Tag Archives: Revenge of the Sith

Review: X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Remember how for the opening flashback of X-MEN: THE LAST STAND they smoothed out Patrick Stewart’s face to an alarming degree to make him look 25 years younger but just gave Ian McKellen some hair dye and a hat? Maybe … Continue reading

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Review: Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015): Lucasfilm Ltd/Bad Robot Productions First, a disclaimer: STAR WARS is one of my favourite things in this, or any, galaxy. It was my childhood playground and will always have a very special place reserved … Continue reading

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May the Fourth Film Confessional: Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

Happy Star Wars Day everyone! I have a confession to make…I like STAR WARS: EPISODE III – REVENGE OF THE SITH. Ten years on and it’s still divisive amongst fans, but for me it’s the best of the Star Wars … Continue reading

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Top 10 Screen Sword Fights

Who doesn’t love a good sword fight? An essential element of classic swashbuckling adventures, this type of action set-piece lives on as a way to liven up any film by pushing two or more characters (usually a “goodie” and a “baddie”) into passionate, personal, and violent … Continue reading

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My Clichés! I Can’t See Without My Clichés!

There are a few plot, dialogue and aesthetic elements that are used time and time again in movies that drive me to despair. Whether it’s through lazy screenwriting, lazy direction or just because filmmakers think they have to conform to what … Continue reading

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