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There’s not much to say in introduction to this except two things: I’ve watched all six Star Wars movies in a row I probably won’t do that again. But I did it, I was blogging on the original kessel korner at the time, and here’s that recollection. Now preserved in two places on the Interwebs, […]Read more "Flashback Blog: 13 Hours + 3 Friends + 1 Wife = 6 Movies"
Yep. I’m still in the process of reclaiming my old blogs from their old origin points to protect them from being locked away from me for good. I’m also very tired and going to sleep pretty much immediately after I post this. This time, I decided to nab another one that explores the nature of […]Read more "Flashback Blog: I Must Obey My Master"
To wrap up the reviews, we turn to the third film released in the series, sixth in the chronology and a guaranteed fanbase-splitter. Return of the Jedi is essentially the second half of The Empire Strikes Back, which unfortunately gives it the great burden of resolving every plotline opened in the previous. Will Han Solo […]Read more "My Honest Reviews of the Star Wars Films: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi"
Sequels usually follow the law of dimishing returns. Look at The Matrix sequels, which went from pretentious fluff to execrable nuisance in record time. Starting from Star Trek II (because honestly, who really wants to start with The Motion Picture?), the next time we got a truly worthwhile Star Trek film was VI; I may […]Read more "My Honest Reviews of the Star Wars Films: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back"
This is the area of the reviews wherein I’m likely to start getting into some disagreements with those who may read it and fondly recall growing up with memories of the Original Trilogy the way I did. But the whole point of this is to be honest and stop looking at these films, no matter […]Read more "My Honest Reviews of the Star Wars Films: Episode IV: A New Hope"
Revenge of the Sith also came along at an important time in my life. I don’t talk about it, few know about it and I have no desire ever, under any circumstances, to relive it. As always, George Lucas was there to offer the salve on my wounds. So the natural inclination is to think […]Read more "My Honest Reviews of the Star Wars Films: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith"