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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Thor: Ragnarok

2017 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Taika Watiti Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by Eric Pearson/Craig Kyle/Christopher Yost Based on “Thor” created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby & Larry Lieber I can sum up for you quite easily as to why I enjoy Marvel’s Superhero movies more than I do DC’s. And no, I […]

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Jupiter Ascending

2015 Village Roadshow Pictures/Anarchos Productions/Warner Bros./Roadshow Entertainment Written and Directed by The Wachowskis Produced by Grant Hill and The Wachowskis When it comes to The Wachowskis I think it’s only fair to tell you that their track record with me has been up and down. I really liked “Bound” but thought that “Cloud Atlas” was […]

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Guardians of The Galaxy

2014 Marvel Studios Directed by James Gunn Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman Based on “Guardians of The Galaxy” by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning I’m just going to come out and say it straight and plain so you’ll know exactly where I’m going with this review and if you […]

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Riddick

2013 Universal Pictures/Entertainment One Written and Directed by David Twohy Produced by Vin Diesel, Ted Field and Samantha Vincent Based on characters created by Jim Wheat and Ken Wheat Music by Graeme Revell Cinematography by David Eggby Edited by Tracy Adams When we pick up on RIDDICK it is five years after the events of […]

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Man of Steel

2013 Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures/DC Entertainment Directed by Zack Snyder Produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas & Deborah Snyder Screenplay by David S. Goyer Based on “Superman” created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster Music by Hans Zimmer Cinematography by Amir Mokri Edited by David Brenner Sooner or later it always comes down […]

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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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