Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)

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Ben
When Lucasfilm was purchased by Disney in 2012 and announced there were new Star Wars films coming, it’s safe to say that I was excited. I was finally going to get new Star Wars films, something I thought was over when Episode III was released in 2005. Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

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Ben
People may bicker over the perceived issues with Episode I and II, but I think generally, most people agree that Episode III is easily the high point of the prequel trilogy. People are right. Of all the prequels, Revenge of the Sith is the one that feels the most like a Star Wars film and also manages to bridge the gap between the prequels and the original trilogy. Continue reading

Maleficent (2014)

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Ben
I can’t think of a more perfect person to play this role than Angelina Jolie. If there was a live action version of the villain from Sleeping Beauty, it is her. The film has done a fantastic make-up job to complete the transformation. Some people had an issue with this reimagining, but I had never seen Sleeping Beauty before so was not hung up on how things were meant to be, I just enjoyed the film for what it was. Continue reading