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  1. benbess

    Official STAR WARS Saga (episodes I to VII) Discussion Thread: Part 5

    I'm listening to the audio book of this one again now. The reader Nick Podehl is really good imho.
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    Official STAR WARS Saga (episodes I to VII) Discussion Thread: Part 5

    Some good books on Star Wars imho....
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    Official STAR WARS Saga (episodes I to VII) Discussion Thread: Part 5

    A solid B means a very good movie! Maybe when I see it the second time my rating for it will go up....
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    Official STAR WARS Saga (episodes I to VII) Discussion Thread: Part 5

    Believe it or not, I'm teaching a whole college course on the Star Wars saga next semester. Books we are using include: Star Wars and Philosophy: More Powerful than You can Possibly Imagine, Star Wars and History, and How Star Wars Conquered the Universe. We'll also have lots of books, like the...
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    Official STAR WARS Saga (episodes I to VII) Discussion Thread: Part 5

    An article I wrote on The Politics Behind the Original Star Wars was just published by the LA Review of Books: https://lareviewofbooks.org/essay/politics-behind-original-star-wars A brief preview "....The politics behind the creation of the original film, A New Hope, reveals a rich...