Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Four: Exposition is Exciting (From a Certain Point of View)

00:45:01 – 01:00:00 We are now past the 45-minute mark of the Jedi Edition of 15-Minute Force. As we rejoin our hero, Luke Skywalker, we are still on Dagobah. Luke’s Jedi mentor Yoda is now dead, and as this chapter begins, his body fades away to nothingness. There’s nothing keeping Luke in the swamp any […]

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Legion: Season 2 — a review

Here’s what it’s like to me. Were you ever forced to read James Joyce in school? I’m thinking Ulysses here. Or any of the other “difficult” reads that high school teachers liked to torture us with. For me, Moby Dick applies, as does Thomas Wolfe’s Look Homeward, Angel. When I had to read these books, […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.7 “What Are Little Girls Made Of?” – (Original air date: Thursday, October 20, 1966)

Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “What Are Little Girls Made Of?” The main piece of trivia I remember about this episode is that it was written by Robert Bloch, the author who gave us […]

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Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Three: The Rescue of Han Solo

  00:30:01 – 00:45:00 It’s common knowledge here in the bullpen of 15-Minute Force that this is my least favorite movie in the original “trilogy.” I have my reasons, and I intend to share them with you as we continue this project. But . . . none of these reasons have anything to do with […]

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