearing only a vague hint of flavour; floors that you struggle to peel yourself away from after each step; adverts that seem to last forever and end up making you want to boycott whatever they … Read More

Star Wars: The Hype Awakens

3 years ago / 0 comments

With the much anticipated release of Star Wars Episode VII merely a month away, people all over the world are becoming giddy with excitement. Some people are awaiting this with incredible eagerness, while others offer a much more sceptical approach, still remembering the crushing disappointment that arrived with the release … Read More

Tractor Beams: Getting a Grip on Reality

3 years ago / 0 comments

The release of the new Star Wars film is almost upon us, marking nearly 40 years since the UK’s first screening of the original. Understandably, a great furore surrounds this latest instalment; however, the recent development of a fantasised technology from the first film is also cause for excitement. In … Read More