Rian Johnson gave fans more than another seething fighter with a war boner and a snazzy costume.
Return of the Jedi
Spin-offs are the new reboot. Big studio movies are usually part of a franchise at this point, and they are going to become even more assembly lines, what with new,…
As Return of the Jedi turns 30, Revival House takes a look back at the conclusion to the original Star Wars trilogy.
Laser blasts don’t leave no blood behind.
There is no specific term for a film franchise that is directly undermined by later installments of itself, but there should be. If there are so many trilogies out there…
What were we watching this week in ’83? Five sequels, a great comedy duo, a gaggle of Ewoks, and one mustachioed action hero driving his career off the tracks!
Sequels: Hollywood loves ’em, but they don’t always plan for ’em. Jeff Johnson looks back at nine of the worst sequel-inspired plot and character abuses.