Obligatory Rogue One Review

I had not set my expectations very high for Rogue One, nor had I planned to see it early in its theatrical run.  But neighbor, son’s best friend, extra tickets, etc.  So it turns out I am opening-weekend cool when it comes to Star Wars…quite by accident.

Is this a good movie?  I am still not completely sure how to answer this.  Perhaps I am paralyzed with old age.  Let’s run down a few quick issues without rehashing the mainline reviews already out there. Continue reading Obligatory Rogue One Review

Obligatory Star Wars: TFA Review

I’ve just returned from an early show of Star Wars: The Force Awakens with my wife and son.  Like everyone else on the internet, I’m writing a review!

In 2000, Vin Diesel teamed up with director David Twohy to create one of the best sci-fi/horror movies ever made, Pitch Black.  For fans of that great, great movie, you probably already know where I’m going with this Star Wars review.  The movie was relatively low-budget, outperformed mixed reviews, and became a huge cult hit. Continue reading Obligatory Star Wars: TFA Review