The new Star Wars knows its place in the universe.
Rian Johnson, the writer and director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi approaches the now storied franchise not with a fan’s reverence but their productive curiosity. The filmmaker gets under the hood of George Lucas’ mythic endeavour, testing out...
The Force is at half-strength in this one.
Rogue One, the second Star Wars movie since the Lucasfilm studio was bought by Disney, is a film of two very distinct parts. The first is basically what we’ve come to expect from a Star Wars movie: our rough-around-the-edges lead gets drawn into...
More of the same from The King of the Monsters.
The stylish opening credit sequence sets the scene: sepia sketches of mythic Japanese monsters give way to grainy 8mm film of nuclear explosions, along with old newspaper clippings and heavily redacted military documents, with the slightest tease...