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Bob Franken: Policing the police

...officials also mobilized massive military equipment. Their heavily armored forces looked like the robotic troopers in "Star Wars." They used their arsenal to throw tear gas and shoot rubber bullets at the crowds, while arresting participants and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-19/bob-franken-policing-the-police
Opinion

...optimistic me would say, "well, how do you think 'Star Wars' sounded when it was first described?" The realistic...genre pop culture they can get their hands on. Where "Star Wars" inspired millions of new science fiction fans for generations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-06-0
News
Reeling it in: Webslinging sequel falls flat

...is the best of the bunch. Series from "X-Men" to "Lord of the Rings," and going back as far as the 1970s with "Star Wars," and "The Godfather" all saw the second film as the highlight of the group. Even the previous "Spider-Man" trilogy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-05-07/reeling-it-in-websling
Arts & Entertainment
They grow up so fast

...Facebook account and all. I guess I've still been thinking of him as that 10-year-old kid, who was still into Star Wars and Legos. But he has moved on to more grown-up things, from his sense of humor to his taste in movies (we're in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-03-01/they-grow-up-so-fast
Community
Stormtroopers, a Wookie and a CPAC

...Political Action Committee gathering just outside Washington were two "stormtroopers" and a Wookiee from the 1977 film "Star Wars." Some of the speeches also expressed sentiments from the past, though not as cleverly as those in costume: Obama...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-10
Opinion
'The Internship' movie review

...Old Programmers." Wilson and Vaughn are just too young. I didn't believe for a second that they didn't get a "Star Wars" reference, that they seemed to have no idea what "Harry Potter" or "The X-Men" was, and the idea that people...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-12-04/the-internship-movie-r
Arts & Entertainment

...he grinned."We're going to build a Death Star," he joked softly, referring to the giant space station in the "Star Wars" movies that could blow up planets. "Then it's all going to be over."

http://peninsulaclarion.com/martha-mendoza/2013-09-29
Two movies deal with real issues

...of Comic-con and bring it into the realm of serious cinema, yet still be blisteringly entertaining. They wanted "Star Wars" meets "Blade Runner" meets "2001." What it is, instead, is a highly watchable, if somewhat heavy-handed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-09-05/two-movies-deal-with-r
Arts & Entertainment
'Chwistmas Wights' help brighten the season

...second and third answers also are "Gifts," but in their defense, my mother works for a toy company, one that makes Star Wars toys, and both kids know something good is coming.However, when we say our informal grace before dinner, where we...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-12-07/chwistmas-wights-help-brighten-
Community

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