Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian,… [Read More]
With the release of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY, Disney wants to take you back in time to meet a young Han Solo before he even thinks about joining the Rebellion. However, with struggling box office receipts, even they were left reeling by the film’s mixed response. (Could there actually be a Star Wars film… [Read More]
Has the Star Wars franchise peaked? Is it running out of steam? If you listen to some of the voices in the fan base, or certain critics, you begin to get that impression. I don’t think so. On FilmRejects.com, Max Covill states the film “didn’t connect with audiences.” I’ll address that assertion in a moment…. [Read More]
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]
Poor Rey. Whereas the entire world fell in love with her character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the film seems to have left her adrift amidst the (far from subtle) questions about the identity of her parents. Still, by leaving her on the Irish Isle of La Luke, the film’s finale leaves us with… [Read More]
Will Rey’s real parents please raise their hands? The reveal of the trailer of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has everyone talking… but not just about that particular film. All of a sudden, the internet is abuzz with the potential of the film’s lead character, Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), being the mother of none other than Rey… [Read More]
Since a large chunk of the population has donated a portion of their disposable income to a movie theater in order to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s time to talk about it.
I don’t want to disappoint anyone so please note that “SPOILER” is clearly in the title. I not-so-fondly remember the Friday morning when the first Avengers film came out. I was minding my own business – wearing a Captain America shirt – in Target, when I was approached… and BAM! “Man, isn’t it crazy that… [Read More]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a grand return to the galaxy far, far away that we all have come to love over the last 37 years.
Have you got your tickets? That seems to have been one of the main questions amongst Star Wars fans over the last 6 weeks. Amazingly, as soon as Fandango opened their digital doors for advance tickets for The Force Awakens, the latest chapter in the Star Wars canon, they didn’t just get snapped up… they… [Read More]