Tagged: star wars

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Scott’s Movie Journal #6

It’s been so long since I did one of these, catching up with everything would be endless. Going to run down a few highlights from the past month, grouping where I can, starting with… The Star Wars Prequels I saw...

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Scott’s Movie Journal #5

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (George C. Wolfe, 2020) (first view) Wolfe – a highly-accomplished and renowned theatre director – brings his stage background to bear in helping fill each minor role with real life, not letting the film scapegoat anybody....

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The Real Reason(s) Solo Failed, by Tyler Smith

Much has been made about the box office failure of Ron Howard’s Solo: A Star Wars Story. Falling well short of the projections, Solo is considered the first official flop of the franchise. There have been several different theories as...

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So-So: A Star Wars Title, by Tyler Smith

The title of the new Han Solo standalone Star Wars film has been officially announced. Director Ron Howard charmingly tweeted a video of himself holding up a sign with the title on it. It will be called Solo: A Star...

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If Only It Were The Last, by Tyler Smith

The official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has arrived and there is a lot of fanfare about it, understandably so. I don’t consider myself much of a Star Wars fan, and even I felt a surge of excitement...

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J.J. Abrams to Direct Episode IX, by Tyler Smith

After the recent dismissal of Colin Trevorrow from Star Wars: Episode IX, many were wondering which fiery young upstart Disney would pick to take his place. It was announced today that J.J. Abrams, the director of The Force Awakens, would...