Star Wars Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

The new Star Wars trilogy continues with Rian Johnson’s heavily anticipated Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. I was somewhat critical of The Force Awakens for its numerous callbacks to A New Hope in its narrative. In many ways it felt like a safe high budget remake in order to reinvigorate the franchise and appease newcomers…

Detroit

Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit delivers a snapshot of the Detroit Rebellion by largely focusing on a specific event in 1967. The event in question was the murder of three young African American men in the Algiers Motel. A large part of the film takes place in the Algiers Motel and details the terrifying situation that had…

Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens

JJ Abrams brings Star Wars back to the big screen with The Force Awakens. This entry serves as the next part of the saga following on from Return of the Jedi as well as being a convenient jumping on point for new fans. This is going to be a difficult one to review as the…