Spider-Man 2 is my favorite movie. Or was. Maybe still is. I’m not sure anymore.
What I know is that it was the perfect movie for me at the exact right moment in my life when I saw it. I was 21, kind of (ok, fine, very much) a dork, making my way through college and thinking a lot about my future, and here was a genuinely great film about my favorite childhood superhero at the same point in his life, dealing with so many of the same issues (plus, you know, saving the world). In the couple of years that followed, I must have watched it on DVD at least 20 times.
But that was then. It’s been 14 years, and things haven’t gone how I thought they would. I haven’t seen Spider-Man 2 in a long time, but I doubt it’ll have the same effect on me it once did. How could it? So much has changed. Continue reading
After 32 years since the release of Return of the Jedi, and following three widely hated prequels, can a new Star Wars movie possibly live up to expectations and satisfy the hordes of fans wanting to relive cherished memories in a galaxy far, far away?
Star Wars: The Force Awakens provides the answer. And it’s a glorious, resounding “yes!”.
Actually, wait. Is that a spoiler? Let me back up a bit. I don’t want to give even the slightest hint of what this remarkable film…shit, I mean, this possibly-remarkable-maybe-but-maybe-not film (wink) has in store for my fellow diehard Star Wars fans. You must go into this movie knowing as little as possible, and as FilmBlogCentral’s editor-in-chief, I promise this review will provide next to no useful information about the movie whatsoever.
5 ) It’s All Connected
Look above. Just a cool but otherwise innocuous shot of the Millennium Falcon, right? Pfft, look again!