Tag Archives: Star Wars

Review of The Rise of Skywalker

I was busy, sure, but it says something that I only made it to see The Last Skywalker last week.  At this point I am pretty sure I had seen The Force Awakens in theaters three times.  That does not, … Continue reading

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Looking Back on the Star Wars Movies

I watched all ten of the then-existing Star Wars movies last year in in-story order (The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, Solo, Rogue One, A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, … Continue reading

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With The Last Jedi, Rian Johnson Took a Page from Brandon Sanderson

I liked The Last Jedi.  But I didn’t love it.  Or, rather, I loved parts of it and had real issues with other parts (you can find those thoughts in depth here).  Opening up Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn trilogy, I was … Continue reading

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Spoiler Review of The Last Jedi (and Spoiler Comment Thread)

I posted a non-spoiler review yesterday, so you can get my initial, overall thoughts there.  But as I said in that review, to really talk about both what I liked and didn’t like in The Last Jedi, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Non-Spoiler Review of The Last Jedi

This is going to be a pretty short review.  I have plenty to say about The Last Jedi, but much of it would require me to spoil various plot elements (and the ending).  I don’t want to do that.  At … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens Is More Rewatchable Than A New Hope

That’s right, I said it: The Force Awakens is more rewatchable than A New Hope. Hold on before you burn me at the stake for heresy!  Note what I didn’t say.  I didn’t say that The Force Awakens is better … Continue reading

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Star Wars in Concert is Worth Every Penny for Two Scenes Alone

So this happened… A few quick thoughts on watching Star Wars on a big screen with a full symphony orchestra providing the score: It was worth every penny for two shots alone. First, to see the Star Destroyer at the … Continue reading

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