Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Review

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is a 2017 science fiction space opera adventure film directed by Rian Johnson, starring Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran, Mark Hamill, and Oscar Isaac. Set as the eighth major film in the Star Wars film series, it follows Rey as she receives Jedi training from Luke Skywalker in hopes of turning the tide for the Resistance in the continued fight against Kylo Ren and the First Order. Positives: Great characters Emotionally driven story Awesome visuals Awesome score Great action sequences Awesome performances Great humor Negatives: Anti-climatic…

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King Kong Review

King Kong is a 2005 epic monster adventure film directed by Peter Jackson, starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Andy Serkis, Jamie Bell, and Adrien Brody.  Serving as a remake of the 1933 film of the same name, the story follows an ambitious filmmaker who coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, only to encounter Kong, a legendary giant gorilla. Positives: Great performances Great cast Some characters are great Terrific music Terrific visuals Emotionally, compelling story Well-written script Great direction Great action Negatives: Characters…

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Review

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic high fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson, starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, and Sean Astin.  It is the second installment in The Lord of the Rings series, the plot following Frodo and Sam continuing their journey towards Mordor to destroy the One Ring, Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli who reunited with Gandalf to join the Battle of Helm’s Deep, and Merry and Pippin who join the Ents to help plan an attack on Isengard.…

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Review

  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic high fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson, starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, and Sean Astin.  It is the first installment in The Lord of the Rings series, and follows hobbit Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) who comes into possession of the One Ring and joins a band of eight companions who form the Fellowship of the Ring to journey to Mount Doom in the land of Mordor, the only place where…

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Review

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is a 2015 space opera directed by J. J. Abrams starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher. Serving as the seventh major installment in the Star Wars film series Episode VII takes place thirty years after the Return of the Jedi where two unlikely heroes must help the Resistance find Luke Skywalker to restore the Jedi and stop a new threat known as the First Order.

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