Trashy, goofy, and surprisingly sincere, this superhero fantasy is better than you expect but not as good as it should be.
* This filmography is not intended to be a comprehensive list of this artist’s work. Instead it reflects the films this person has been involved with that have been reviewed on this site.
A look at what's coming to theaters this January through April.
Jessica Ritchey's poetic remembrance of the final months of her father's life, through the movies she saw.
The mythology of "Star Wars," before and after the Force was awoken.
A trip to South Africa allows a critic to view the new Star Wars film from a different angle.
FFC Gerardo Valero considers the flaws within "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens."
How comedy soared in 2015; "Star Wars" among Top 10 Films of 2015; Mark Ulano on "The Hateful Eight"; Carrie Fisher remains riotously off-message; Roger Deakins on "Sicario."
A piece on how the 2015 award season reflects a thriving marketplace for older moviegoers.
Guillermo del Toro's key theme; Silent frame rates and DCP; Exciting news from Sheila O'Malley; New "Star Wars" music; Unsinkable Effie Brown.
The final trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has arrived.
An overview of the films that will be theatrically released in the 2015 fall season.
Highlights of the live-action portion of 2015's D23, featuring "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Captain America: Civil War," and more!
A report on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's August 13th, 2015 Grants Gala.
With John Boyega's star on the rise with the release of "The Force Awakens" in five months, we look back at his breakthrough in "Attack the Block" and how it feels more current than ever.
Jack Bauer returns in the limited FOX series "24: Live Another Day."
"Imperial Dreams" paints a harrowingly acute picture of life in Watts where the only pertinent question is whether you’ll be killed before you’re incarcerated or vice versa.
The Grand Poobah writes: Unless we find an angel, our television program will go off the air at the end of its current season. There. I've said it. Usually in television, people use evasive language. Not me. We'll be gone. I want to be honest about why this is. We can't afford to finance it any longer.
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