Dante’s film, for all its laughs, is an important satire about suburban living in America during the 1980s.
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. 1977. Directed & Written by George Lucas. Starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Jack Purvis, and James Earl Jones. Lucasfilm/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Rated PG. 121 minutes. Action/Adventure/Fantasy/Sci-fi ★★★★★ Even though I do likeContinue reading “The Magical Sci-Fi of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope”
Star Wars: The Force Awakens. 2015. Directed by J.J. Abrams. Screenplay by Abrams/Michael Arndt/Lawrence Kasdan. Starring Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Max Von Sydow, Peter Mayhew, Gwendoline Christie, Simon Pegg, and Mark Hamill. Lucasfilm Ltd./Bad Robot/Truenorth Productions. Rated PG. 135Continue reading “Star Wars: The Force Awakens & a Return to Form”