The New York Times Has a Post Every ‘Star Wars’ Fan Should Read

The New York Times has some of my favorite movie reviews out there and so it was no time before I hurried to their site to see what they had to say about the latest Star Wars film. But along the way, I ran into this: ‘Star Wars’ Episodes I-IX, as New York Critics Saw Them.

Um…awesome! I had to read it. And it was nothing short of fascinating. Star Wars from the view of a New York Times Critic is something else. There are movies that are viewed with joy and love and others that considered with downright disgust. I urge to you read this post because it truly is a delight.

I thank you for reading and I hope you have a wonderful day. May the Force be with you.

Movie Review Flashback: My Review of ‘The Lion King’

The reboot of The Lion King was one of the highest-grossing films last year, making just north of $1.6 billion but was met with mixed reviews. While the visuals were praised immensely the main consensus was that The Lion King was a tired rehash of the previous film. As I watched the movie last night for the first time on Disney+ I was excited.

After my recent viewing of Aladdin which turned out to be quite the treat, I was expecting the same level of joy from The Lion King. And I was having a great time…until I wasn’t.

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The first half wowed me, leaving me staring at the screen stricken with awe. Yes, it was very repetitive of the original film but guess what, The Lion King is perfect. No reason to try to get fancy and change something that is so fantastic. It was the second half of the film that left me with a bit of a bad taste in my mouth. Continue reading Movie Review Flashback: My Review of ‘The Lion King’

Valkyrie: The Kings of Asgard?: Chapter Eleven

The storm lasted for three days. In the meantime, the four challengers, Valkyrie, Grunt, Hilda, and Maan rested and healed from their injuries. Now, under a cloudless blue sky, with the sun shining more beautifully than the Asgardians had seen in years, the crowning of a King had arrived.

Before the Great Hall, the whole of New Asgard’s population stood, awaiting their first female King in their people’s history. Valkyrie stood inside the Great Hall, her heart pounding in her breast as she prepared for the first time to stand before her fellow Asgardians as their official ruler. Continue reading Valkyrie: The Kings of Asgard?: Chapter Eleven