Rogue One and the Last Jedi

Welcome to the 20th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts.  Last fortnight, I reviewed Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Rogue One (2016), rated M for science fiction violence Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017), rated M for science fiction violence Those are the Australian … Continue reading Rogue One and the Last Jedi

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Blockbusters Reviewed

Welcome to the 19th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005).  This fortnight I’m reviewing:

  • Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015), rated M for science fiction themes and violence

That’s the Australian rating; in the United States, it’s rated  PG-13 for sci-fi action violence.

As usual, I’ll give the trailer and a clip at the end.

And as usual, I offer the following disclaimer just to be safe:

WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD.  PROCEED AT OWN RISK.

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

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The franchise was all set to end on a perfect note with Revenge of the Sith.  But it’s Star Wars.  Unsurprisingly, Disney bought the lucrative franchise from Fox, and announced a new series of films and a new trilogy – to premiere with The Force Awakens

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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

Welcome to the 18th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts.  Last fortnight I reviewed Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) and Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005), rated M for science fiction violence That … Continue reading Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars I & II

Blockbusters Reviewed

Welcome to the 17th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight I reviewed Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983).  This fortnight, I’m reviewing:

  • Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), rated PG for mild violence
  • Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), rated PG for mild themes and violence

Those are the Australian ratings; in the United States, they’re rated:

  • The Phantom Menace – PG for sci-fi action/violence
  • Attack of the Clones – PG for sustained sequences of sci-fi action/violence

As usual, I give the trailer and a clip at the end.  And as usual, I offer the following disclaimer just to be safe:

WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD.  PROCEED AT OWN RISK.

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)

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To quote the opening paragraph from Roger Ebert’s review: “If it were the first “Star Wars

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Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi

Welcome to the 16th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), rated PG for mild science fiction violence That is the Australian rating; in the United States, it's … Continue reading Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi