Rogue One – The Spoiler-Free Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is probably the most anticipated movie release of 2016, a year which saw the release of Marvel’s Civil War and Doctor Strange movies, both of DC’s attempts to build their new DC Universe, and the highly-anticipated sequel to Finding Nemo. But of course it’s highly-anticipated, it’s Star Wars, right? Except that this movie holds the future of Star Wars beyond episode 9 on it’s shoulders, being the first of many expected standalone films. No matter how good the movie was, it was going to be successful. It was going to open about as well … Read more…

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Rogue One Trailer: What Does It All Mean?!

Rogue One is one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year, especially since J.J. nailed the execution of Episode 7. Personally, I’m more excited about this movie than I was about The Force Awakens. Yeah, Ep 7 was going to continue the Skywalker story and introduce a new era of Star Wars, but it was going to be a typical fun space opera romp. I was pleasantly surprised by how good the movie was, but I still hold a lot of respect for what Gareth Edwards is doing with Rogue One. For those who don’t know, this movie … Read more…

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First Stand Alone Star Wars Movie Named

Thursday morning, Disney CEO Bob Iger walked up on stage during a press conference, and actually announced a few things. Unsurprisingly, he talked about The Force Unleashed just enough to say that he can’t talk about anything. Then he announced a rather minor but already frequented rumor that Rian Johnson, a director behind Looper and like, three Breaking Bad episodes, would get the distinct honor of writing and directing Star Wars Episode VIII. The only interesting part about this announcement is that they are planning on releasing the next iteration in May of 2017, and maybe the confirmation that J.J. … Read more…

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