A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away…. Lucasfilm/Disney are now 4 films in on their revitalized Star Wars plans. The plans so far have been clear: Honor the past while looking toward the future and a new generation. Star Wars purists have had mixed reaction to the new canon, but there is… [Read More]
I know who Snoke is. Ok, I admit that I originally had that as the title, but could foresee the flood of “clickbait” accusations with the overall discontent surrounding Snoke’s identity, so I moved it. But in all seriousness, I do know who he is. In a way. I know there are hundreds of articles… [Read More]
“Stars Wars is back as it should be – best episode yet!” So I wrote on Facebook Thursday night, December 14, after watching an early showing of the movie. Rave reviews were already appearing on the internet but not all the fanbase would be pleased when they viewed the movie. In the last week or… [Read More]
The reaction to The Last Jedi has produced levels of venom, vitriol, and vituperation not often seen in filmgoers. But is it justified?
The Last Jedi dared to tell us that the Force is more, the past needs to stay in the past, and that the future is bright.
If there was any concerns whether or not Rian Johnson did a good job on The Last Jedi, they were put to rest this week when Lucasfilm announced that Johnson will be creating a new trilogy that is “…separate from the episodic Skywalker saga. Johnson will introduce new characters from a corner of the galaxy… [Read More]
Over the last few weeks there has been tons of discussion about the future of the cinematic experience, that is, the practice of watching movies in actual movie theatres (as opposed to the 55 inch/7.1 surround sound setup in your living room. The epicenter of said discussion was CINEMACON – the annual convention where studios tout… [Read More]
The Force is with me, and I am with the Force. And I fear nothing, for all is as the Force wills it. We hear Chirrut, one of the old Guardians of the temple on the planet Jedha, speaking of his confidence in the Force as he steps in to help Jyn and Cassian. We… [Read More]
You can always depend on the internet to spread and expand upon rumors based on tiny snippets of information. When Rogue One was doing reshoots last year, entertainment writers were sure the reason for it all was that Disney was “panicked” about their new film. But, as I commented on this last June, reshoots are… [Read More]
Warning: Huge Spoilers in this review. You will want to see the movie, if you haven’t yet, before reading on. A week before Christmas, I posted a version of the above sign to Facebook, borrowed last year from a Facebook friend. Along with the picture, I posted: “He came to give new hope to the… [Read More]