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Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 26: NASA’s Moogega Cooper, Mars Travel, Disney Princesses Deadpool and More!

On this week’s 26th episode of the Legion of Leia podcast, Moogega Cooper, Planetary Protection Engineer at NASA‘s JPL joins myself and my co-hosts Anastasia Washingtonand Sabina Ibarra. Does she look familiar to you? You probably saw her on the TBS show King of the Nerds! Guys, I can’t wait for you to hear everything she has to...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 11: ‘Chatter’ Director Matthew Solomon

On this week’s 11th episode of the Legion of Leia Podcast, my co-hosts Anastasia Washington and Sabina Ibarra and I welcome guest Matthew Solomon, writer and director of the upcoming horror film Chatter. The film stars Tohoru Masamune, Brady Smith, Sarena Khan, Richard Hatch  and Alison Haislip. Here is the info for the...

The Martian: 8 Things From the Book That We Want to See in the Film

Ever since it was reported last year that director Ridley Scott was making a movie of The Martian, fans of the book like me have been wondering how the heck he’s going to pull it off. I was an early Martian adopter, having read the book just after Crown published an edited edition of what was a self-published phenomenon that author Andy Weir...

Review: ‘The Martian’

The most notable thing about Ridley Scott‘s The Martian is how casual it is. It takes place in a near future where NASA has finally trekked to Mars, but there is no sense of gravitas or portent to this detail. It’s just a workaday fact. Like in Scott’s Alien, the astronauts in The Martian are not stoic philosophical avatars, but...

New Clip from Ridley Scott’s The Martian

The Martian, based on the novel of the same name by Andy Weir, follows the story of the first manned mission to Mars.  During complications on a surface walk, Matt Damon‘s character, Mark, is assumed dead, and must survive on the planet until help comes.  The only problem, as the tagline suggests, is that “help is only 140 million...

Matt Damon Tries To Apologize For Diversity Commentary

You may have heard of the recent kerfuffle where Matt Damon explained diversity to film director Effie Brown, who happens to be both black and female, on his show Project Greenlight. Her commentary was insightful, and he gently corrected her with regard to how diversity should be done. According to The MarySue, Matt is back in the news with an...