Steve Blum

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For those hoping that Star Wars: Rebels might serve as a sign that the creative fortunes of the Force franchise are heading for greener pastures – Good news! – all signs point to yes. National Fan Expo in Toronto featured a special presentation of the hour-ling first episode of Rebels to a theater of over 1,000 fans Friday, and if the cheers, laughs and applause are any indication, then that’s over a thousand people who will be tuning into the further adventures of this new, ragtag crew of freedom fighters once the series begins its first season run later this year. (more…)

Zeb Kicks @$$ in New ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ Short

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The more I see of Star Wars: Rebels, the more I get excited about it. I wish I could have said the same about The Clone Wars animated series, but while I will admit that it got better with time, that initial taste offered in movie theaters left a lot to be desired. There’s nothing bitter about these Rebels shorts though, and once again this sneak peak at the upcoming Disney XD show reinforces the idea that it’s going to fun, action-packed and has a pretty decent sense of humor. In “Entanglement,” the new character Zeb proves that while the Force may not be with him, he can definitely still use force. (more…)

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Wonder Woman’s been getting a lot of press lately, and unfortunately, not always for the best reasons. The casting of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in Warner Bros.’ Man of Steel sequel was met with a mixed response at best. Then there were those rumors of Diana no longer being an Amazon but another Kryptonian descendent, which thankfully turned out to be false. Oh! And then the CW scrapped their plans for a Wonder Woman television show. With all the recent bad news for Wondy, it’s nice to have a clip where she simply does what she does best: kicks butt. (more…)

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