Legendary film composer John Williams is scheduled to appear at a benefit performance by the Phoenix Symphony on September 28. It's not like he needs to tour to help raise money for his kids' college fund, and he's probably busy with the Jurassic Park IV and new Star Wars soundtracks. There's no rea ... More >>
Ever since Disney's acquisition of LucasFilms was announced, the prognosis by fans has been mixed. Three new Star Wars movies is good news, right? Sure, but what about yesterday's news that Disney has shut down LucasArts?
Yeah, the future of the saga a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away is up ... More >>
It's a major feat to create art that facilitates an entire spectrum of fandom. Take, for example, the newest Disney acquisition and the very first hugely popular sci-fi event: the Star Wars franchise. Some elect to dress as Stormtroopers in their wedding photos, but most fans simply have a pedestria ... More >>
San Diego's post rock-meets-subdued pop duo Pinback has kind of been under the radar for the past five years.
Rob Crow and Zach Smith took a break from recording new Pinback songs to focus on side projects and family, all while taking Pinback out for occasional tours. But the duo returned in late ... More >>
The Green Dragon pub, as seen in "The Hobbit," is now open to real world tourists. Check that, it's now serving tourists both brews and food at Hobbiton, the New Zealand farm where The Shire from the Lord of the Rings movies was filmed.
-We Ate It: Denny's Nerd-Bait "The Hobbit" Menu
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