The Rise of Skywalker

2019 Lucasfilm/Bad Robot Productions/Walt Disney Studios Directed by J.J. Abrams Produced by Kathleen Kennedy/Michelle Rejwan/J.J. Abrams Screenplay by Chris Terrio/J.J. Abrams Story by Derek Connolly/Colin Trevorrow/Chris Terrio/J.J. Abrams Based on characters created by George Lucas Music by John Williams Cinematography by Dan Mindel Edited by Maryann Brandon/Stefan Grube First off, we need to get one […]

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Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood

2019 Columbia Pictures/Bona Film Group/Heyday Films Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino Produced by Quentin Tarantino/David Heyman/Shannon McIntosh Narrated by Kurt Russell Cinematography by Robert Richardson Edited by Fred Raskin The clue to the whole movie is right there in the title. “Once Upon A Time…” is the classic opening line of all of our […]

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The City of The Dead (Horror Hotel)

1960 Vulcan Films Directed by John Llewellyn Moxley Produced by Max Rosenberg/Milton Subotsky Screenplay by George Baxt Story by Milton Subotsky A beautiful young woman travels to a remote, strange hotel. At this hotel she encounters the hotel owner/manager who is shall we say…odd in behavior and demeanor. The young woman is brutally and horrifically […]

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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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Rogue One

2016 Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios Directed by Gareth Edwards Produced by Kathleen Kennedy/Allison Shearmur/Simon Emanuel Screenplay by Chris Weitz/Tony Gilroy Story by John Knoll/Gary Whitta Music by Michael Giacchino Cinematography by Grieg Fraser Edited by John Gilroy/Jabez Olssen/Colin Goudie Some of you have heard/read me say this before in private conversations on in a Facebook […]

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Attack Of The Clones

2012 Lucasfilm, Ltd./20the Century Fox Directed by George Lucas Produced by Rick McCallum Screenplay by George Lucas/Jonathan Hales Story by George Lucas Cinematography by David Tattersall Edited by Ben Burtt Count Dooku. Really, George? Count Dooku? You give Christopher Lee a major role in the STAR WARS prequel as a Sith Lord of towering power […]

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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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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

2018 Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment/The Kennedy-Marshall Company/Legendary Pictures Directed by J.A. Bayona Produced by Frank Marshall/Patrick Crowley/Belen Atienza Written by Colin Trevorrow/Derek Connolly Based on characters created by Michael Crichton While leaving the theater after watching JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM I was thinking of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” believe it or not. The similarity is […]

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Return of The Jedi

1983 Lucasfilm, LTD/20th Century Fox Directed by Richard Marquand Produced by Howard Kazanjian Screenplay by George Lucas and Lawrence Kasdan Story by George Lucas Music by John Williams Cinematography by Alan Hume Edited by Sean Barton/Marica Lucas/Duwayne Dunham Here’s the thing: most STAR WARS fans judge you by this standards: do you like the Ewoks […]

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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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