Tag Archives: Star Wars

#FilmReview – STAR WARS, THE LAST JEDI #SF #fantasy

THE LAST JEDI Well, the good news is yes, I enjoyed it. Would I go see it again? Probably not. Unlike the original series, which I can still happily rewatch even now, years later, having seen them countless times, this newer batch just don’t grip me. The set piece, special effects-heavy battle scenes, both machine […]

#FilmReview – STAR WARS, THE FORCE AWAKENS

I’ve seen it! SO now I thought I’d share my thoughts, and I promise not to spoil it for those of you who haven’t yet. Is it a great film? It’s a good film, riveting enough that I didn’t notice time passing (always a good indicator), though for me it fell short of being great. […]

Saruman passes on – sad news of the death of Christopher Lee

Actor Christopher Lee passed away, aged 93, on Sunday 7th in hospital. He was a towering presence in so many of the¬†films I grew up with – Dracula, Star Wars, James Bond (did you know he was Ian Flemming’s step-cousin?) and, of course most recently, all the Lord of the Rings films. The archetypal¬†villain, it […]