Tag Archives: Last Jedi

Can I Not See Star Wars Episode IX?

Last year, as I was writing my December post a day, I wrote a lot about Star Wars. The Last Jedi came out and I watched all the other films leading up to the release. I was pretty ambivalent about The Last Jedi at the time, although the more I’ve thought about it, the worse […]

The Last Jedi, Again

I just saw The Last Jedi for a second time.  I still don’t know what to make of it.  It’s fine, I guess, sort of.  It’s as least more OK than could be expected given that it’s the second chapter of a story started by Force Awakens.  Nothing’s really changed since I last wrote about […]

The Reviews Are In – And They’re Pointless

Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi has been screened for critics and the reviews are in.  But, the critics are so afraid of spoilers that they don’t really say anything.  It’s a bunch of critics saying, “I liked it,” and then filling the column out with another 500-1000 words of nothingness.  It’s frustrating.  Critics […]

The Problem With The Last Jedi Trailer

The teaser trailer for The Last Jedi was released today.  It has one huge problem.  It is promoting a movie that is a sequel to The Force Awakens.  And The Force Awakens was a really bad movie.  It wasn’t, “I like the originals better,” kind of bad or the, “I’ve seen better,” kind of bad.  It […]