So here are my tips for making your resolutions this year.
A submyth looks and acts like a myth and borrows stirring mythic themes and characters, but it lacks the transformative total involvement of authentic, living myth. However much it moves us, we leave its presence as spectators, knowing it to be fiction.
It doesn't matter how old you are, who doesn't love getting a stocking filled with little presents? These are sure to please, so don't stop at just one gift -- grab a stocking and fill it up!
Like the turning of the year, the return to Star Wars brings memories of past rituals (previous screenings; the much-maligned "Star Wars Christmas Special;" that plush Ewok you got that one year). It simultaneously gives us hope that, in each new trip to the theater, the bright light of the opening crawl will renew us again. It can make us what we think we were but have never really been.
You know who you are and you know what I mean. You hear someone say "Everyone should have their rights" or you read a sentence like that and you feel tormented. You simmer. Then you explode. You call down the wrath of the grammar gods on the offenders.
While most would agree that Ren could never fill Darth Vader's black boots, he seems to be a suitable successor for this and subsequent sequels. But although Kylo Ren is a great new heir to the dark side, I do have some critiques about his characterization (or lack thereof).
Let your 2016 be a good one. And may the force (self control, of course) be with you!
Logical inconsistencies in films can be produced by in-film data-dumps, characters' behaviors and personalities, the trajectory of longer plot arcs. And of course logical inconsistencies can plague sci-fi films as easily as any other genre
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Overall, the Starkiller base definitely has the power to destroy planets and whole solar systems. However, scientifically, it would be hard to contain. Therefore, if you lose containment on the base, then you the base and planet would be consumed by the star!
One thing is clear, the force is definitely woke.
Listen, skeptics, when someone important to you asks you to go to the new Star Wars film with them, avoid rolling your eyes and making an excuse not to go. Because this movie, in the brilliant way that its written and filmed, allows you to enter the Star Wars world of your loved one while falling in love with it yourself.
I was three years old when the original Star Wars was released in theaters. I have loved Star Wars since seeing Darth Vader for the first time, blanke...
The Force has awakened! With this weekend's release of Star Wars: Episode VII already leaving several box office records in its wake, Disney's $4 billion relaunch of the legendary franchise is off to an auspicious start.
Why can't we just admit that BB-8 is adorable, Finn is hilarious, Rey is badass, seeing Han and Chewie again was awesome, the special effects were tremendous, Poe is Soloesque, Kylo Ren is intriguing -- and this movie makes absolutely no sense whatsoever?