Star Wars: The Force Awakens Isn’t Really A Remake Of A New Hope

The Force Awakens is really a “creative remix” of the original trilogy, and there’s a strikingly good reason for this that might shed light on the future of the entire franchise.

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Review: ‘Rogue One’ Is About Half Of A Great Star Wars Movie

Before Rogue One, which is aptly subtitled “A Star Wars Story,” even begins, it suffers from a remarkable weakness no other movie in this franchise has ever had. A real purpose. It’s a standalone prequel to the original trilogy, filling the gap (and space) between Episodes III and IV, but it does

Retronalysis: Rewatching A New Hope

Later this week, a new Star Wars trilogy will be kicked off by The Force Awakens. In preparation for this event, I’ll be rewatching the original trilogy (from A New Hope to Return of the Jedi) each day this week. My goal is to reevaluate these films’ merits, decades after their release. This is also a discussion