Nate Schaaf

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To be filed under things nobody ever wanted/people actively wished wouldn’t happen: a new Tomb Raider film is, in fact, on its way to the big screen.

As many will recall, this will be Lara Croft’s first cinematic outing since Angelina Jolie stumbled her way through 2001’s Tomb Raider and its almost-so-bad-it’s-good sequel, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life. Ironic how a motion picture with the word ‘life’ in the title was the unintended death of a budding franchise! (more…)

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Bonkers fan theories are nothing new, but this one just might take the cake: Jar Jar Binks may, in fact, be a wildly capable force user and perhaps the uUltimate Sith Lord behind the machinations of the entire saga. As Redditor Lumpawarroo posits, in a post that equals the breadth and research of a PhD dissertation, Jar Jar was “intended to be the prequel (and Dark Side) equivalent of Yoda.” (more…)


Though the majority of the world’s current cinematic fervor seems to be directed at the latest iteration of Star Wars (the stunning new trailer didn’t hurt) comic lovers are rejoicing thanks to a new crop of photos and a few juicy plot points from the beginning of Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. The film, slated to release in 2016, marks the start of DC Comics’ push to compete with the all-encompassing Marvel Cinematic Universe. (more…)