Here is the future of Star Wars, one not mired in the narrow threads of the movies’ mythology, but a story that acknowledges that there is a whole big complicated wonderful galaxy to explore.
The female protagonist’s story is all about beauty as a metaphor for women’s power and confidence, without ever reducing her to a decorative object.
So entertaining, so unexpected, so wonderfully oddball, so damn good. Witty genre-busting simmering with pathos, humor, and calamity.
Actual unretouched phrases that people plugged into search engines this week that led them to this site (with some commentary from me)…
No, not all who wander are lost. But doesn’t mean that some who wander aren’t lost. Such as Peter Jackson, with his first-of-three-parts big-screen adaptation of The Hobbit.
Insanely grand… My god, I love this movie. It’s every movie. It’s the ultimate movie.
Hobbit trailers? Zombies everywhere? What geek trope is driving you crazy?
“And the Fuhrer digs for trinkets in the desert…” –Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) (and more)
Men of Captain America Week concludes with the very handsome Derek Luke…
It’s now a tossup whether the best comic-book superhero movie of 2011 is X-Men: First Class or Captain America: First Avenger… But I’m leaning toward Captain America.