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  • Howard’s Way: Mandalorian goes Fourth, drains swamp…

    The Mandalorian and his ‘cargo’ will have to lay low and to that end, the soldier picks a backwater planet where he figures they can pass a couple of months until the bounty-hunters pursuing them have moved on. But entering a small rural drinking establishment, he discovers that he’s...
  • Knight Template: Does Disney+’s ‘Mandalorian’ deliver its bounty?

    For all that Disney+ is launching with the House of the Mouse’s impressive back-catalogue, even more Marvel content than expected and all several hours before the original mid-morning plan, all judgmental eyes seem to be on The Mandalorian, the Star Wars flagship spin-off that has been building expectations for...
  • Insta-Whimsy Spider hits DVD: ‘Far from…’ perfect, but swinging…

    The Avengers managed to restore  those snuffed out of existence by Thanos during the Infinity War, but there’s now a sizeable slice of humanity that have re-entered the world  that’s gone on for four years without them. Peter Parker and several of his key friends all suffered that fate,...
  • The Disney Decade: Avatars delayed, Star Wars extended…

    It’s been  mixed bag of news coming out of Disney as they realign some of their film release intentions in the wake of their massive merger with Fox. It means there are going to be some significant changes to their release schedules with the most notable changes being to...
  • Disney+ adds more slings and arrows to Marvel partnership…

    Those who are watching the trailers for the almost-upon-us Avengers: Endgame will know that though he didn’t feature in Avengers:  Infinity War, Clint Barton (alias Hawkeye) did indeed survive the fateful Thanos finger-snap -though early indications from his less-than-sunny demeanour suggest some of those close to him may not...
  • Have Gunn, will Guard… Disney’s reinstatement of intent…

    It was July last year when James Gunn was fired from his role as writer and director of the smash-hit Marvel movie franchise Guardians of the Galaxy. Disney apparently fired Gunn over a news report about terrible things he’d said on his blog a decade before.  There was huge...
  • Disney plans second ‘Star Wars’ tv spin-off…

    We’ve had the trailers for trailers and now it looks like we’re getting prequels for prequels with the interesting news that one of the key characters featured in Star Wars: Rogue One is the central piece in yet another proposed Star Wars television series. Disney‘s Chairman and CEO Bob...
  • Winter (& Falcon) is coming… to Disney platform..?

    It was announced a few weeks ago that Disney was actively working on two superhero spin-offs for the subscription-platform part of its empire, due to launch towards the end of 2019. Impressively, both Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen were being penciled in to reprise their respective cinematic roles as...
  • Kenobi

    To be or not Obi? Next Star Wars to feature Kenobi?

    Reports are coming in that the next standalone movie set within the Star Wars universe is likely to centre on the character of Obi wan Kenobi. Long-rumoured, the story would probably fill in some of the character’s story that takes place between the prequels and the original trilogy. In...