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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first official on screen expanded universe movie that we have received. Since Disney told us that the 30+ years of EU that we have grown up with is no longer canon, did Disney do the former Extended Universe justice? (more…)

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The spoilers are strong with this one. This is your last warning. (more…)

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10 years after the end of the Prequel Trilogy, we have a continuation of the Star Wars that we all know and love. But, was it any good?

Anyone who knows anything about me will tell you that I love both Star Trek and Star Wars. When J.J. Abrams was going to be directing Star Wars Episode VII, I automatically feared the worst. What he did with Star Trek hurt, and knowing that he was now in charge of  the other half of my childhood love was enough to almost send me into a panic. He has said in many interviews that he wasn’t a fan of Star Trek and that Star Wars was his first love. But, words are cheap… Would he deliver where George Lucas failed with the prequels? (more…)

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Remember way back 10 episodes ago in Episode 58 “Hopes and Fears of Episode VII” we brought up how you never saw the planet of Endor in Return of the Jedi, and how we said we were going to continue to talk about that and possibly have it be a podcast?

Well, here is that conversation!

Troy and Neo continue talking about how the fact that you never see Endor could possibly be a cover up for a larger plan. An Endor Conspiracy, if you will…

What it the Empire? Was it the Rebel Alliance? No one knows who and why…

We provide the clues, you decide!


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Neo returns to the podcast!

To celebrate his return from not really being gone, Troy and Neo sit down at Uncommon HQ to talk about their hopes and fears for Star Wars: Episode VII. Because of the flop that was Phantom Menace, doubt and fear are only natural.

Will it be so good that it makes ROTJ look like crap? Will it be so bad that it makes Episode I look like Empire Strikes Back?

In a few months, we shall have our answers…

Listen below and enjoy!


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The Force is strong with this one… (more…)

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It was recently this writer’s privilege and pleasure to have a chat with the actor, stuntman, and circus performer, Felix Silla.  This was during the Zurko Promotions, All Night Flea Market, in Wheaton, Illinois.

Felix Silla has played parts in many iconic films and shows of the past including “Star Trek,” “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi,” “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century,” “Battlestar Galactica,” “The Monkees,” “Bonanza,” and “Petty Coat Junction.” He is, perhaps, best known for his role as Cousin Itt in “The Addams Family.”

During the interview, Mr. Silla spoke of some of his experiences in the film industry. (more…)

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