Brittany Cruz

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    ‘Star Wars’ Debate: Is Captain Phasma a Fulcrum spy?

    ‘Star Wars’ Debate: Is Captain Phasma a Fulcrum spy? By Brittany Cruz Introduced in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” as the shining stormtrooper in chrome, Captain Phasma leads the First Order troops in their mission for dominance and control of the galaxy. But how loyal is she to the...
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    Fan Casting animated ‘Star Wars’ characters

    Fan Casting animated ‘Star Wars’ characters By Brittany Cruz Acclaimed for their contributions in expanding the franchise with new adventures and epic character arcs, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” and “Star Wars Rebels” make up the canonical animated series of a galaxy far, far away along with “Forces of...
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    Sailor Moon was almost a Disney Princess

    Sailor Moon was almost a Disney Princess By Brittany Cruz Going into the ‘90s, creator Naoko Takeuchi’s “Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon” manga redefined the modern female protagonist with Sailor Moon and her team of sailor scouts (sailor senshi in the original Japanese version). This progressive era of female empowerment...
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    Director Annalise Ophelian talks ‘Looking for Leia’ documentary, ‘Star Wars,’ and more

    Director Annalise Ophelian talks ‘Looking for Leia’ documentary, ‘Star Wars,’ and more By Brittany Cruz     “Star Wars” is renowned for its iconic characters and imaginative storytelling, but perhaps the most dominating force of the franchise is the fans themselves. With a following that spans generations, everyone’s introduction...
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    San Diego Comic-Con survival guide: 5 helpful tips

    San Diego Comic-Con survival guide: 5 helpful tips By Brittany Cruz Convention season is in full bloom, which means the countdown has begun to the biggest pop-culture extravaganza of the year, San Diego Comic-Con. Cosplayers are adding the final touches to their costumes, collectors are preparing to go on...
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    San Diego Comic-Con travel guide: Transportation services and tips

    San Diego Comic-Con travel guide: Transportation services and tips By Brittany Cruz   San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner! You’ve got your bags packed and plane tickets purchased, but what comes next? Unless you are one of the lucky people staying in the Gaslamp Quarter district across...
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    Gotta catch ‘em all: ‘Pokémon GO’ celebrates 1-year anniversary

    Gotta catch ‘em all: ‘Pokémon GO’ celebrates 1-year anniversary By Brittany Cruz The game that took the world by storm and let everyone fulfill their childhood dreams of becoming a Pokémon Master is celebrating its one-year anniversary. “Pokémon GO,” the augmented reality mobile game developed by Niantic and Nintendo,...
  • Female Superhero Feature

    6 kickass female superheroes who deserve their own movies

    6 kickass female superheroes who deserve their own movies By Brittany Cruz It has taken decades to get a live-action Wonder Woman film on the silver screen, and its record-breaking success has audiences buzzing. Drawing in $103 million in the domestic box office and $223 million worldwide in its...
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    The truth about Wonder Woman’s magic lasso

    The truth about Wonder Woman’s magic lasso By Brittany Cruz Part of DC Comics’ “Big Three,” Wonder Woman is one of the most influential superheroes to ever come out of comics and one of the first major female protagonists in the industry. The Amazon warrior princess, aka Diana Prince,...