Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First’

Prologue. Outer space. Enter CHORUS. CHORUS  Alack! What dreadful turmoil hath beset The strong Republic and its bonds of peace. O’er distant trade routes all do sigh and fret As fears of grim taxation do increase. The greedy, vile Trade Federation hath Created a blockade none may pass through. With deadly battleships they block theContinue reading “Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First’”

Odds & Ends: My ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray collection has a new addition

My Star Wars Blu-ray collection just got a little larger yesterday. Yesterday afternoon, FedEx dropped off the latest addition to my already-substantial treasure trove of Star Wars Blu-rays: the 18-disc 1080p Blu-ray-only edition of Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. Like the larger Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) and Lucasfilm Ltd. Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga,Continue reading “Odds & Ends: My ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray collection has a new addition”

The Force is with…my ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray box sets

A long time ago (well, almost nine years ago) in a country not too far away, 20th Century Fox and Lucasfilm Ltd. (LFL) released the six existing films of the Star Wars saga in the high-definition (HD) Blu-ray disc (BD) format for the first time in several iterations of box sets. The centerpiece of theContinue reading “The Force is with…my ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray box sets”

Blu-ray Box Set Review: ‘Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’ (Best Buy Exclusive)

On March 31, Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) and Lucasfilm Ltd. released Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, a 27-disc “Collector’s Edition” box set of the nine Star Wars Episodes centered on the triumphs and tragedies of the Skywalker family “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” presented on 4K ultra-high definition (UHD)Continue reading “Blu-ray Box Set Review: ‘Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’ (Best Buy Exclusive)”