Rogue One: a Star Wars story (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Four: Help Me, Saw Gerrera. You’re My Only Hope.

  00:45:01 – 01:00:00 Without any further mucking about, we’ll pick up where we left off in Chapter Three: Galen Erso’s holographic message to Saw Gerrera, which Jyn is now seeing for the first time. “Saw. If you are watching this then perhaps there’s a chance to save the Alliance. Perhaps there’s a chance to […]

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Disney Purchases 20th Century Fox: What This Corporate Deal Means to Me (Hint: It’s Fantastic!)

  So, everyone already knows that Disney is now the proud owner of the Star Wars and Marvel Cinematic Universe franchises, along with their own vault of Disney and Pixar animation and live-action creations. And, you probably knew that Sony had the rights to Spider-Man, which they decided to share with Marvel Studios for what […]

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Rogue One: a Star Wars story (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Three: The Strongest Stars Have Hearts of Kyber (Or: Chirrut Imwe is This Movie’s Yoda)

  00:30:01 – 00:45:00 Now that we are fully one-half hour into Rogue One, we are beginning to sense the shape of the story. Not having watched this before, I am going to assume that we are nearing the end of the first act and most of our main characters are on-stage. Let’s take a […]

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Rogue One: a Star Wars story (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Two: Kyber Crystals–This Year’s Midichlorians

  00:15:01 – 00:30:00 At the end of the first chapter of the Rogue Edition of 15-Minute Force, Captain Cassian Andor, the head of Rebel Intelligence famous during the first fifteen minutes for shooting an informant in the back, had just asked our new friend and strong female role model Jyn Erso when she had […]

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The Orville: Season 1: a review

Finally. After writing three midseason reviews in a row about shows that have disappointed me this year, I get to write about the first season of The Orville, which was a series—frankly—that I didn’t expect to like before I began watching it. I’m not burying the lead here: I actually love this series, and am […]

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