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Star Wars The Last Jedi Review: An Introduction

When I first saw The Last Jedi, I explained that I could not review it at the time, because I wanted to see it again.  The Last Jedi is a fascinating film; to quote Red Letter Media, “it succeeds and … Continue reading

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100th Armistice Day

Today is the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the end of the First World War.  Instead of posting music or artwork, I’ve decided to post clips of All Quiet On the Western Front and poetry from the war. Here is … Continue reading

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Most Films Are Simply OK

I just wanted to point out something that the internet has made people forget.  Most films are simply OK. The internet has made people believe that each film must either be The Greatest Movie Ever Made or The Worst Movie … Continue reading

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Kathleen Kennedy and the state of Star Wars (and why Kevin Feige can’t save it)

Time to make another shameless click bait post! So, Solo: A Star Wars Story did the unexpected.  It is a box office disappointment, and more importantly, it may even lose money.  This fact, coupled with the lasting anger and bitterness … Continue reading

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The Biggest Mistake Disney Made With the New Star Wars

I would say that the dust surrounding The Last Jedi has settled, but I am not entirely sure that this is true.  As I was preparing some other things I wanted to write about The Last Jedi, it suddenly dawned … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Princess Leia’s Character

*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*     I want to talk about the tragedy of Princess Leia’s character.  No, I am not talking about the fact that she Force flies in space.  Nor am I talking about the fact that she will not be … Continue reading

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Killing Sacred Cows: The Last Jedi’s Portrayal of Luke Skywalker

Oh, this post is about The Last Jedi and Jane Eyre.  Spoilers for both.     *SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS* Almost a year ago, I addressed the Reywalker theory (the theory that Rey was Luke Skywalker’s son) by explaining the only way that … Continue reading

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