Star Wars

Reboots and the Safety of Your Childhood

June 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Kids look up at the monolith and say, “Yay! Ghostbusters!” and “That looks so cool!” In their enthusiastic awes is where I see something special: The part of me—and indeed all lovers of any fandom—that still marvels at the wonder of the movies. [...]

Spaceballs

May 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

"With all the failed spoof films of the last two decades, it’s hard to imagine a time when the genre was creating laughs instead of inducing cringe-worthy moments." [...]

Daisy Ridley as Lara Croft?

March 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Ridley’s performance as Rey in the new 'Star Wars' flick exhibited every characteristic of Ms. Croft and then some." [...]

4 Revived Franchises of 2015

January 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Here are four films that were not only sequels, but brought interest back into some of the greatest franchises ever." [...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

December 18, 2015 // 2 Comments

"This is a film for the fans, plain and simple. The story arc brims with emotional resonance and the grounding nexus of family conflict..." [...]

Podcast – Star Wars: The Franchise

December 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

"Join George, Joey, Ellis, and Colin for a round-table discussion about Star Wars: The Franchise, the old, the new, and the 'forcecoming'." [...]

Star Wars: Shame of a Franchise

October 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

"Ironically, while the prequels as a whole were far weaker than the originals, they somewhat defied the 'sequels rule' and actually managed to improve as they progressed." [...]

Winter Blockbusters: Prepare with Netflix

September 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

"While going into a movie blind can be a great experience, sometimes moviegoers can miss the true impact of a film. In an effort to prepare for the Fall/Winter lineup at the cinemas, here are the five things you should watch on Netflix." [...]