Film Review: Star Wars VI Return Of The Jedi (1983)

SYNOPSIS: “The Empire is more than halfway through construction of a new Death Star – almost twice as big, but more than twice as powerful. When completed, it will spell certain doom for Luke Skywalker and the Rebels. Han Solo is a prisoner of crime lord Jabba the Hutt, and Princess Leia soon finds herself in the gangster’s hands. Luke Skywalker, aided by C-3PO and R2-D2, makes his way into Jabba’s palace, hoping to secure … Continue reading

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Film Review: Star Wars V The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

SYNOPSIS: “The story of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and the others did not end with the destruction of the Death Star – it continues in The Empire Strikes Back. Imperial forces have since driven the Rebels to hide on the ice world Hoth. But even on such an icy, backwater world, they cannot escape the evil Darth Vader’s eyes for long, and he devastates the Rebel base in an assault with the Imperial … Continue reading

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Anticipation Is Your Weakness; What Do We Want from A New Star Wars?

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A few months ago, Walt Disney Studios announced that they had acquired the intellectual properties of Lucasfilm Limited, which included franchises like Indiana Jones and Star Wars. Now, I know us film nerds were excited for a potential Marvel Studios produced remake of the classic Howard the Duck movie, but instead Disney announced that several new Star Wars films would be produced. This not only includes a new trilogy of films that would chronologically follow … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sushi Girl (2012)

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SYN0PSIS: Six years after a jewellery heist had gone awry the band of would be wealthy thieves reunite. Will their union be strictly for nostalgia purposes or is there something more sinister in the air? REVIEW: Directed By: Kern Saxton Starring: Tony Todd, James Duval, Noah Hathaway, Andy Mackenzie, Mark Hamill, Cortney Palm Gritty, violent and unapologetically exploitive, Sushi Girl embarks upon an all new level of torturous unease. From scene one the audience senses … Continue reading

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Film Review: Airborne (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A  flight en route to New York City goes awry from climactic conditions, crew and passenger mutiny and an unearthly force with evil intentions. REVIEW: Directed by: Dominic Burns Starring: Mark Hamill, Gemma Atkinson, Craig Conway, Julian Glover, Kimberly Jaraj, Alan Ford, Dominic Burns In my humble opinion Airborne sustained a lot of unjustified criticism and negative feedback. Let’s face it in the horror and thriller genre everything comes full circle is done, redone, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Star Wars IV A New Hope (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: “Luke Skywalker stays with his foster aunt and uncle on a farm on Tatooine. He is desperate to get off this planet and get to the Academy like his friends, but his uncle needs him for the next harvest. Meanwhile, an evil emperor has taken over the galaxy, and has constructed a formidable ‘Death Star’ capable of destroying whole planets. Princess Leia, a leader in the resistance movement, acquires plans of the Death Star, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slipstream (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: “In the future, natural disasters (earthquakes, floods) have ravaged the Earth, leaving the Earth as a world where pockets of communities live within canyons whilst a violent wind known as the Slipstream rules the Earth and the only means of transport are airplanes. Matt Owens is a daredevil adventurer who kidnaps Byron, a fugitive wanted for murder, who is the prisoner of law officer Will Tasker so he can claim the bounty for himself. … Continue reading

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