‘Star Wars Rebels’ Twitter Recap

July 27, 2013 at 10:50 am | Posted in Celebration, Celebration Europe, Conventions, Star Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

With the anticipation for Star Wars Rebels, I imagine fans are as hungry for news from Star Wars Celebration Europe II as I am. While StarWars.com did provide a liveblog, it didn’t quite satiate my appetite. Thankfully there was more coverage provided by those in attendance via Twitter, including Caravan of the ForceMark Newbold from Jedi NewsTheForce.Net and The Star Wars Underworld. Here’s a recap of their coverage.

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John Williams Returns for Episode VII

July 27, 2013 at 5:35 am | Posted in Celebration, Celebration Europe, Disney, Episode VII, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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The Kathleen Kennedy panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe II brought confirmation that John Williams will be scoring Star Wars Episode VII.

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Star Wars Celebration Europe II: Day 1

July 26, 2013 at 1:56 pm | Posted in Celebration, Celebration Europe, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Star Wars Celebration Europe II has begun and multiple sites have thankfully provided coverage for those of us who could not attend. Here’s a rundown of day one.

For more coverage, be sure to check out Jedi News who has lots of pictures and links for Star Wars Celebration Europe II.

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Around the Web

July 26, 2013 at 12:34 pm | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Celebration, Celebration Europe, Interview, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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And here is this week’s news…

Conventions

Author Michael A. Stackpole is holding a contest for two free four day passes to Gencon which is being held in Indianapolis, IN from August 15-18th. To enter, all you have to do is take a picture of yourself reading a Michael Stackpole book. We’re pretty sure your chances of winning will be increased if you do so in complete Rebel pilot garb.

In other convention news, Caravan of the Force has recaps of their journey to Star Wars Celebration Europe II up on the Star Wars Blog: Day 1Day 2 and Day 3Day 4Day 5.

A lot of news has been pouring out of CEII today, and we’ll have a rundown later on, so stay tuned. In the meantime, we recommend checking out Jedi News for extensive coverage.

Books

If you’re in Houston, TX today, be sure to swing by Murder by the Book because upcoming Star Wars author Martha Wells will be there for a book signing at 6:30 PM.

Tomorrow upcoming Star Wars author Kevin Hearne will be at Murder by the Book for a signing as well. It will be at 4:30 PM.

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Star Wars Celebration Europe II

July 26, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Celebration, Celebration Europe, Conventions, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars Celebration Europe II begins today! Remember that even if you aren’t there, you can still participate. Events on the main stage will be looking for questions from Twitter and all you have to do is use the appropriate hashtag.

#AskTheArtists – Doug Chiang and Iain McCaig
#AskC3PO – Anthony Daniels
#AskPalpatine – Ian McDiarmid
#AskKathy – Kathleen Kennedy
#AskFiloni – Dave Filoni and Rebels
#AskLeia – Carrie Fisher
#AskBoba – Jeremy Bulloch, Daniel Logan, Dickey Beer and John Morton
#AskJabba – Tim Rose, Mike Edmonds, Femi Taylor, Toby Philpott, Gerald Home, Sean Crawford, and Tim Dry
#AskJedi – Mark Hamill

For those in attendance,  you can upload photographs and use the hashtag #StarWarsCelebration for a chance of being included in the closing ceremonies. The best photographs will make the cut, where fans “can relive some of their favorite moments of the show, see some things they missed, and maybe see themselves or your photographs up on the big screen!”

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Podcasts in Review

July 25, 2013 at 7:33 am | Posted in Celebration, Celebration Europe, Interview, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Curto Burns Collectors Cast: The July 18, 2013 Episode has tons of coverage for Star Wars collectors plus a full rundown on the Course of the Force and a quick talk with Steve Sansweet.

ForceCast: Special CEII Artist Interviews Episode four has Spencer speaking with JAKe, Matt Busch and Paul Allan Ballard. All three interviews turned out really good and are definitely worth listening to. Plenty of insights into the artists and their pieces for Star Wars Celebration II.

Full of Sith: Episode XXXI is a short episode but has some nice interviews by Bryan from San Diego Comic Con 2013. He talks with Tommy Yune about Robotech and its influences, TC Carson and his work as Mace Windu in The Clone Wars, Stephen Stanton and his work as Tarkin and others in The Clone Wars, and finally Erich Schoeneweiss from Del Rey. Erich was my favorite interview as he talks about each of the Star Wars books coming up, giving a glimpse of what each will be bringing to readers, although he had to skirt around the future of Star Wars books as they don’t know what that holds yet. However, he did say that Del Rey has had numerous emails and several face-to-face meetings with Lucasfilm regarding the sequels. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

CEII Rumors

July 23, 2013 at 1:04 pm | Posted in Celebration, Celebration Europe, Episode VII, JJ Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm, Miscellaneous, Movies, Star Wars | 1 Comment
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CE2Ali Arikan is a Roger Ebert Far Flung Correspondent (as in personally picked by Ebert), a contributor to Indiewire and chief film critic for Dipnot TV, so when we came across these tweets, we just had to share them.

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