May 6, 2017

The 20 Moments That Made Star Wars Iconic

How can you choose only 20? Somehow we did.
May 4, 2017

‘Rogue One’ is not the Star Wars you’re looking for

Why 'Rogue one' gets being a good Star Wars movie all wrong.
April 21, 2017

How the ‘Rogue One’ Score Pays Homage to John Williams’ Original

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was meant to be a standalone film that ties into the events of the main Star Wars saga, hence the movie has plenty in common but is still diverse enough from the Skywalker saga where the art direction and production design is concerned. The […]
January 18, 2017

Tom Watches Movies: The (Other) Problem With CGI

Movie nerds sure do love to hate on CGI, don't they? Since being introduced to movies around the 1990s or so, computer-generated imagery, or CGI, has become an essential tool for filmmakers....and a frequent punching bag for audiences and critics.
January 3, 2017

Disney and Star Wars: The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

Not only is this the first line of dialogue in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but it is also a promise to the fans burnt out on the criminally undercooked prequels. They say that the first step in solving a problem is to admit that there is a conceivable problem; Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Studios took the helm and, with the faith of millions of hardcore Star Wars fans, began to produce new and exciting installments to the spanning saga.
December 17, 2016

‘Rogue One’ rebels just enough to show that Star Wars still has some spark

Though nothing close to a real revolution, 'Rogue One' shows more signs of life than the Star Wars series has seen of late, pushing off its overbearing franchise enough to give a glimpse of a potentially bright storytelling future.