I posted a four-word review of this movie on my Facebook page recently, and it garnered quite a response. When making a status update, of course, brevity counts, so I stated simply, “Free warning: Prometheus stinks.” Based on the reaction I got from one friend, and how fervent that reaction was, I wanted to expound […]Read more "Prometheus: A Review"
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"
As alluded to in yesterday’s Flashback Blog, tonight’s entry is all about Daddy Issues. Specifically, it’s about the Daddy Issues on display in the Star Wars films, a theme that seems to stick with Lucas through the entire series. It only makes sense. According to the biographies I’ve read of Lucas, and the bits of […]Read more "Daddy Issues"
It’s Sunday, I’m tired, I’m working from home to prep for a skirmish about a site at work (I will win) and I’ve got about 6 blogs in progress but not ready for prime-time. So I dug one out of the old Star Wars blog archive from the original kessel korner. I’m on a mission […]Read more "Flashback Blog: Mace-ing with the Dark Side"
Well, this series of blogs is likely to trigger some sort of reaction. What we will have, finally committed to some sort of medium, is my complete and honest critiques of the legendary Star Wars films. Instead of my obligatory defense of things people can’t be bothered to understand, or proving definitively which fan base […]Read more "My Honest Reviews of the Star Wars Films: Introduction"
In my last blog, Understanding Dooku, commenter Hawk brought up a great point about Anakin’s turn to the Dark Side, especially in the context of his eventual redemption. While I discussed it once before in the context of the blog Troubling Immortality, I think that this is a good chance to probe the matter more […]Read more "The Indefensible Act"
Ah, the Star Wars prequels, a source of so much consternation for socially maladjusted nerds. A source of great entertainment for others. Three films of middling consequence to the critics.Read more "My Emotional Attachment with the Prequels"