You’d think with their previous track record, Lucasfilm and Disney as their parent company, would avoid prequels. The Star Wars prequel trilogy is not fondly remembered and many blame it for ruining a (practically) perfect trilogy series. This prequel has been met with trepidation also, especially because it deals with a character as popular and sacred as the original trilogy people work so hard to defend. Although Solo is not the “disaster” the prequel’s become renowned for, it isn’t the movie the potential of a Han Solo back-story could have been. It has a lot of strong aspects. For starters, it … Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Review
San Diego Comic-Con is coming and with it will be an opportunity for studios to showcase their films and begin their marketing and advertising. For many this will be almost a whole year in advance, with limited footage or just some … Continue reading Are movies advertised too far in advance?
The beginning of the year is when the blockbuster trailer season starts in earnest. We get all the huge trailers for the biggest movies, offering explosions, booming music and cool pieces of nonsensical dialogue; and I love it! Over the years … Continue reading Could you give up trailers for good?
Return of the Jedi gives us some great set-pieces but little else of actual substance. After the great story, action and cliffhanger that comprised The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi starts strongly but soon comes undone by its lack … Continue reading Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983) Review