Author Archives: Daniel

Dan is a huge fan of Star Wars, Disney, Jurassic Park, Ghostbusters, TMNT and Harry Potter, and has written for numerous film-focused and Disney-related sites, including Epicstream, Theme Park Tourist and Homey Hawaii. He has also recently completed his first children's novel, which he hopes to get published within the next year.

The 5 Worst Lines in ‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’

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It would be unfair to call Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker (2019) the worst film in the Star Wars franchise. The worst film in the Skywalker Saga, sure, but not the worst film. Do you remember The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)? Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure (1984)? Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)? That ...

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‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ Is Returning to Theaters With a Big Twist

Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) is one of the most heart-warming pastimes for many families over the Holidays. Not only is it a wonderful re-telling of Charles Dicken’s timeless literary masterpiece published in 1843, it’s easily the best Muppets film, without contest. The film is also a great way for younger audiences to discover the meaning behind A Christmas Carol ...

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7 ‘Jurassic Park’ Installments Arriving Later This Month

Jurassic Park

It seems a bit quiet on the Jurassic front lately. Despite the fact Jurassic World Dominion (2022) grossed over $1 billion in movie theaters last year, there are no signs of another film in the series being announced anytime soon. There does appear to be some activity in the jungles over at Universal Pictures, though, at least where the smaller ...

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Why Star Wars Needs to Experiment With Different Genres

There’s a lot to love about Star Wars, and with so many movies and TV shows, there’s plenty to choose from. However, the theatrical side of the faraway galaxy continues to divide fans, with every single Disney entry with the exception of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story having been met with much criticism. That’s not to say the spin-off ...

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7 Things The Rise of Skywalker Got Right

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When The Last Jedi was released in 2017, it seemed impossible that there could be another Star Wars film that would become just as widely hated by fans, but 2019’s The Rise of Skywalker was the final nail in the coffin for Disney and Lucasfilm’s sequel trilogy. While nowhere near as ‘out there’ as its predecessor, Episode IX lacks coherent ...

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Planets from the Faraway Galaxy We’d Love to Visit If Star Tours Was Real

Star Tours

There are many ways to immerse yourself into the world of Star Wars, whether it’s by watching all the movies, the TV shows, or experiencing everything Disney World has to offer where Star Wars is concerned. You can jump into hyperspace on Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, get caught in battle between the Resistance and the First Order on Star Wars: ...

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The Best Female Characters in Star Wars

As Star Wars fans, we spend a lot of time appreciating all sorts of characters, whether they’re human, non-human, original, new, or characters worthy of their own TV shows – but today we’re going to spend some time focusing on the best female characters in Star Wars. After all, there are plenty to choose from, but which are the best ...

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The Best Non-Human Characters in Star Wars

There are so many human Star Wars characters that it’s easy to forget about the alien variety. After all, the faraway galaxy is made up of countless star systems, each with their own vast number of planets, with most of them inhabited by different sentient alien races. And there are so many – Wookie, Trandoshan, Twi’lek, Togruta, Gungan, Hutt, Ugnaught, ...

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The Circle of Life: How The Land Before Time Inspired The Lion King

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The age-old tale of an orphaned character undertaking a perilous journey is something we’ve become pretty familiar with over the decades. And Disney is no stranger to such story-telling structures, with the likes of The Jungle Book and The Lion King being only two examples out of many. They all seem to feature animals too – which is an extremely ...

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7 Brilliant Bunnies From the Disneyverse

The Disneyverse is filled with all sorts of animals, and there are several of each species that span the countless movies and TV shows. In fact, it’s the animal characters that tend to make up the better part of Disney’s population. But what is it about anthropomorphic animals that we love so much? Don’t worry, we’re not here to psycho-analyze ...

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