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Star Wars Fever Grips The World On Force Friday

The world took one major step closer to celebrating the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens when the clock struck midnight on September 5, 2015. The worldwide Star Wars merchandise event known as Force Friday kicked off with Disney gaining synergy from their Maker Studios YouTube channel performing unboxings throughout the day, which served…

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2015: The Year Of Star Wars Continues

When we started the year, we forecasted the Star Wars goodness that was set forth in front of us at the time. With just under 125 days to go until The Force Awakens arrives in theaters and we all drop our jaws and stare on in awe. In the interim, let’s take a look at…

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Movie Review: Straight Outta Compton

The Cheap Seats crew took in a Friday night (packed house) showing of Straight Outta Compton, the biopic of rap supergroup, NWA. We found the movie to be extremely well acted, though a bit long and sometimes distracting by the storyline moving in varied directions. Our ratings: Jessie – *** 1/2 * Mary – ****…

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MegaCon 2015 Recap

Orlando’s premier comic, anime, horror, sci-fi, geek/nerd event returned to the Orange County Convention Center April 10-12th 2015 with an amazing array of talent, vendors, cosplay and excited attendees. Headlining the celebrity list this year was Norman Reedus and Stan Lee. Both megastars had lines that went on for hours for an opportunity to meet them for…

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Watch The Kick-Off Panel With JJ Abrams & Other Events From Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Online!

The official Star Wars website reported today that more than 30 hours of video content will be uploaded to the site during this weekend’s Star Wars Celebration Anaheim event. Included in this content is a live stream from the kick-off panel hosted by JJ Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy. Beat the lines and watch from your…

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Top 5 “Can’t Miss” Events At Star Wars Celebration Anaheim

We are less than 48 hours away from the kick start of what promises to be the biggest Star Wars Celebration ever. As the clock ticks away, we thought it would be fun to present what we believe to be the top 5 “can’t miss” events at SWCA. Our choices are based on prior Celebration and…

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ThinkGeek Reveals Their Star Wars Celebration Exclusives & SWCA Store Update!

Our absolute favorite retailer of the Cheap Seats, ThinkGeek, announced their Star Wars Celebration Anaheim exclusives today: Star Wars Celebration Pin Trading Exclusive – Lando Calrissian Star Wars Celebration Exclusive ThinkGeek Pin Russell Walks Retro Star Wars Poster Set (limited to 250 made) Russell Walks 8×10 Propaganda Prints, featuring the 501st – Vader’s Fist (a…

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MegaCon Updates & Tips!

If you are planing on heading out to Orlando’s largest annual comic/movie/anime/geek/nerd convention, you should know the following: Autograph prices for most celebrities are now posted on the MegaCon website (http://megaconvention.com). There are separate prices for autographs and for professional photo ops (some celebrities also allow for photos at their tables for a fee). Leading…

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Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Merchandise & Exclusives Sneak Preview!

With a little over one week to go before Star Wars Celebration Anaheim is underway, news about event exclusives and merchandise is starting to materialize at a hyperspace speed. The folks at www.StarWars.com gave a sneak peek of some awesome exclusive merchandise today, highlighted by a can’t miss “Space Slug in a box”. Additional merchandise…

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Schedules Are Posted For Star Wars Celebration Anaheim & Star Wars Weekends!

It’s starting to feel like we are about to make the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs to the start of this year’s Star Wars epicness as schedules were recently released for both Star Wars Celebration Anaheim and Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. It’s hard to believe that SWCA is a little…

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