Star Wars

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to this list. Here are my mini-reviews of the first 6 movies. When I do a rewatch, I will watch all except the prequel trilogy. The original trilogy Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 -> 3.5/5 (+) Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 -> 4.5/5 (+) Episode VI: Return of the […]

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “It’s not a navy. It’s just… people.” Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, released in 2019 The Rebellion has enough trouble with the First Order, and now it looks like Emperor Palpatine has survived and secretly built a fleet of ships. Rey has been training with Leia, but she doesn’t think she deserves Luke’s […]

The Mandalorian (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “This is the way.” The Mandalorian season 1, aired in 2019 The Mandalorian is a bounty hunter — he’s a man of few words and many weapons. He encases his bounties in carbonite for delivery so that there’s no fuss. But his latest bounty is different — it’s a very small creature, who seems […]

A few fixes to Star Wars Episode IV

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web

Here are a few fixes to Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, making it fit in better with Rogue One and making Darth Vader slightly more logical. It’s done brilliantly, from a channel called Auralnauts: Star Wars SC 3, 5, 16, 29, 38 Reimagined The guy doing Vader’s voice does an amazing job. They […]

A thoughtful video about The Last Jedi

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web

Star Wars: The Last Jedi was a startlingly divisive movie, even without Russian bots making it more so. This video is a thoughtful exploration of that division — it talks about things like whether a movie can be “objectively” bad, whether common complaints about it could also be lobbied against other movies in the franchise, […]

Star Wars

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to this list. Here are my mini-reviews of the first 6 movies. The original trilogy Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 -> 3.5/5 (+) Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 -> 4.5/5 (+) Episode VI: Return of the Jedi 1983 -> 4/5 (+) The prequel trilogy Episode I: The Phantom Menace […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Everything you heard about me is true.” — Lando Solo: A Star Wars Story, released in 2018 Han Solo escapes from Corellia by falling in with some smugglers. They run into some trouble completing their job, and the boss demands that they take someone along on the next job — Qi’ra, the woman Han […]

Star Wars

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to this list. Here are my mini-reviews of the first 6 movies. The original trilogy Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 -> 3.5/5 (+) Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 -> 4.5/5 (+) Episode VI: Return of the Jedi 1983 -> 4/5 (+) The prequel trilogy Episode I: The Phantom Menace […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Impressive. Every word in that sentence was wrong.” Star Wars: The Last Jedi, released in 2017 Rey wants Luke Skywalker to train her, but he isn’t interested after what happened with Ben Solo — who became Kylo Ren. Meanwhile, the Resistance is on the run from the First Order. When General Leia Organa is […]

Star Wars

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here are my ratings for all the Star Wars movies, the last time I watched them. If there’s a (+) after the rating that means I did or would have rated it higher the first time I saw it. Now that Disney owns Lucasfilm they will be making Star Wars movies until they stop making […]