I think if he stuck with the formula from the original trilogy’s second and third entry (he works as a hands on producer with a story by credit taking a heavy hand in the initial broad strokes) that would have been the perfect mix. He works best when he’s got constraints on his work. Reigned in we get others tempering… Read more
while im no jj fan, im not sure johnson deserves his own trilogy at this point. we can argue all day about whether the last jedi was good or bad, but my biggest issue is both his and jj’s major malfunction in communication and working together to make a coherent and coordinated plan. its like a college project. you… Read more
I'd be willing to give Johnson credit if the story matched, but ep8 is bad. However, if he'd been given the lead for ep7 through 9 instead of just TLJ, then I think we'd all speak different about the sequel trilogy. Read more
I knew William Hootkins played Porkins in Star Wars, and was one of the government guys at the beginning of Raiders, but until just tonight I didn’t know the Raiders character was named “Major Eaton.” Jesus Christ. He had to have been like, “Ha ha ha, George, I know, I’m fat, WE GET IT.” Read more
I have to admit, I have blocked out most of what happened in TLJ. I only watched it once, and I don’t think I’ve even cracked the seal on my Blu-Ray copy.
**edit: actually, it’s worse than that. I never bought a Blu-Ray copy. While I thoroughly enjoyed The Force Awakens, I don’t think I could even sit through a… Read more
I love how her various states of half-nekkid didn’t even try to make sense.
Here’s her “captain of the ship” outfit:
The Blues Brothers deserves a bigger mention. One of the most expensive comedies ever made. R&B legends in their prime. A loving yet massively destructive portrait of old Chicago. Classic set piece after classic set piece with the confidence to play the comedy straight. A glorious farewell shot of 70's pre-blockbuster…
Yeah, I can’t help but feel that the worst thing about the digital capture technology that Lucas pioneered with the prequels (the prequels make a lot more sense if you think of them as obligatory films Lucas had to make to do what he really wanted to do, which was to beta test a new generation of digital and… Read more