Tag Archives: #star wars

Fucking seriously?

  The Rise of Skywalker? What? I’m trying to imagine a more lame title. Titles have never been Star Wars’ strong suit – it’s 20 years later, and I still don’t know who the phantom menace was supposed to be, … Continue reading

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Re-examining the backlash against ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ one year later

Star Wars: The Last Jedi celebrated its first birthday last Saturday, though it feels like we’ve been living under its shadow for ages – time moves strangely in the era of American fascism. Criticism of the film exists at a … Continue reading

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Eat shit, Disney

Last week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced big changes for upcoming ceremonies at the behest of the Disney-ABC Television Group that owns the awards ceremony broadcast rights through 2028. Among other changes meant to reduce runtime … Continue reading

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Against all odds, ‘Solo’ is pretty good

8/10 It’s finally here — Solo: A Star Wars Story, the movie-like Star Wars product that no one waited for. That’s not to say it wasn’t anticipated, but no one at Disney wasted even a moment holding their breath for … Continue reading

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Spielberg’s ‘Post’ doesn’t live up to itself

7/10 The Post is much more challenging and nuanced than expected, but it ultimately falls short of its ambitions. In 1971, the New York Times drops a bombshell — according to a leaked study that would become known as the … Continue reading

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