Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Teaser Trailer

Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released a few hours ago, and looks… like a Star Wars movie. Which is stating the obvious, though it also reveals a problem.  The last Star Wars movie, Rogue One, was what you get when you take Star Wars and remove the wonder, heart and engaging characters that […]


“What’s surprising is not that ROGUE ON: A STAR WARS Story has earned almost $850 million worldwide, but how astoundingly mediocre the movie actually is.” The biggest problem with Gareth Edwards’ ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS Story is that it’s two movies. For the bulk of it’s time it’s a war movie, and a not […]

Lucasfilm Become Part Of The Disney Family

In case you haven’t yet heard, Disney now owns Lucasfilm, as well as the rights to make future Star Wars and Indiana Jones films.  As I posted elsewhere, how Twentieth-Century Fox let this one go (could this have something to do with Tom Rothman leaving) is almost beyond comprehension, though their loss is Disney’s gain. […]

‘Red Tails’ Soars

According to Deadline, Red Tails is doing great business, though the article makes sure to include caveats about why that will possibly not be the case for too much longer (it’s strongly implied that because it appeals primarily to African-American audiences that it will not be able to maintain box office strength). This is an […]

Are All Things Really Better In 3D?

Twentieth Century Fox is re-releasing George Lucas’s “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace” in 3D in 2012, according to The New York Times. Is such a move going to help the current box office slump? This makes me wonder:  Is adding another dimension to a pretty mediocre movie really going to make a […]

‘Red Tails’ Trailer

The trailer for Anthony Hemmingway’s “Red Tails is here, via Yahoo! Movies.  The film, which has been in development for quite awhile, is notable for being a story of the Tuskegee Airmen, as well as that it’s produced by George Lucas. Yes, that George Lucas.