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!

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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Midnight Madness Memories

In advance of The Last Jedi product launch, Carl Roberts remembers Rogue Friday 2016

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A Novel Way of Traveling Through Time

Carl Roberts opens the pages of some old and re-published Star Wars classics and finds himself revisiting his Star Wars childhood

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Book Review | Star Wars: Rebel Rising – Rebellions are Built on Hope

Carl delves into the backstory of Jyn Erso in Beth Revis’ Rogue One prequel story…

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Carl’s Personal Favourite Moments from Star Wars

A great way to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the saga

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The Forty Year Love Story Hits The 80’s

The journey comes to a (Temporary) end

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My Forty Year Star Wars Love Story Continues…

The Empire really did strike back

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Review | Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Blu-Ray & DVD)

Carl hits the play button on Gareth Edwards’ sublime Star Wars standalone…

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My Forty Year Star Wars Love Story

A childhood transformed by a trip to the cinema in 1977 to see a new type of science fiction movie

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