Monthly Archives: December 2019

Editorial: My Top Five Comic Book Movies of the Decade

5) The Dark Knight Rises Christopher Nolan’s third film in The Dark Knight trilogy is a flawed epic that never reconciles its social commentary with the bleak portrait of its world. However, it has ambition, touching moments and a steadfast … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Films of 2019

10) Stan & Ollie Stan & Ollie is a delightful and gentle tribute to the famed comedic duo. Told in the pair’s twilight years of fame, the film wonderfully depicts their relationship as though its a marriage in its last … Continue reading

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Ranked: The Star Wars Films (1977-2019)

 11) Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Attack of the Clones is a shrug of a movie, often mixing belaboured action sequences with awkward dialogue exchanges. It also marks George Lucas’ digital ascetic at its least charming and … Continue reading

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Review: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

In A New Hope, when Han Solo describes the Millennium Falcon, he says “she’s got it where it counts.” The same could be said of The Rise of Skywalker- an occasionally frustrating and erratic film. However, in its best moments, … Continue reading

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Editorial: Why I Love Star Wars

Star Wars is a cinematic bedtime story that I’ve enjoyed since the age of seven. My introduction to the series was a 1995 trailer on the Power Rangers: The Movie VHS. The fast flurry of images that highlighted parts of … Continue reading

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Editorial: My Top Five Star Wars Scenes (The Skywalker Saga)

5) I think I just blasted it In a sequence that lovingly embraces George Lucas’ infamous “Faster, more intense” direction: Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia find themselves trapped in a section of the Death Star, with Stormtroopers shooting from above … Continue reading

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