SPOILER FREE REVIEW: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

There is one indisputable truth about the final episode in the Skywalker Saga.  After "The Force Awakens" and "The Last Jedi" it is impossible to make a movie that everyone will love.   It's equally impossible to make a movie that will coherently conclude the two thematically opposed precursors.  Armed with these expectations, it's possible to [...]

By |2019-12-19T12:27:53-07:00December 19th, 2019|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

After watching “The Last Jedi” one thing has become clear.  Disney is intimidated by the Star Wars property they own.  Its massive value, rabid fan base, and cultural significance has frightened the house of mouse from doing anything unique. Instead, they keep falling back on saga-old cliches, dramatic head-fakes, and critical injections of nostalgia.   [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:03:06-07:00December 14th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments