Final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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The final trailer for the upcoming Star Wars movie, “The Rise of Skywalker”, has arrived: https://youtu.be/8Qn_spdM5Zg I’m looking forward to watching this one (obviously). 😁 I’m especially interested to see how this reveal at the end of the second trailer plays out: You can find the previous trailers in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL148kCvXk8pA7e3BmCGqQLTnVTZ9-GrYC unsplash-logoFeatured image by…… Continue reading Final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Spider-Man Loves You

I’m working with my team at a meetup in Lisbon, and really enjoying this track from the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse soundtrack: https://open.spotify.com/track/7xDVDHawfjHNoKjzzQsbTQ?si=25FfvqphQbOhssGULLbPww

This is how you dress for a Star Wars convention

Robin Moul apparently made this awesome Star Wars dress, completed with hand lettering. It’s brilliant! The hair stick things (there’s probably a real name for them – I’m clueless) are a nice touch! From Robin Moul Robin also posted a tweet of her in the dress at a Star Wars Celebration event: https://twitter.com/robinmoul/status/1117533717529026561 Hat tip…… Continue reading This is how you dress for a Star Wars convention

I enjoyed Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur movie

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We watched Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword today. I’ve been listening to Daniel Pemberton’s soundtrack for the last week or so, and was looking forward to watching the movie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rbPTQIdjmY The movie didn’t do well at the Box Office, and a series of sequels was scrapped. That’s a big pity. I really…… Continue reading I enjoyed Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur movie

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is one of the best movies I’ve seen

Spider-Man poster

We finally watched Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and it’s comfortably one of the best movies I’ve seen. https://youtu.be/FU0i0eg6qak The story is compelling, the animation is brilliantly done. It’s just an incredible movie. If you haven’t seen it, and you’re curious, it’s well worth watching. This movie was the first of two movies we have planned…… Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is one of the best movies I’ve seen

This idea of tracking my media diet really appeals to me: Just like last year, I kept track of almost everything I read, watched, listened to, and experienced in my media diet posts.Jason Kottke I follow a few people who do this too, sometimes pretty publicly. I'm not sure that I'd want to share everything… Continue reading Keeping track of my media diet

Voyager 2 enters interstellar space and all I can think about are Klingons

PIA17462: Voyager 1 Entering Interstellar Space (Artist Concept)

Last week we learned that Voyager 2 had followed in its sibling’s metaphorical footsteps, and entered interstellar space. According to Ars Technica: On Monday, NASA announced that one of its longest-running experiments has started a new phase. Five years after Voyager 1 reached interstellar space, its sibling, Voyager 2, has joined it there. While the…… Continue reading Voyager 2 enters interstellar space and all I can think about are Klingons