Movie Review: ‘The Rhythm Section’

February 5, 2020 at 7:50 am | Posted in Movies, Reviews | Leave a comment

The Rhythm Section is your classic “train them to be a weapon” trope movie with a woman who finds purpose in revenge after losing everything. It doesn’t really do anything new, but it does do a good job at telling a story.

One thing I really liked about this movie is that it feels very grounded. By that I mean it’s not a Jason Bourne or Mission Impossible movie with over the top action or insane fighting abilities. The people in this movie struggle in a fight and it often results in an on the floor struggle rather than some beautifully choreographed fight. Furthermore, the main character isn’t some star pupil who becomes a super spy ninja assassin. She’s a person who struggles and pushes herself. She’s not great at anything, but she’s willing to try and she puts herself out there. On top of all that, she never blindly falls into belief or gets stuck in a narrow field of focus. Through the entire story, she stays aware and questions things. Is this the right thing to do? Can I trust this person? Continue Reading Movie Review: ‘The Rhythm Section’…

Databurst From the 501st

February 5, 2020 at 12:01 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from February 5 to 11th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

February 5

  • Central Garrison will be in Minneapolis, MN for Ronald McDonald House Family Night from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.

February 6

  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Nashville, TN for Return of the Jedi: In Concert at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center from February 6 to 9th.

February 7

  • Alpine Garrison will be at Night to Shine special needs prom from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Berwick, LA for Night to Shine.
  • Empire City Garrison will be in Long Island, NY for the Night to Shine prom in Commack.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Sterling Heights, MI for Astronomicon.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Red Bank, NJ for the NJSO Presents Return of the Jedi at the Count Basie Center for the Arts from 8:00 to 10:30 PM.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Gniezno for Fantasmagoria from February 7 to 9th.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Santa Clarita, CA for Bridgeport Elementary ScienceCon! from 5:30 to 7:00 PM.

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Cover Reveal: ‘Shadow Fall’

February 4, 2020 at 9:44 am | Posted in Books, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Alexander Freed’s upcoming book Shadow Fall has a new cover. This will be the second book in the Alphabet Squadron trilogy. It’ll be out on June 23rd, in the meantime io9 has an excerpt.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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