‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Review

★★★ Far from flawless, 'The Rise of Skywalker' is an uneven and bloated mess that, despite its shortcomings, still manages to deliver a somewhat fun and satisfying conclusion to the trilogy. After the debacle that was 'The Last Jedi' (a film I found excellent), one had to wonder what Disney, Lucasfilm, and everyone involved would … Continue reading ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Review

‘Knives Out’ Review

★★★★½ Rian Johnson's 'Knives Out' is a suspense and energy-filled journey that is thrilling, clever, and deeply profound. After the apparent suicide of a wealthy family's patriarch, detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) must piece together the puzzle to prove that it is, in fact, a murder.After a rocky reception to his big blockbuster break with … Continue reading ‘Knives Out’ Review