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Star Wars: The Last Jedi - My Spoiler-Free First Impression

Prior to seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I listened to The Film Programme’s spoiler-free review and smirked a little when after the host asked the reviewer what he thought of the film he briefly paused before replying, “You know what? 1,033 more words

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Force is awake and dominating chapter solid like ‘Empire’

By Tom Meek 
Thursday, December 14, 2017

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” picks up right where “The Force Awakens” left off, and smartly so with Rey (Daisy Ridley, amping up the grit factor favorably) on a remote, bucolic planet trying to press Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) into a few rounds of Jedi training while Luke’s sister, Princess/Gen. 815 more words


The Optimal Star Wars Viewing Order

(Note: Almost everything I talk about here is going to be jumping off the very elaborate and well-argued post by Rob Hilton about the “Machete-order” of watching Star Wars movies. 2,954 more words


Road To The Last Jedi: The Empire Strikes Back Review

Welcome back to my Road to The Last Jedi, the series where I’ll be reviewing the original trilogy (the remastered version from the early 2000’s), The Force Awakens , and Rogue One in anticipation of The Last Jedi which I will review spoiler free when I get back from seeing it Thursday. 511 more words


My Personal Rating of The Seven Star Wars Movies + Rouge One

Disclaimer #1: I know I said no more Star Wars posts before TLJ, but this is an exception because it’s short.

Disclaimer #2: I’m not rating these based on which movies I think are the “best” in an impartial sense. 230 more words

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Review

The first Star War film was a risky hit when it first aired in 1977. Older fans of the franchise love to talk about how they waited in line for hours to watch this movie and how they fell in love with Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Chewbaca, Leia Organa, C-3PO and R2-D2, and even Darth Vader. 1,412 more words


Episode 19: Star Wars Retrospective - Original Trilogy

*SPOILER WARNING: watch before you listen

Star Wars Retrospective: the Original Trilogy

December 6, 2017

On this episode of the Cinema Vertigogo Podcast, we’re get into the Star Wars spirit ahead of the release of  84 more words