Star Wars, or at least, the Skywalker Saga, ended late last year. Watching the final chapter of the saga that startet 42 years ago (fun fact: I’m three days younger than the premiere of the first film), I was left elated, overjoyed, but also strangely relieved. I loved this film, as I have loved all the Star Wars films that
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On this blog you’ll find my thoughts about film and fandom. There will be film reviews, reflections on fandom, pop culture, upcoming films and other nerdy topics. The blog is both personal, sometimes deeply so, and professional.
This blog is also an experiment that came out of my personal passion and academic studies in film and fandom. With both film and marketing educations behind me, I’ve realized that there is often a certain disconnect between passionate fans of iconic franchises and the companies delivering them. But can this gap be bridged? Let’s find out!
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The new year is upon us, and with it, the decade is coming to a close. The decade has seen the increase in streaming services rising to dominate the home entertainment industry, while gradually pushing regular television broadcasts and DVD/Bluray sales to the side. I’ve been watching a lot of series this year, maybe more than usual, and even though
The classic novel, The War of the Worlds by HG Wells, is arguably one of the most influental pieces of science fiction ever written. Released in 1897, first in serial format and a year later as a novel, it paved the way for other science fiction writers, and later, film makers. It is the foundation of a whole sub-genre of
The film industry is changing. One could of course say that it has always been changing, ever since the early days with the Lumiere brothers and other such pioneers. The traditional distribution models are evolving (sometimes even kicking and screaming) to keep up with the technological and cultural developments happening in in society. One of such development is the special,