The Last Jedi

2017 Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios Directed and Written by Rian Johnson Produced by Kathleen Kennedy/Ram Bergman Based on characters created by George Lucas Music by John Williams Cinematography by Steve Yedlin Edited by Bob Ducsay If you’ve been reading my reviews for any reasonable length of time then you know I do not like to […]

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The Phantom Menace

1999 Lucasfilm, Ltd./20the Century Fox Written and Directed by George Lucas Produced by Rick McCallum Music by John Williams Cinematography by David Tattersall Edited by Paul Martin Smith/Ben Burtt Like most other STAR WARS fans I resigned myself to never seeing another STAR WARS movie. Despite George Lucas constantly affirming he had nine full screenplays […]

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From “The Han That Fell To Earth” or “To Boldly Solo Where No Han Has Soloed Before” File…by Sean E. Ali

Before you put time in on what follows, understand I am a casual STAR WARS fan. My canon is simply the first released trilogy and the current trilogy in progress. I don’t care about and never bothered to watch the prequels, the animated shows, never bothered with the comics or prose, barely listened to the […]

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The Empire Strikes Back

1980 20th Century Fox Directed by Irwin Kershner Produced by Gary Kurtz Screenplay by Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan Story by George Lucas Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky Edited by Paul Hirsch It’s hard to believe now, I know. especially since for many years now, THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK owned the crown as being the best […]

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Star Wars

1977 20th Century Fox Written and Directed by George Lucas Produced by Gary Kurtz Music by John Williams Cinematography by Gilbert Taylor Edited by Paul Hirsch/Marcia Lucas/Richard Chew I know people who have described religious epiphanies they have had to me in the best way they knew how. And usually what comes across is that […]

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John Carter

Walt Disney Pictures 2012 Directed by Andrew Stanton Produced by Jim Morris and Colin Wilson Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Mark Andrews and Michael Chabon Based on “A Princess of Mars” by Edgar Rice Burroughs It was while waiting in the theater lobby for my wife after we had just seen JOHN CARTER that I heard […]

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Flash Gordon (1936)

1936 Universal Pictures Directed by Frederick Stephani Produced by Henry MacRae Written by Basil Dickey, Ella O’Neill, George H. Plympton Based on the comic strip by Alex Raymond Say whatever you want about The Internet.  It’s done all right by me so far.  It’s a never ending source of delight to me that I can […]

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