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Star Wars turns 35

Star Wars turns 35

| May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…. I remember getting an issue of the Star Wars Fan Club newsletter “Bantha Tracks” in May of 1982 saying that Star Wars had turned five years old. The five-year mark is an interesting one because the years go by so fast. Here we are at […]

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Life Trek – Star Trek turns 45 today

Life Trek – Star Trek turns 45 today

| September 8, 2011 | 2 Comments

It’s hard to believe that Star Trek is 45 years old. Looking back at everything that’s influenced me over the years in a creative sense, it was Star Trek more than anything that drove me as far back as I can remember. My earliest recollection of Star Trek is watching it with my dad in […]

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Geekiversary: Final Fantasy:The Spirits Within

| July 12, 2011 | 2 Comments

It was ten years ago I eagerly went to the theater in Bridgewater, NJ to see what was supposed to be the next step in cinema. Computer Graphic Imagery (CGI) had been used in movies for years, but this movie had no real actors, no real sets. The entire movie was created visually on computers. […]

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The Empire Strikes Back – 30 years later

The Empire Strikes Back – 30 years later

| May 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

There was never a phenomenon like Star Wars. Argue what you will about other movies that have come out in recent years, but Star Wars will hold the title of the movie with the biggest cultural impact of all time. What a thrill it was to learn as a kid that a new Star Wars […]

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