Slow News Day – Dagobah Day #28

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So, yeah, I had hoped to write about a teaser trailer for The Last Jedi today, but no such trailer was released during Super Bowl sunday. Therefore I actually don’t have a lot to talk about today. There isn’t really a pressing news story that needs to be addressed. So, instead, I’ll give you an update on Dagobah Day and the Star Wars coverage on the blog. Continue reading “Slow News Day – Dagobah Day #28”

Goodbye 2016

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I used to write these New Year’s Speeches every year, and I really enjoyed doing so. I sort of stopped doing it last year, but I’ve tried to find a way to comment on all of the things that happened this year. I came up with this post, in which I want to talk about the entire year briefly. Film, television, and politics. Good and bad. Hope and dread. So if you don’t want anything political with your movie news, speculation, or discussion, then this isn’t the post for you. Continue reading “Goodbye 2016”

REVIEW: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Theatrical Release Poster - Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Theatrical Release Poster – Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

The following is a review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Directed by Gareth Edwards.

In 2015, J. J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens proudly announced that the good Star Wars was finally back. Gone are the days of the disappointing and operatic George Lucas prequels. With The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm proved that the future of the Star Wars saga – the episodes – were in good hands. But what about the untold stories of the prequels? To answer several unanswered questions Lucasfilm will give us these spin-off films that they call ‘Star Wars stories.’ Continue reading “REVIEW: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)”

Box Office Predictions – December 2016

Box Office Prediction

NORTH AMERICAN OPENING WEEKEND PREDICTIONS:

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Buena Vista – December 16th, 2016 – $160-165 million
  • Assassin’s Creed – Fox – December 21st, 2016 – $20-25 million
  • Passengers – Sony/Columbia – December 21st, 2016 – $25-30 million
  • Sing – Universal – December 21st, 2016 – $30-35 million

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Rogue One is (almost) here! – Dagobah Day #24

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The long wait for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is (almost) over. I don’t know if any of you know this, but the very first Dagobah Day post was about Rogue One. I was really optimistic about this film back then, even though I didn’t like Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla. I was excited about seeing a huge Star Wars fan – who just happens to be a talented film director – get to make the film he wants to make. Continue reading “Rogue One is (almost) here! – Dagobah Day #24”

Box Office: Rogue One Predictions! – Dagobah Day #23

Dagobah Day - 2016

The first Star Wars spin-off film – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – opens in about a month, one year after the release of Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. Episode VII broke a lot of records, but what can we expect Rogue One to do this year? Let’s talk about Rogue One‘s chances at the box office.
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TRAILER RECAP: Rogue One (Official Trailer #2) – Dagobah Day #22

It is finally here! Lucasfilm just released this trailer, which is believed to be the final full-length trailer for the first Star Wars spin-off film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters; Godzilla). It finally gives us a good look at Jyn Erso’s father, and we get a little bit more of Darth Vader! Continue reading “TRAILER RECAP: Rogue One (Official Trailer #2) – Dagobah Day #22”

Rogue One Predictions – Dagobah Day #21

Dagobah Day - 2016

Last September, Dagobah Day focused on four predictions I had for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. Two of my four predictions look pretty good today and – technically – the last two could still be true if they explain more about Snoke and Poe in the future.

I’m not caught up on the Poe Dameron comic book, so that may have actually debunked my theory. Today, I want to try to speculate and make some predictions about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story‘s plot.
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Mads Mikkelsen in Rogue One – Dagobah Day #20

Dagobah Day - 2016

Mads Mikkelsen is one of my favorite actors out there, and definitely my favorite Danish actor ever. We’ve known for a little while now that Mikkelsen is playing the father of Jyn Erso (played by Felicity Jones) in Rogue One. But we haven’t seen his character in either of the two trailers. This month, let’s talk about what we know about the mysterious Galen Erso.
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