The Top 25 Movies of the Decade! (2010-2019)

Well, ladies and gentlemen, another decade has flashed by as well as a whole 10 years of movie releases. I won’t waste anymore time. You know exactly what that means… 25. Enemy (2013) Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy is very dissimilar to anything in the artist’s filmography. It’s very small-scaled, concise, and abstract in its presentation. Villeneuve’sContinue reading “The Top 25 Movies of the Decade! (2010-2019)”

Starting Off the Decade with Another Review of Raiders of the Lost Ark

??? Viewing I don’t know why I wanted to rewatch it for the billionth time; it just felt right. I needed to start off this decade with a killer bang. Remember back in the day when numerous characters in most blockbuster extravaganzas had special, distinct makes? Back when adventure films could have subtle, little momentsContinue reading “Starting Off the Decade with Another Review of Raiders of the Lost Ark”

5 Reviews for the Holidays: It’s a Wonderful Life, Gremlins, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Edward Scissorhands, and Black Christmas

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)  I don’t think I’ve seen a movie with a heart quite the size of It’s A Wonderful Life’s. This is one of the most vibrant, hopeful, and spirited films I’ve ever laid witness to. I can sincerely understand why any cinephile would claim it to be one of the greatestContinue reading “5 Reviews for the Holidays: It’s a Wonderful Life, Gremlins, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Edward Scissorhands, and Black Christmas”

Solo: A Star Wars Story REVISITED—for a Few LONG Paragraphs

2nd Viewing I can vividly picture the lead, cooperate managers at Disney involved with the making of this tenth installment in the blindly worshipped Star Wars franchise… There lies a few faceless men and women, barking orders and pointing fingers with their Mickey Mouse gloves on at talented teams of inspiring moviemakers. These are the kindContinue reading “Solo: A Star Wars Story REVISITED—for a Few LONG Paragraphs”

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017) REVISITED

Warning: Spoilers Ahead 4th Viewing  Part VIII of VIII of My “Skywalker” Binge I want to try something moderately different that I don’t reckon has been done with a semi-negative, semi-positive Last Jedi review yet—keyword: try. I’m going to do my very best to explain why I whole-heartedly believe that The Last Jedi is notContinue reading “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017) REVISITED”

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015) REVISITED

Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD 7th Viewing Part VII of VIII of My “Skywalker” Binge I have an interesting relationship with The Force Awakens—like probably most fans of Star Wars have. The first time I saw this seventh episode in the Skywalker saga, I believed to have loved it. In fact, I thought I had loved it soContinue reading “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015) REVISITED”

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983) REVISITED

??? Viewing Part VI of VIII of My “Skywalker” Binge Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi was my favorite Star Wars movie as a child. If I had to guess, I’ve probably seen the movie maybe approximately 50 times during those early years of glory. But, holy FUDGE, viewing this movie as anContinue reading “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983) REVISITED”

Star Wars (1977) REVISITED

??? Viewing Part IV of VIII of My “Skywalker” Binge Finally. Now, onto the great stuff.  Believe it or not, there was a time when Star Wars movies could be wildly inventive, vibrant in the characters it created, and humble in its pacing. In 1977, Lucas had invented Star Wars: a movie made out ofContinue reading “Star Wars (1977) REVISITED”

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) REVISITED

??? Viewing  Part III of VIII of My “Skywalker” Binge Wow, CGI drastically improved in the course of only three years. Thank!  Just from observing the opening scene of Revenge of the Sith, it was clear that Lucasfilm studios and George Lucas’s devoted counterparts wanted to make a film that didn’t completely abandon the prequelsContinue reading “Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) REVISITED”

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) REVISITED

??? Viewing Part II of VIII of My “Skywalker” Binge Three years after the tragic catastrophe that was Episode I of the Skywalker saga, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clone came into play. The results? The prequel sequel manages to be just as excruciating as The Phantom Menace. Lucasfilm earned the paycheck of a lifetimeContinue reading “Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) REVISITED”