Christopher Royce

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Baseless Speculation About the Star Wars Casting News
10 months ago
Recently, there was a flurry of casting news for the still-untitled ninth episode of the Star Wars saga. Directed by J.J. Abrams, Episode IX will feature stars of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi D...
The Acoustics in My Head Are Really Lovely
a year ago
This delightful and deftly-written new digital series offers a comedic glimpse into the occult in which the talents of Janet Varney, the show's creator, co-writer (with freelance writer and editor Bra...
5 Movies Featuring the Most Virtuous U.S. Presidents
a year ago
In 2018, the frantic pace of political news cycles can make every week feel like a year. It can be difficult to keep an optimistic view of our national governing institutions, which ought always to be...
My Journey With Star Wars
a year ago
I originally wrote this piece the week that Lucasfilm released a trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which delved into the events that took place before the classic trilogy. While many other peo...
A New Appreciation for 'A New Hope'
a year ago
The Star Wars franchise is perhaps most responsible for the popularization of the term "prequel," so it's entirely fitting that the series should contain the prequeliest prequel ever. This year's addi...
6 Inspiring Movies to Cure Your Olympics Withdrawal
a year ago
This is an update of a piece I did after the 2016 Rio Olympics, and now that the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, have come and gone, it seems like a good time to revisit it. The games have b...