Everything that is wrong with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story can be summed up in one thing. Well, there are a lot of things wrong with Rogue One: paper-thin characters, a middling pace, a largely forgettable (and, within the mythos, unnecessary) plot. But the tank – the TX-225w “Occupier” combat assault tank, as Wookiepedia... Continue Reading →
For the casual fan wondering what the fuss is, Rogue One isn't a major episode, and Luke Skywalker is nowhere to be found. It does have Darth Vader, and several other cameos, but the focus is on a set of characters who have never been mentioned by name before, and -- for all intents and purposes -- may never be mentioned in any new movie ever. (Notice I put down "new.")
In his cinematic debut, Strange is more or less the same character -- changes were made to make him fit in line with the impending Infinity War. We're introduced to the character at the height of his arrogance as he pokes fun at public health care, sorts through a drawer full of high-end watches to fit his tux for a speaking engagement, and handpicks his next surgery case.
History repeats itself again with another bad Hollywood remake. Clash of the Titans brings in the special effects, acting titans Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes in their first joint work since Schindler's List, and an option to watch the movie in 3D. Unfortunately, the movie arrives flat and inconsequential -- a listless attempt that fails... Continue Reading →