“The Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It’s an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us, and penetrates us. It binds the galaxy together.”
I distinctly remember going to see “Star Wars” in 1977. I was only 8 years old, but my parents took my sister and I to see the phenomenon. It was only showing at a single screen theater in downtown Lake Charles at the time, but we stood in line got our tickets and changed our lives.
From the moment the...
After yesterday’s carpet bombing of the “Star Wars” franchise I thought I should try to make amends to Hollywood.
Summer movie time is quickly approaching. It’s that special time of year where Hollywood depletes most of its budget for the year in hopes that we’ll all line up at the neighborhood googleplex to see the latest spin on an old TV show or Previous Blockbuster Plus Number.
I love what we loving refer to around my house as “popcorn movies.&r...
Back in college, I briefly had the editorial reins of the entertainment section
in an alternative (read: unpopular) campus paper. One of my few accomplishments
was an Oscar prediction article pitting our resident film critics up against
Wrestlemania 2000, the old then-WWF game for Nintendo 64. It was supposed to be
a stupid gimmick, something I have built a reputation on over the years. But
then Wrestlemania 2000 went 5-for-5 and blew our “experts” out of the water.