Tag Archives: Star Wars

Timely Movie Review: The Last Jedi

I’m proud to say that I made it to The Last Jedi spoiler-free. But I did collect one bit of relevant information prior to seeing it.  I saw that the Rotten Tomatoes score was a strong 93%, with a robust sample size … Continue reading

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Timely Movie Review: The Force Awakens

We’ve all seen it by now, right? With this week’s blu-ray / digital release of The Force Awakens indicating that a reasonable time has elapsed, and since nobody else in the world has written anything online about Episode VII, I … Continue reading

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(The) Star Wars Revisited

This is an expanded version of an article that appeared on A New Voice last week, regarding the latest iteration of George Lucas’ venerable franchise . . .  How a person feels about Star Wars is probably dependent largely upon when that person … Continue reading

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Star Wars Revisited: The Extras

The final three discs of the Star Wars blu-ray set consist entirely of extras.  Disc seven includes extras from Episodes I-III, disc eight covers the original trilogy, and disc nine has “documentaries and spoofs” spanning the entire series. Rather than … Continue reading

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Star Wars Revisited: The Original Trilogy

Discs four, five, and six of the Star Wars Complete Saga blu-ray set correspond to the so-numbered episodes.  As with the prequels, the picture and audio quality are very good.  The movies look noticeably better even than the high-quality DVD … Continue reading

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Star Wars Revisited: The Prequels

The recent release of the complete Star Wars film franchise on blu-ray serves as a good reason to revisit the films.  Appropriately, this will actually be a trilogy of reviews, as there’s so much material with this set that trying … Continue reading

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The Axis of Ego Podcast: Sporcle and Other Topics

Tom chats with guest and good friend Joey Bland about the Improvised Shakespeare Company, Breaking Bad, George Lucas’ screenwriting abilities, Charizard, and their addiction to Sporcle on this edition of The Axis of Ego Podcast. Download: The Axis Of Ego Podcast 09-26-11

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