Solo: A Star Wars Story Review/Recap

How does something mired in so much behind-the-scenes drama turn out to be such a good movie? This is how to do an anthology film – plenty of lore connections, new characters, and a heist that twists and turns throughout. Forget what you’ve heard about director changes and reshoots, this movie is easy to love.

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Happy May the Fourth!

It’s that time of year again! Gather your allies and brush up on your Mandalorian, it’s May 4th!

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It’s been a great week for books and figures. . .

The Empire grows stronger with the addition of a cold-climate range trooper, elite Death Star trooper, cunning Grand Moff Tarkin, and the ever-useful IT-O interrogator droid. I lucked out big at Target on two successive trips – and here I thought I’d have to hunt a while for Tarkin.

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And thanks to a used book shop not far from home (Last Exit books in Kent, Ohio) I managed to pick up quite a few legends novels (as well as a new copy of Streets of Shadows from Barnes and Noble and Last Shot, which was on sale at Target) These will all make fine additions to my collection and backlog of Legends series I still need to read through, though Last Shot will probably come next seeing as Solo arrives next month.

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Thanks for reading!

-Supreme Leader David

(In)Definite Article #1: Collecting, Past, Present, and Future

Collecting is all about value. But what does it mean to value something? Is something inherently valuable because of what it is, or what it represents to the collector? Questionably an article and not canon at all, read on to see some recent reflections I had on my collection habit. Continue reading “(In)Definite Article #1: Collecting, Past, Present, and Future”

Solo: A What-If Star Wars Toy Story

What happens when a movie is coming out and very little official information comes out about it? We speculate, of course! And since the Lego sets have leaked, I’m going to try to make my best guesses about what’s going to happen in our favorite galaxy based on our favorite plastic – Lego Star Wars meets the biggest question since who in the world is going to direct this thing! Continue reading “Solo: A What-If Star Wars Toy Story”

Happy Holidays and Lego Leaks!

It’s that time already, isn’t it? Happy holidays, merry Christmas, happy Life Day, and merry Sithmas! Enjoy the holidays, unless of course your service to our Emperor dictates other pertinent duties. For my fellow collectors out there – may your Lego kits be plentiful, your figures’ paint apps look clean, and may your blasters and accessories not be bent out of shape.

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Definite Article: Episode VIII: What the Kriff Did I Just Watch?

The Last Jedi is finally here, and we’ve got a lot to talk about! Watch the rules get rewritten and then check out this recap for more insight on the highs and lows of Episode VIII! Questionably canon fan theories, but hey, this article only mentions porgs one time!

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