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‘The Rise of Skywalker’ (2019): Review and A ‘Star Wars’ Retrospective Analysis

Directed by: J. J. Abrams || Produced by: Kathleen Kennedy, J. J. Abrams, Michelle Rejwan Screenplay by: J. J. Abrams, Chris Terrio || Starring: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian … Continue reading

‘Overlord’ (2018): The Best Nazi-Zombie Movie That Will Ever Be Made

Directed by: Julius Avery || Produced by: J. J. Abrams || Lindsey Weber Screenplay by: Billy Ray, Mark L. Smith || Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, John Magaro, Gianny Taufer, Pilou Asbaek, Bokeem Woodbine Music by: Jed Kurzel || Cinematography: Laurie Rose, Fabian Wagner || Edited by: Matt Evans || Country: United States … Continue reading

‘Star Trek Beyond’ (2016): The One Reboot Trekkies Will Tolerate

Directed by: Justin Lin || Produced by: J. J. Abrams, Roberto Orci, Lindsey Weber, Justin Lin Screenplay by: Simon Pegg, Doug Jung || Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, Sofia Boutella, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Joe Taslim Music by: Michael Giacchino ||¬†Cinematography: Stephen F. Windon || Edited by: … Continue reading

‘The Force Awakens’ (2015): A Near Perfect Throwback Blockbuster

Directed by: J.J. Abrams || Produced by: Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk Screenplay by: Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt || Starring: Daisy Ridley, ¬†Adam Driver, John Boyega, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Domhnall Gleeson, Lupita Nyong’o, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Max von Sydow Music by: John Williams || Cinematography: Dan Mindel || Edited by: … Continue reading

The Kids Are Alright: Top 10 Remakes, Reboots, and Re-Imaginings in Hollywood

Every cinephile has opinions on film remakes, franchise reboots, or brand-name title “re-imaginings,” or however/whatever you define them. Remakes have become so prevalent in today’s saturated pop culture markets because film industries like Hollywood recognize the marketability, brand recognition, and overall financial security that an already established title has with the masses. Remakes of classic … Continue reading

‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’ (2013): J. J. Abrams Outdirects Another Crappy Script

Directed by: J.J. Abrams || Produced by: J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Damon Lindelof, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci Screenplay¬†by: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof || Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Greenwood, Alice Eve, Peter Weller Music by: Michael Giacchino || Cinematography: Dan … Continue reading