On growing up, and being grown, with the most popular film series of all time. The final Essays on Star Wars installment.
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How, in trying to resolve one major plot hole, ‘Rogue One’ kills one of the secret joys of ‘Star Wars.’
The most common criticism of ‘The Force Awakens’ is its familiarity, but it has something to say about the stories we’ve heard a million times.
‘Revenge of the Sith’ is the final film of a director who is seldom thought of, first and foremost, as a director.
How the favored Star Wars composer tries to save ‘Attack of the Clones’ from itself.
‘The Phantom Menace’ could have been a great prologue. But its inconsistent approach results in fundamental missteps.
Return of the Jedi has become a warning for movies wishing to age well.
The ‘Empire Strikes Back’ villain is guilty of betrayal, murder and worse. But there’s one aspect of his villainy that often goes unexplored.