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Does Star Wars Deserve One More Shot?

***PLEASE NOTE – This article was originally published when the Star Wars Blu-ray sets were announced. I am reposting it to coincide with the release of the Blu-ray box sets this week. For the record, I have held firm and not bought them. At least, not so far…*** Continue reading

Too Many ‘Critics’ Spoil The Blogs?

 Craig Skinner posted an article the other day about film critics at craigskinner.wordpress.com, and what it means to be one, or indeed not be one. It’s a very good article, and you should go read it here. This is not meant as a rebuttal to his article, nor as a supporting statement. I think when an interesting subject gets raised, it is important to explore different aspects of it. The rise in popularity of blogging, and with it online movie writing, has brought with it much consternation amongst print journalists, and there is also now seemingly a divide opening amongst those who do their writing online, between the ‘serious journalists’ and the trashy news writers. Continue reading