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
Much like its predecessor, Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones is an imperfect film. Thanks to a change in the editing booth, though, it’s a step closer to perfect than The Phantom Menace.Read More My Honest Reviews of the Star Wars Films: Episode II: Attack of the Clones
It’s impossible to review a film like The Phantom Menace in 2011 without the baggage of the last 12 years coming along for at least part of the ride, but I’m going to do my best. I’m going to do more than the whining haters have done for the last decade plus, and that’s give this film an honest critique.Read More My Honest Reviews of the Star Wars Films: Episode I: The Phantom Menace
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
I started this reincarnation of ‘kessel korner’ with a revival of one of its original posts from its days at blogs.starwars.com/kesseljunkie. This is a feature that I’d like to keep going because every so often I pull back on a post slated to auto-publish so I can re-work it a little bit. That happened for the one scheduled today, so enjoy this. It’s nerdy on a scale that almost makes me blush. Almost.Read More Flashback Blog: Star Wars Politics and You
Finally! It’s time for me to live up to the promise of ‘kessel korner’ and deliver a real Star Wars blog.Read More Qui-Gon Jinn, Phantom Hero…or Menace?