PART 1- ALL THE WRONG LESSONS JJ Abrams has had an undue influence in our lives. I take a deep dive into his 2007 Ted Talk where he just gives away too much. Lets just say it hasn’t aged well. JJ unspools his life as a wealthy kid growing up in 1970’s New York City… Continue reading JJ Abrams is a Horrible Filmmaker Pt 1
The Rings of Power is shaping up to be a freewheeling Revenge Fantasy aimed at people who never read Tolkien with the goal of making sure no one ever wants to again.
While Original Khan is a soldier, a politician, a philosopher and a genius JJ’s botched Kelvin Clone is a mere MCU SuperSoldier.
JJ Abrams horrible ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ was something he felt strongly about only one aspect of – he wasn’t going to call it what it was – Star Trek 12. The word sequel is frightening to JJ and he fails at them every time. So we get nonsense name INTO DARKNESS. He tried to… Continue reading Star Trek Into Darkness is a Horrible Movie A Comprehensive Review
Making a Perfect Movie isn’t easy and it doesn’t happen by mistake, obviously. Wrath of Khan may just be a perfect sci-fi movie. This is it’s voyage.
Recent online and Youtube debates have sprung up during Quarantine regarding comparing the different Star Wars trilogies. The Prequel Trilogy was beat up by fans and critics when the films were released, but views seem to have softened. While imperfect and a perplexing three trips to the theater due to Stars Stockholm Syndrome- its probably… Continue reading Is The Phantom Menace Well Written? A Star Wars Essay
We deserved better and this show isnt even about Picard
UPDATED- well by cannibalizing from the end and holding off on really giving us much for two episodes the show PICARD shows its true colors – shades of earl grey. Its a poor imitation Star Trek. If this were music we would Star Trek was just it’s own Tribute Band now. Once this show ha… Continue reading Star Trek Picard Season One Is BAD Part 1
Bad Trailers and Two Bad Sequel Prequels Point to Bad Movie Sadly, we have been down the road of Bad Star Wars movies, especially since Disney took over, too many times. At every step of the way the sacred trust and love people have for the movies prevent you from getting any read on a… Continue reading I’m Not Seeing The Rise of Skywalker and Neither Should You!
UPDATED – 08-21 -So much has happened in the Star Wars and Trek worlds since I first wrote this – like the release of Rise of Skywalker and several AWFUL seasons of ‘Nu’ Star Trek. Many people have ‘switched teams’ to become haters of Abram’s work. I was early to this conclusion! This post has… Continue reading How JJ Abrams Destroyed Star Trek AND Star Wars
Well if you can mess up a Han Solo movie you can mess up anything. Solo is a complete disaster it isn’t as good as mediocre Rogue 1 or close to Revenge of the Sith. In general the movies are trending down. I have a few theories about exactly why this is happening. UPDATE –… Continue reading Why Star Wars Movies Keep Getting Worse
UPDATE- I was pretty much wrong. They couldn’t make this thing work at all, but it’s still better than any other Star Wars movie from Disney outside Rogue One. here’s the actual review And here’s the original post — With under just days to go until I sit down in my local theater (with my… Continue reading Why I Had a Good Feeling about the Solo Movie
This time I’m not plunking down any money for what looks like a giant turd. Here’s why there’s no reason to see it before it hits video
Movies have changed and Star Wars has changed with it. Flawed Star Wars beats no Star Wars, but this one didn’t need to be so flawed.