Monthly Archive: December 2015

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Star Wars VII and the Ultra-Real

The cinematic rather than merely narrative objective of Star Wars VII is to persuade by being overwhelmingly Star Wars VII.

25

Weekend!

On attempts to update “A Visit from St. Nicholas”.

53

Weirdos at Work

Thoughts on the work we do and how little it says about us.

42

Sunday!; or, Maribou’s Star Wars Review; or, A Love Letter from Me in 2015 to Me in 1984

Many spoilers follow. Also, while my intention is to just talk about MY experience as a film-goer and not to get into feminist politics per se, that whole “personal is political” thing means that some folks may experience this as a political post. In keeping with the spirit of Mindless Diversions (and my own intentions), I’d encourage you not to read it as an argument, and not to respond with one. It’s just my story.

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Whoa.

Mind-Blowing Possible Easter Egg In The Force Awakens. Spoilers, obviously.

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