Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Seven: A Lot More Meetings and General Jar Jar

1:30:01 – 1:45:00 As this 15-Minute Force segment begins, Anakin is still being tested by the Jedi Council. Master Yoda asks Anakin how he feels and Anakin says he feels cold. At this point, it seems Yoda interprets that as fear, although this is a callback to his earlier conversation with Padmé; he’s cold because […]

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Wonder Woman: a movie review

  I have a confession to make. I still haven’t watched Batman v. Superman or Suicide Squad. I know those movies have their detractors, and everyone is entitled to their opinion, whether or not I would agree. I did see Man of Steel, and, as I recall, I kind of liked it. Not the way […]

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Star Wars:The Phantom Menace (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Six: Face Tattoos and Inconceivable Vergences

1:15:01 – 1:30:00 We begin where we left off. Anakin runs back to his mother, Shmi, hugs her and says, “I just can’t do it.” It would be a more effective scene if Jake Lloyd had been a better actor. Shmi tells him to be brave and not to look back. Anakin vows that he […]

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Sherlock: Series 2: a review

Today, I watched episode three of Series 2 of Sherlock. This was “The Reichenbach Fall.” If I wasn’t already a fan of this show, this would have made me one. But, I’m getting ahead of myself, aren’t I? This is a review of all of Series 2, three 90-minute episodes of just excellent television. There […]

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