Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (2019)

It’s taken me nine ‘Episodes’, one animated movie and two standalone features to get there, but I’ve finally realised that the experience of watching Star Wars in this modern landscape is always going to be at the mercy of fans whose perceived ownership of the property overrides any individual opinions that you might try to express.…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Well, here we go again! In what has become my new favourite biennial Christmas tradition, Star Wars is back with another instalment of its main franchise series. Back in 2015, The Force Awakens reignited by passion for the galaxy far, far away, and last year’s first spin off picture Rogue One might just be my…

Rogue One (2016)

The word prequel has long been regarded as a dirty word in the Star Wars cinematic universe. Anybody with a conscious memory before 1999 will know all too well the disappointment that was The Phantom Menace, the monstrosity that was Attack Of The Clones and the slightly better, but still exceedingly middling Revenge Of The…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

As a nine year old Star Wars loving child sitting in the cinema, even I could sense the mess that was The Phantom Menace. It’s no cinematic secret that the prequels were a huge dissapointment and a severe dent in the reputation of the franchise, but when Disney removed the influence, by then misguided, of George Lucas…

May The Fourth Be With You! Star Wars Questionnaire

Happy Star Wars day everybody! For those who don’t know (where have you been?), May the fourth, for obvious word play reasons, has become the internationally recognised day to throw your geek hat on and celebrate the greatest saga ever told. In honour of this holy day in the cinematic calendar, I have decided to…