Return of the Jedi? Thoughts on the new trailer for ‘Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi’ – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Let the analysis begin! The first teaser trailer for “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi” premiered last week, and fans immediately began dissecting it, puzzling over it, and speculating where the franchise is heading. The fascinating thing about the new Star Wars trilogy is that fans have no idea where the franchise is heading. With the prequels and even “Rogue One,” we knew where the story was ultimately going: the fall of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader and the construction and destruction of the Death Star. But with “Episode VIII,” Disney and Lucasfilm are venturing into uncharted waters. Literally anything could […]

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TV preview: Changes ahead for ‘Doctor Who’ with launch of latest season – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Let the countdown begin! The latest season of “Doctor Who,” the BBC’s hit TV show about a time traveler in a blue police box, premieres on April 15. The 10th season of the rebooted show will feature both arrivals and departures — hello to Pearl Mackie as new companion Bill and farewell to Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor. It also marks the final season for showrunner Steven Moffat, who will be handing the reins to Chris Chibnall. This new season brings bittersweet feelings for me personally. I’m always excited to get a new season of “Doctor Who,” but I’m […]

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TV review: Is ‘Iron Fist’ the weak link in the Marvel/Netflix line-up? – The ESO Broadcasting Network

So far, the Marvel/Netflix partnership seems to be a proverbial match made in heaven. The Netflix shows serve as a darker, grittier companion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and offer up consistently binge-worthy action and drama. We’ve met the blind lawyer-by-day and conflicted-vigilante-by-night Daredevil; the tough detective Jessica Jones; and the champion of justice with bullet-proof skin Luke Cage. Now, Marvel and Netflix are introducing us to mystical martial arts master Iron First. “Iron First” generated a lot of buzz before it was released, but unfortunately, a lot of that buzz wasn’t good. It hasn’t received the same praise as […]

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Movie review: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ (spoiler free!) – The ESO Broadcast Network

By Ashley Pauls/Box Office Buzz The destruction of the first Death Star was the beginning of the end for the Empire. Not only was it a huge tactical setback, it was also a major morale booster for the Rebellion. Without that key moment, the Death Star would have kept terrorizing and destroying worlds, and the … Continue reading

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TV review: ‘Luke Cage’ another win for the Marvel/Netflix partnership – The ESO Broadcast Network

By Ashley Pauls/Box Office Buzz Luke Cage didn’t set out to be a hero. After being framed for a crime he didn’t commit, he’s sent to prison, where he becomes a part of an experiment that gives him super strength and bulletproof skin. He tries to build a quiet life for himself in Harlem, working … Continue reading

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