Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker Review

The Rise of Skywalker

So I’m a little late with this review, it’s been really hard to find the time, but with copious amounts of notes from the night I watched it combined with a couple of weeks to let everything settle means this will probably be a bit more calm and gathered than my immediately post-cinema review of Episode VIII from two years ago. Episode IX was, well, exactly what I feared: more JJ Abrams sticking far too rigidly to the original trilogy. It wasn’t without good moments, but it wasn’t a great follow up to the interesting ground work done beforehand… let’s take a closer look!

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (PS4) Review

SW Jedi Fallen Order

Hey, hey: listen to this, right – “Jedi: Fallen Order is the Dark Souls of Star Wars games”. Real original, right? Well, the thing is, it really is the Dark Souls of Star Wars games. Many of the mechanics of the Souls games are present here, and while it’s not as hard as Souls (which given it’s a Star Wars game, is probably for the best) it really did have to be said. Still, I really liked the game and loved the story it told, so let’s get to it!

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Solo – A Star Wars Story Review

Solo

After several failed attempts to go see it at the cinema, I was resigned to the fact I’d have to watch Solo for the first time on blu-ray in September, but as luck would have it my local theatre did a special screening of the film! My streak of watching all the Star Wars films (made after I was born…) on the big screen continues! ANYWAY, so how was Solo? It was fun and exciting, and had a really good cast. I didn’t need to see so many boxes ticked off, but I’m not unhappy the film exists. So let’s take a deeper look…

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Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi Review

SW Ep8 The Last Jedi

It’s 2017 and it’s time to write about Luke Skywalker being a show-stealing character… It’s one of the many weirder things about Star Wars being back, but I’m happy to see the character get to put in another great appearance. The film overall can be summed up like this: Great opening, great ending, dull middle. Two out of three ain’t bad! Let’s take a closer look then!

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Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens Review

SW Force Awakens

Before I head off to see Episode VIII tomorrow, I thought it would only be right to review this first, thus finishing off all the Star Wars films being reviewed on the site… well, until early next week when I review The Last Jedi, but you know what I mean! So “The Force Awakens” was a bit treat when it first came out, in fact leaving the cinema I would have voted it a 5 out of 5, but now my feelings have dulled just a little. Why? Well, why don’t you read to find out!

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Star Wars – Rebels Season 4 Episodes 1 – 9 Review

SW Rebels S4 P1

The fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels gets off to a good start, with two self-contained two-parters and the start of what I assume is the final story arc set where the series began: on Lothal. Once again the series gets all the beats of Star Wars right, and keeps it firmly in that “fun for everyone, not just kids” zone. Let’s take a look!

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