“Real Fake History,” a new online series from Machinima, looks at great historical battles in nerd fiction, and gives them the full PBS documentary treatment (for a few minutes, anyway). Narrated by veteran voice-over actor Phil Morris, future episodes will include the likes of Kill Bill and Starcraft.
But first – Return of the Jedi. Rebel pilots remember it well, even if they still don’t understand what the hell Nien Nunb was saying.
Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.)
Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist