Monthly Archives: December 2017

Excessive Force

Last Jedi-SFans of the “Star Wars” saga will find the return of Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in “The Last Jedi” as disappointing as when Luke found out Darth Vader was his Dad; it’s a film that’s so unoriginal, uninterestingly familiar and overly long that you’ll wonder why you just didn’t stay home and watch “The Empire Strikes Back” or “Return of the Jedi” instead. Continue reading

Flirting with Disaster

disaster artist - SIn producing, directing and starring in “The Disaster Artist,” the true story of filmmaker Tommy Wiseau’s ‘so bad-it’s good’ 2003 film “The Room,” James Franco has made a passion play where the passion shines through. Anchored in his thoughtful portrayal of the mysteriously odd and eccentric wanna-be celebrity Wiseau, Franco has chronicled the unlikeliest of success stories. Continue reading