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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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a 2016 epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards, starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker.  It is a stand-alone film in the Star Wars film series and the story follows Jyn Erso, the daughter of the unwilling designer of the Galactic Empire’s superweapon, the Death Star, and her quest to retrieve his plans for destroying it. Positives: Great cast Great performances Great visuals Great soundtrack Great story Great…

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Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Review

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is a 1999 epic space opera directed by George Lucas, starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, and Ian McDiarmid.  In the Star Wars series it serves as the fourth installment but chronologically the first, the film follows Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn (Neeson) and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi  (McGregor)who are assigned to protect Queen Amidala (Portman), in hopes of securing a peaceful end to a large-scale interplanetary trade dispute while contending with the mysterious return of the Sith. Positives: Great performances…

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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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