In recent years, as in Star Wars since The Force Awakens, we, as in myself, my better half and my teenage stepson have made the trip on opening night to see the latest addition to the galaxy far, far away. We also go with my parents, who I have been with to see every one… Continue reading STAR WARS SEQUEL TRILOGY: TIME TO HATE THE HATE
After watching this video from the rather dubious movie rating site Rotten Tomatoes, a site who's impartiality has been called in to question in recent years, I felt the need to compose a short response... https://youtu.be/FzNZS7-Hsdc "It's a tough one. Whilst would I concur with his choices generally, I also agree that the Prequel's crowd… Continue reading STAR WARS: PREQUELS Vs SEQUELS…
The Star Wars Story that nobody asked for, but was is a story worth telling?
In short, NO.
Take us back to December 2015. Star Wars bursts back on then big screen after a ten year hiatus and The Force Awakened for us at least, in IMAX 3D. Or so were were told. After paying a premium ticket price for "The IMAX Experience", disappointment was to ensue. Not with the movie itself, which… Continue reading WAS THE 3D WORTH WAIT? STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS COLLECTOR’S EDITION.
2003 ~ 2005 Seasons 1 ~ 3 DIRECTOR: Genndy Tartakovsky May contain spoilers! Could this be Star Wars at its best? In many ways, I would say yes. Beginning with a 20 chapter, three minutes each serial on Cartoon Network in 2003/2004 and then concluding with five, 15 minute episodes leading directly to the start of… Continue reading STAR WARS: CLONE WARS (CARTOON NETWORK MICRO SERIES)
1985 DIRECTOR: Ken Stephenson May contain spoilers! Premièring on the same day as Ewoks in the U.S. on the 7th Sepetmber 1985, Droids was a prequel Saturday morning cartoon series following the exploits of R2-D2 and his counterpart, C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) in the period between Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith and IV (A New Hope).… Continue reading STAR WARS: DROIDS (TV) EPISODE #1″THE WHITE WITCH”
2004 DIRECTOR: Edith Becker & Kevin Burns May contain spoilers! Empire Of Dreams first appeared as a bonus disc on the 2004 Original Star Wars Trilogy Boxset and charts in detail, George Lucas' journey of bringing Star Wars to the big screen and in less detail, that of its two sequels. This is an insightful look… Continue reading EMPIRE OF DREAMS: THE STORY OF THE STAR WARS TRILOGY (TV DOCUMENTARY)
2008 DIRECTOR: Dave Filoni May contain spoilers! Coming just three years after Episode III (2005), yet set between Episodes II (2002) and III, The Clone Wars (2008) serves a feature length pilot for what would become the successful Cartoon Network series of the same name. But this would in fact be the second series to bear the… Continue reading STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS
2014 (1999, 2002 & 2005) DIRECTORS: GEORGE LUCAS (ORIGINAL FOOTAGE) & ANDREW KWAN (RE-EDIT) Contains spoilers! A fan edit making waves on Youtube, A Phantom Edit attempts to make the best of what are, whether you like the prequels or not, poorly written and conceived scripts. The execution is weak, acting and direction is clunky and too much… Continue reading STAR WARS: EPISODES I – III: A PHANTOM EDIT (FAN FILM)
"People who alter or destroy works of art and our cultural heritage for profit or an exercise of power are barbarians." George Lucas speaking against the colourisation of films back in 1988. One year later, the Library of Congress requested an original negative of Star Wars (1977) for preservation but he would refuse to provide… Continue reading A QUOTE FROM GEORGE LUCAS…