‘The Mandalorian’ (Season 2) Review (No Spoilers)

8.5 | GREAT 'The Mandalorian' might not be perfect. Still, its engaging story and captivating characters make the series some of the best Star Wars content since probably, the original trilogy of films. In season 2, Mando and Baby Yoda continue their adventures through the galaxy, meeting new friends and foes along the way. When … Continue reading ‘The Mandalorian’ (Season 2) Review (No Spoilers)

‘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

Box Office Projections: ‘Ocean’s 8’ to Top the Weekend (and ‘Solo’ to Continue Plunging)

(Projections for the weekend for North America for the weekend of June 8-10) Last year, we were coming off the excellent opening of 'Wonder Woman' and a tremendous hold this weekend. It’s fair to point out that 2017’s summer ended up being one of the lowest grossing in recent memory, but as things are going, … Continue reading Box Office Projections: ‘Ocean’s 8’ to Top the Weekend (and ‘Solo’ to Continue Plunging)

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Review: A Risk-taking Sequel that Lives up to its Predecessors

 ★★★½ CONSENSUS: 'The Last Jedi' is filled with great moments and direction, making it better than both 'The Force Awakens' and 'Rogue One', but it never reaches the greatness of the original trilogy due to a weak storyline and an underwhelming ending. It was only two years ago when Star Wars came back to life … Continue reading ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Review: A Risk-taking Sequel that Lives up to its Predecessors