All posts by Carl Roberts

Carl Roberts is a Senior Entertainment/Books and Literature Correspondent for The Future of the Force. Aside from being our horror genre aficionado, he is also passionate about Star Wars, Marvel, DC, and the Indiana Jones movies. Follow him on Twitter where he uses the force frequently!

Dick Miller, Star of ‘Gremlins’ and ‘The Howling’ Dies at 90

R.I.P Dick Miller. And thank you for bringing us such joy and wonderment with your work over the years.

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Aquaman Returns | Warner Bros. Confirms Our Returns to Atlantis

Jason Momoa will return to defend Atlantis in the sequel to last years runaway DC blockbuster

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Wonder Woman 1984 | The End is Near for Steve Trevor

Chris Pine confirms Steve Trevor will not return for another Wonder Woman sequel

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RoboCop Returns | An Update on the Future Of Law Enforcement

Ed Neumeier updates us on the return of a pop culture icon in Neill Blomkamp’s RoboCop Returns

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Book Review | Star Trek Prometheus: Fire With Fire

Carl ventures beyond the final frontier for a rendezvous with the starship Prometheus in Bernd Perplies and Christian Humberg’s stellar Star Trek adventure…

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Star Wars: Episode IX | The Plot Thickens

John Boyega posts to Instagram from the set of Star Wars: Episode IX and teases something truly epic…

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Who Ya Gonna Call? Ghostbusters Resurected

Jason Reitman to direct secret Ghostbusters sequel with his father, Ivan Reitman serving as Producer for a 2020 release

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Mission: Accepted | Tom Cruise Will Return for Back-to-Back Mission Impossible Sequels

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to prepare yourselves for two summers worth of Ethan Hunt and the IMF…

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Special Preview | Will 2019 Break The Box Office?

Carl explores the 2019 cinematic calendar and reveals his top picks from another incredible year of blockbuster movies…

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The Best of 2018 | My Top 10 Films Of the Year

Carl counts down his best films of 2018…
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Gremlins | A Look Back At a Christmas Nightmare

Carl takes a retrospective look at Steven Spielberg and Joe Dante’s all-time Christmas class Gremlins…

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Home Alone AGAIN! | Best. Commercial. EVER!

Google and McCauley Culkin have delivered an EPIC Christmas commercial 28 years in the making…

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Book Review | Death Of The Planet Of The Apes

Carl takes a detour into the mythology of The Planet of the Apes to uncover the final days of Charlton Heston’s Taylor in Andrew E. C Gaska’s novelisation…

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Star Wars | Sphero Pulls The Plug

Sphero discontinues its popular range of Star Wars products…

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Die Hard | The Ultimate Christmas Movie

On the eve of its 30th Anniversary, Carl takes a retrospective look at Bruce Willis’ all-time Christmas classic Die Hard.

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Can Aquaman and Bumblebee Save the Christmas Box Office?

Carl shines the spotlight on the competitive Christmas cinematic calendar…

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Aquaman | King of the DC Seas

Carl offers his perspective on James Wan’s incredibly immersive DC Universe blockbuster

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Review | Ant-Man And The Wasp (Blu-Ray)

Carl takes a detour into the quantum realm for his review of Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp on Blu-Ray

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Book Review | Spider-Man: Forever Young

Carl takes a detour into the Spiderverse for a rendezvous with our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man in Stefan Petrucha’s Forever Young novelisation…

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Book Review | Star Wars: The Last Jedi Expanded Novelisation (Paperback Edition)

Jason Fry’s expanded novel brings the worlds and events we enjoy within the Star Wars universe to even greater life…

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Book Review | Halloween (2018) The Official Movie Novelisation

Carl gets his knife into John Passarella’s Halloween novelisation for this KILLER Review

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Book Review | Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary (New Edition)

The Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary takes us beyond the galaxy far, far away to discover the wealth of the Star Wars universe.

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Nice Try Hasbro…But Not Good Enough | The Bitter Twist For Non-USA Star Wars Fans

Counting the cost of Hasbro’s Vintage Collection exclusives for fans living outside of the USA…

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NYCC | Exploring the Halloween Comic-Con Poster

Todd McFarlane reveals an all-new NYCC exclusive poster for Halloween

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Help Us Star Wars! | A Heartfelt Plea From A Desperate Collector

Come on Hasbro! Please play fair now

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Review | Solo: A Star Wars Story (Blu-Ray, DVD & Digital)

Carl makes the Kessel Run for this Han-ds down superb SOLO standalone Blu-Ray

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Review | Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Blu-Ray, DVD & Digital)

Carl pushes play on the Blu-Ray release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi Not a Blu-ray of the First Order.

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Book Review | Star Wars: Ahsoka – Togruta Be True?

Future of the Force takes another look at the Ahsoka novel, as Carl Roberts picks up the US paperback

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Remembering Robocop

Carl Roberts reveals the facts behind Paul Verhoeven’s ultra-violent American satire

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Science Noir: Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner

1982 was a banner year for science fiction at the cinema. However, one picture stood out above the rest. Carl Roberts does the detective work.

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Book Review | Star Wars Stormtroopers: Beyond the Armor – A Book That Doesn’t Miss

Carl gets to indulge his love for the galaxy’s misfiring army in this essential volume by Ryder Windham and Adam Bray

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Book Review | Star Wars: The Legends of Luke Skywalker

Carl investigates Ken Liu’s collection of stories about the stories surrounding Luke Skywalker in the years between Return of the Jedi and The Last Jedi

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Book Review | Star Wars: Leia Princess Of Alderaan

Carl heads to Alderaan to explore a Claudia Gray novel that’s fit for royalty!

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Book Review | Star Wars: Battlefront II Inferno Squad

War is hell…even in the galaxy far, far away…

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Star Wars at The o2: The End of an Identity

Did YOU find yours?

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