All posts tagged Adam Driver

In Defense of Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Reflecting on Rian Johnson’s Film as an Allegory for the Toxicity of Expectation

WARNING: FULL SPOILERS FOR STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI BELOW After two years of nervous anticipation, Rian Johnson’s newest entry into the Star Wars canon brings us the scene we’d […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review – Rian Johnson Balances the Cultural Force of the Star Wars Mythos, With This Divisive Yet Original Entry in the Skywalker Saga

In 2015, Kathleen Kennedy and J.J. Abrams gave us Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a film that brought George Lucas’ vision of a galaxy far, far away back to the […]

In Space, No One Will Hear Star Wars Fans’ Scream: Why the Alien Franchise needs to Lead Science Fiction filmmaking

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR ALIEN: COVENANT AHEAD Following the release of Alien: Covenant and Ridley Scott’s assertion that he’d like to continue building this franchise, it would seem to take precedence, […]

Silence Review – Martin Scorsese proves why he is the God of Modern American Cinema

Silence, Scorsese’s 24th feature film, starts in darkness. Ambience rises, the sounds of the Japanese countryside, with birds tweeting, wind breezing. And then cut. The title. Silence. This simple sequence […]