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BOOK OF BOBA FETT CHAPTER 3: THE STREETS OF MOS ESPA RECAP

Book of Boba Fett Chapter 3: The Streets of Mos Espa Director: Robert Rodriguez Writer: Jon Favreau Air date: January 12, 2022 Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett nears the halfway mark in its run with Wednesday's third episode of the season, The Streets of Mos Espa. We spend much more time in the "present day" than in flashbacks in this episode, but it still delivers some truly gasp-worthy moments. The bone-white service droid 8D8, seen in Return of the Jedi  (1983) as the torture droid, catches us up on which factions control what territories around the bustling Tatooine town of Mos Espa. It's a good bit of exposition, giving us a better idea of the challenges Fett faces in uniting the territory under his rule. Fett goes on to recruit a band of teenagers on shiny and colorful mini-bikes to help him cover the territory. In the lone flashback sequence, we see Fett riding upon a Bantha, the preferred mode of transportation among the Tusken Raiders. Fett has clearly risen

BOOK OF BOBA FETT CHAPTER 2: TRIBES OF TATOOINE RECAP

Book of Boba Fett Chapter 2:  Tribes of Tatooine Director: Steph Green Writer: Jon Favreau Air date: January 5, 2022 After a 38-minute premier episode, we got to enjoy a much longer second entry in the first season of Star Wars: Book of Boba Fett , Tribes of Tatooine, which aired Wednesday.  For 52 minutes, we dug deeper into Boba Fett's past and present, this time with just one changeover from the present day to the (more recent) past. I was pleasantly surprised to see the positive response this episode got from Star Wars discourse. My guess, upon viewing Tribes of Tatooine, was that the fandom would like this one less than the premier. The opposite was true, which reaffirms my complete inability to read which direction this fandom will go to a new slice of the story. In both the present day and flashback, we see Fett growing in confidence from the low points he was at in the first episode. In the present, Fett is more confident and assertive in Tribes of Tatooine, being more defi

BOOK OF BOBA FETT CHAPTER 1: STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND RECAP

Book of Boba Fett Chapter 1: Stranger in a Strange Land Director: Robert Rodriguez Writer: Jon Favreau Air date: December 29, 2021 For just over one (very long) year, Star Wars fans have awaited a show speculated about for nearly 20 years. A live action series with bounty hunter Boba Fett as the central character. The post-credit scene in the final episode of the second season of The Mandalorian confirmed The Book of Boba Fett would be a brand-new series on Disney Plus, and Wednesday, the show aired its first episode, Stranger in a Strange Land. I saw references to The Godfather as well as Iron Man in this episode, which I feel was a very strong opening to this seven-episode season. The episode is bookended by extended flashback scenes, taking place within dreams Fett is having while healing in a bacta tank. The center of the episode is the "present day," taking place right after the events in the aforementioned post-credit scene. The Boba Fett we meet in this episode is

HAPPY 75TH BIRTHDAY, STEVEN SPIELBERG!

In the history of cinema, there have been directors who have specialized in eliciting particular emotions from audiences. Some thrill us. Some help us remember. Others help us forget. A few crafted true moving-picture art. Steven Spielberg checked every box on that list and added a few in an unprecedented career. Today he turns 75 years old. A milestone birthday in any culture, and now is as good a time as any to celebrate not just the career, but the man. A man who is responsible for one of the most recognizable characters in the medium’s history (Indiana Jones) while also ushering in an entirely new way to tell a story (Jurassic Park). For children of the 1980s like myself, Spielberg was the ideal storyteller to identify with. Through his films and his characters, he spoke with us, not to us. E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982) might be the best example of this. The entire first half of the film is shot from the kids’ point of view. He was there with us. An adult perspective meant dan

DISNEY PLUS DAY NON-EVENT TROUBLING FOR THE STAR WARS BRAND

After a week of leaks and teases, Star Wars fans were eagerly anticipating Disney Plus Day on Friday, November 12. It was the two-year anniversary of the streaming service which rolled out The Mandalorian as the headlining show to open the streaming service to customers. But as Friday morning morphed into Friday afternoon, fans' anticipation quickly turned into frustration. A featurette "Under the Helmet" spotlighting the character of Boba Fett, which was previously announced, appeared on the channel Friday morning. In addition, the sizzle reel for Obi-Wan Kenobi , first shown to investors only as part of Disney Investors Day in December 2020, was officially released after being leaked and pulled Thursday. Earlier this week, several fan websites reported rumors of a bevy of Star Wars content to be released as part of Disney A sizzle reel for Andor . A teaser trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi . A trailer-type release for the second season of The Bad Batch . A look at season 3 of

The Bearded Trio Christmas Gift Idea - Old Calendars That Can Be Used In 2022

Gift Idea: Old Calendars That Can Be Used In 2022 The perfect gift is one that keeps on giving.  So how about a 2022 calendar?  How about going one better and getting that special loved one a calendar from a previous year?  Have you gone mad? I hear you ask.  Well, here's a list of previous years that you CAN use for 2022.  These will all match the day and date: 2011, 2005, 1994, 1983, 1977. Now, looking at those dates you can see there are some significant years for movies.  So why not treat someone to an E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial calendar or a Star Wars one?  What about Jurassic Park?  You're probably thinking I've got my years wrong here but back then the calendars release for a major movie that year were for the following year.  So E.T. being 1982, you're more likely to find a calendar for 1983 and we're in luck as that's the year that is re-usable for 2022.  Don't buy from another year thinking it will match up as the one's above are the only years