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Movie Review: Star Wars: Episode 7: The Force Awakens (SPOILER FREE)

star-wars-force-awakens-official-posterStar Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)

Starring: John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Harrison Ford, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher

Directed By: JJ Abrams

SPOILER FREE

This is a tough review to write. Not just because I’m not going to spoil anything plot wise about The Force Awakens, the movie that is arguably the most hyped up film of the past ten years, but also because of just how much love I have for Star Wars. So, if you’re skeptical at all about JJ Abrams’ revival of the beloved franchise, take the fact that I’ve worn a different Star Wars shirt each day of this week while I waited for today as your “grain of salt”. But I honestly feel that even if I didn’t already have a deep seeded passion for the Galaxy Far, Far, Away that I’d be confident in saying this: Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a fantastic return to form for the series, and one of the best times I’ve had in the theater in a long time. Read the rest of this entry

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Comic Reviews: Star Wars: Shattered Empire and Head Lopper!

COMIC REVIEWS!

Star-Wars-The-Force-Awakens-Shattered-Empire-1-1-600x911Star Wars: Journey To The Force Awakens-Shattered Empire #1 (of 4) (Marvel)

The toy collectors had Force Friday last week, and now Star Wars comic fans can start the anticipation machine with Marvel’s new miniseries Journey to the Force Awakens-Shattered Empire. Picking up immediately after the battle of Endor in Return of the Jedi, the Greg Rucka and Marco Checcheto miniseries has a lot of hype to live up to, and while it’s setting the stage for some cool things, it’s still a set up issue in every sense of the word. Read the rest of this entry