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How the Walkway Scene in Star Wars: The Force Awakens could have been better (even if you love the movie)

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Spoilers Discussion Ahead!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is breaking all kinds of records at the box office. It’s not just die-hard Star Wars fans who are giddy about Episode VII, critics love the movie too. The critical rating on Rotten Tomatoes is currently above 90% and The Force Awakens received a Best Picture nomination from the Critics Choice Awards.

This is all not to say that The Force Awakens is immune to criticism. It’s possible to be a fan of a film and at the same time be critical of parts of the movie which aren’t working as well as it could have.

Some believe that there are way too many similarities between The Force Awakens and A New Hope. On the other hand, some appreciate how Episode VII mirrored the original and reenergized the Star Wars universe for a new generation. While others draw the line at the Starkiller base being an unneeded retread of the Death Star.

Personally, The Force Awakens is deserving of a lot of praises yet there is one scene in particular, among a few, that took me out of the movie watching experience. This is the scene towards the end of the movie where Kylo Ren confronts a certain rebel on an open bridge. (Spoilers ahead, final warning)

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

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Which Upcoming Movies This Year Are You Excited For?

2016 is a very promising year for movie fans. There’s something for everyone whether you are a die-hard fan of Martin Scorsese, looking forward to Disney/Pixar’s sequel to Finding Nemo or salivating over all the comic book movies that are about to drop.  To get you pumped and primed, here’s a top ten list which includes a concise blurb on each pick for the most anticipated movies this year.

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Sense8: The Wachowskis’ Netflix Series is Better Than Their Feature Films

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 A Spoiler Free Look At Netflix’s Sense8 Season 1

From the creators of the Matrix“, the promotional tagline to Netflix’s Sense8 series about 8 telepathically connected people around the world, is a double-edged sword. For those whose imagination was captured by the 1999 sci-fi classic, they might be curious enough to check out what the Wachowskis can do in a long form narrative. On the other hand, it’s been a while since the directing duo hit a creative peak and their most recent film, Jupiter Ascending, was critically panned.

Sense8 ranks as the Wachowksis’ strongest recent effort, not that 2008’s Speed Racer or 2012’s Cloud Atlas set a high bar. The Wachowskis and co-creator J. Michael Straczynski wisely ground the sci-fi premise in smaller, personal stories to start off the series. The sensates’ ability to mentally visit and share emotions, skills and knowledge with those they are psychically bonded with gets around the problem of disjointed storytelling which often plagued Heroes, another show about gifted individuals spread across the globe.  

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Arrow: Season 1 Episode 10 Review – ‘Burned’

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In this week’s episode titled “Burned”, we learn that Oliver has not donned the green hood in the past six weeks ever since his near fatal showdown versus the Dark Archer. There was a time when Oliver was so driven to take out corrupt criminals he put the most important people of his life into the backseat. Now, the pendulum has swung back the other way. Oliver tells Diggle that he wants to focus on his family, especially since his stepfather Walter was abducted or presumed dead.

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Monday’s Sidesplitter: Oprah’s Book Club, Fight Club!

What really goes on in Oprah’s Book Club? And what happens if someone dare challenges Oprah on her opinion?

Oprah’s Book Club, Fight Club| Jimmy Kimmel Live

This Week In Unnecessary Censorship | Jimmy Kimmel Live

Featured videos and images are intended only for comedic relief and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Sidekick Reviews.

Monday’s Sidesplitter: Family Guy vs Quagmire’s Cat

Sometimes it amazes what animated shows can get away with on prime time television. If you have never watched or heard of Family Guy, these clips will be offensive to you.

Purebred Persian | Family Guy

Crossing the Feline | Family Guy

Featured videos and images are intended only for comedic relief and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Sidekick Reviews.

Monday’s Sidesplitter: Batman and Game of Thrones Impressions

If you’ve watched Christoper Nolan’s Batman trilogy or HBO’s Game of Thrones you’ll probably get a kick out of watching the amazing talent of Steve Love. Some of the impressions are not exactly spot on but they still might make you laugh. My personal favorite are King Robert Baratheon and Jorah Mormont impressions. If you are easily offended, consider this a heads up.

Batman Impressions by Steve Love

Impressions of characters from Chris Nolan’s Batman saga (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises). Set List: Batman, Bane, The Joker, Alfred (Michael Caine), Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman), Ra’s al Ghul (Liam Neeson)

Game of Thrones Impressions by Steve Love

Impressions of characters from the HBO program Game Of Thrones. Set List: Ned Stark, Robert Baratheon, Jon Snow, Varys, Littlefinger, Pycelle, Ser Davos, Ser Jorah Mormont.

Featured videos and images are intended only for comedic relief and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Sidekick Reviews.

Monday’s Sidesplitter: Avenger’s Director Joss Whedon on Romney

In this tongue-in-cheek video, Avenger’s Director Joss Whedon explains “Anyone who can run, fight, make explosives out of household objects or especially do Parkour of any kind, you’ll want to stick with them.” Find out why below:

Parkour: The sport of traversing environmental obstacles by running, climbing, or leaping rapidly and efficiently

Avengers’ Director Joss Whedon on Romney

After the jump:

Mr. Burns Endorses Romney | The Simpsons

Casino Royale Movie Clip – Parkour Chase

Best World Parkour 2012

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Monday’s Sidesplitter: Funniest TV News Bloopers

Who knew watching the local news could be so raunchy? If you are easily offended, be warned that these trusted news broadcasters and reporters unintentionally say the dirtiest words on live television.

Freudian Slip: A slip of the tongue in which a word that the speaker was subconsciously thinking about is substituted for the one that he or she meant to say.

The Ultimate News Freudian Slips Supercut

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• The Ultimate “That’s What She Said” News Montage

• Super Mario Bros. 3: Toadhouse is Rigged

• Romney Versus Obama: Sing Off!

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Monday’s Sidesplitter: How To Get The Girl Of Your Dreams

Learning how to pick up girls is hard to do. Having to do it while dressed up as a Pokémon trainer is just hilarious. Watch Simple Pickup, make an absurd Pokémon reference, then get a girl’s number in these candid videos.    A lot of Simple Pickup videos are purely for entertainment but they also have other videos that might motivate you to get of your house and talk to real live people.

Pokémon Pick Up Lines: Get Her Number!

After the jump:

• Learn How To Pick Up Girls For Real

• How To Get The Girl Of Your Dreams

• Video Games Pick Up Lines: Get Her Number!

• Rosie Perez Destroys Mitt Romney on Latino Remarks

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