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Shades of the Force

The term ‘Grey Jedi’ is another source of discourse within the Star Wars fandom. What is a Grey Jedi? Do you like the term?

What if Yoda told Luke the wrong thing? (Contains TLJ Spoilers)

We all know the line by now: "Try not.  Do or do not.  There is no try." But... what if that was the wrong thing to tell Luke?  Actually, that may not be the right question, but bear with me.  Because there's a lot we don't know about how long Luke trained on Dagobah,...

Don’t Blame the Kender

Don't let that title scare you off! Really, there is nothing to worry about. Like many fans what is now Legends, in Star Wars, I have been struggling with the drastic changes to the Star Wars Timeline, since Disney bought the franchise.  While I’ve loved the new...

About Bond: Episode 6 – James Bond & Star Wars

Star Wars and James Bond are two of the most famous and long-lived franchises in film history. Hollywood, or Pinewood Studios for that matter, is a small place… so where have the two franchises crossed paths through the years?

About Bond: Episode 5 – About Q

Q – MI6’s Quartermaster – knows just what Bond needs for every mission. He equips 007 with gadgets, weapons, and vehicles for his missions. Through all the Bond films, there have only been four actors to play the role of Q, and Tim tell you all about them.

About Bond: Episode 4 – Who is Your Favorite Bond?

Tim talks about each of the six actors that have portrayed James Bond. Who is your favorite?

The Art of Harley Quinn, by Andrew Farago

Psychiatrist and psychotic.  Brooklyn girl and Gotham Siren.  Smart as a whip and blunt as her oversized mallet. Fractured, but never broken.  From the Joker's witty sidekick to super smart super villain/anti-hero, in her own right. Harleen Quinzel has been many...

Anno Dracula 1899: One Thousand Monsters, by Kim Newman

"Approaching a personage like Yuki-Onna - Dracula comes inevitably to mind, and very few others - is like walking into a maelstrom or an inferno.  Or the heart of a star.  They shine such eternal light or exert such gravitational pull that everything else is dull,...

About Bond: Episode 3 – Not Your Ordinary Bond Girl

There is one woman who has appeared in nearly every James Bond film… Miss Moneypenny. Moneypenny, who in most Bond films served as M’s confidential secretary, always maintained a professional, albeit flirtatious, relationship with 007. Typically, when Bond would...

About Bond: Episode 2 – What Makes a Bond Film?

In the first episode of About Bond, I outlined the themes the defined the eras of Bond films.  That’s very big-picture, though.  In this episode, let’s look at little closer at the key elements of a Bond film. First, and absolutely foremost, is Bond himself.  Bond is...

Baby Driver, Despicable Me 3, and Cars 3

BABY DRIVER I am a massive Edgar Wright fan.  His previous movies, Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Scott Pilgrim, and World's End (and the television series Spaced) are all instant classics.  I love all five of them to varying degrees.  He displays such an incredible...

The Star Wars Viewing Order Debate: An Essay

The following article was written by Patreon donor, Mike Clark, in response to episode #98 of Echo Base about the proper viewing order of the Star Wars films for first-time viewers. It was published with his permission and remains as-is with minor edits and...

Wonder Woman and The Mummy

WONDER WOMAN After three DC movies that met with less than resounding enthusiasm, it's so refreshing to finally get a fun and successful movie hitting it with the public.  Now, I enjoy the first three to varying degrees.  I still think Man of Steel was the first great...

Pirates 5, Alien Covenant, and Baywatch

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES I dearly love the first two Pirates movies.  They're great fun, a gorgeous spectacle, and actually managed to tell an interesting and complicated story.  The third one was a satisfactory ending to the trilogy, though I...

GOTG2, Guardians of the Whills, & Bounty Hunter Wars

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 I really loved the first GOTG movie, and this is definitely a worthy follow up.  It's a little too soon to say whether it's better or worse, but I would definitely say this is the funniest Marvel movie yet.  The comedy is just crammed...

Upcoming FanSets DCTV Pins

Listeners to the Green Justice or Scarlet Velocity podcasts know we currently have contests running to win a Flash Pin or an Arrow Pin. These are just the first pins in a new line of DCTV Pins from FanSets. FanSets has provided us with images of the upcoming 2"...

Fate of the Furious & Top Ten Summer Movies

THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS: Granted, this is an unrealistic and ridiculous franchise, but I actually really like the Fast movies.  Well, starting with the fifth one.  The series evolved from street racing into being a vast globe trotting James Bond action adventure...

Enter to Win an ARROW Character Pin!

Green Justice has teamed up with FanSets to allow listeners to win one of three Arrow character pins (2" tall). All you have to do to enter is Tweet the following phrase: I want to win an #Arrow pin from @GreenJusticePod and @FanSets Participants must follow both...

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