Discovering good movies, one bad movie at a time

EDITED 27 May 2018 to change star rating down from 3. I’ve slept on it a couple nights, and it just didn’t feel right The big challenge in watching Solo: A Star Wars Story is, of course, watching Alden Ehrenrich play the young version of Harrison Ford’s iconic charming asshole smuggler Han Solo, introduced 41 years ago this week in the epochal Star Wars. Fortunately, by not looking like a […]

There’s nothing too sensitive in here, spoiler-wise, but there’s not nothing. I will try to warn you any time I talk about that occurs after the first 20 minutes or so. The obvious praise first: Star Wars: The Last Jedi swings for the fences, and of course that’s something to be grateful for. Particularly for a film that costs this much; particularly for a film made by such a challenge-averse […]

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With Star Wars: The Last Jedi only days away, Alternate Ending is correcting a terrible lapse: Carrie has never seen any other Star Wars film than Rogue One. Clearly, this cannot stand, and so we invite you to join us as three people with very different tastes and very different relationships to this franchise try to tackle the most iconic film series in history. Part 2: the much-anticipated, almost as […]

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With Star Wars: The Last Jedi less than a fortnight away, the Alternate Ending crew makes a terrible discovery: Carrie has never seen any other Star Wars film than Rogue One. Clearly, this cannot stand, and so we invite you to join us as three people with very different tastes and very different relationships to this franchise try to tackle the most iconic film series in history. First up: the […]

It’s not just that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is my favorite Star Wars movie since The Empire Strikes Back; it’s how damned easy it was for me to come that conclusion. Like, not a fraction of a second of hesitation. For those of you who just wanted the opinion & would prefer to hang back from the actual review (which will, for the record, have its share of […]

For this week’s edition of Hit Me with Your Best Shot, Nathaniel has gone as current as he could dare, selecting the gargantuan 2015 hit Star Wars: The Force Awakens for this week’s subject. It’s an intriguing choice, and not one, I’m afraid, that gets me terribly jazzed up to hunt for a shot. There are many very lovely, very iconic images from the film, but I don’t know, I’ve […]