Our Star Wars Holiday Special – The New Inquiry

    SPOILERS, OBVIOUSLY.To criticize The Force Awakens for “recycling” the first three Star Wars movies—to complain that it’s “un-original” compared to that original work of genius—misses the point of the franchise so thoroughly and dramatically that this critical impulse seems more interesting to me than the movie itself. The one thing the original trilogy […]

Vatican Paper Slams ‘Star Wars’ Calling It ‘Confused And Hazy’ | Variety

Courtesy of Disney/Lucasfilm Start Article Post Content ROME – Amid a chorus of overwhelmingly stellar reviews around the planet for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Vatican daily L’Osservatore Romano begs to differ, calling the film “confused and hazy” and, even worse, opining that it “fails most spectacularly” in its representation of evil. The newspaper owned by […]