Daily Archives: May 22, 2018

Movie Review: Tragedy, heartbreak, education and a colorful life help “Mary Shelley” create Frankenstein

God help me, but I’m a sucker for a good literary screen biography, and the more period perfect the better. The likes of “Becoming Jane,” “Shakespeare in Love” and “The Last Station” might live by formula, a “this inspired that” … Continue reading

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So who does this new Han Solo remind you of?

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“A Star Wars Story” — Greedo, is that you?

Is the Han Solo stand-alone storyline re-opening an old George Lucas recut and messed up “A New Hope” debate? Maybe. Probably. And is one character from that debated scene glimpsed in the climactic brawl? Maybe.

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Movie Review: Can “Star Wars” fly “Solo”?

So much for the hope that the back-engineered “prequels” in the “Star Wars” universe would rescue these space operas from the bloat and boredom that J.J. Abrams and friends have given them. “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is a two … Continue reading

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