"The Last Jedi" is a magnificent entry into the Star Wars saga, and its focus on character finally brings the franchise where it should have been a long time ago.
When women's rights are under attack in real-life America, can a science fiction princess help us defend them?
2016 was a terrible year, but there's also a seed of hope for the future.
What can the politics of "a galaxy far, far away" tell us about our own problems in 21st century America?
The various environments portrayed in the Star Wars films say a lot about how we view nature and human relationships to it.
What you've heard is true: the new Star Wars film really does deliver the magic we all hoped for.
Meet the amazing woman whose career stretched the arc from one era of science fiction to another.
The word "legend" barely begins to describe all that Christopher Lee was, and how we'll remember him.
How and why did six dinky 4" tall plastic dolls launch a billion-dollar cultural and economic juggernaut?
This is the fourth in a series of blogs I'm calling "Mashup Storypitches," where I take two or more stories from popular culture--movies, books or TV [...]