An eight-year old girl starts becoming obsessed about the Holocaust and dresses up as her estranged grandmother in Heritage Day. The film brings up something that is true for many in the 1980s. Heritage Day, which has been playing the film festival circuit, could not be more timely as current levels are antisemitism makes 2023 look like 1939. I’ve read enough books to know the discomfort that many had about discussing their Holocaust experiences. Steven…"Heritage Day Explores the Holocaust Through Dark Comedy"
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Part VI is an epic finale that delivers all the goods that any Star Wars fan could have wanted this season. To say that the finale was anything but epic would certainly be an understatement. This episode had everything that I was wanting. Well, it took almost all of the runtime but I am not complaining over here. I heard complaints about the third episode as if nobody thought they were waiting for…"Obi-Wan Kenobi: Part VI Delivers All The Goods"
Obi-Wan Kenobi: Part V delivers its best episode to date in the penultimate episode and sets up what will likely be an explosive finale. Disney learned from its mistake upon launching the series on May 27. This time around, there is a warning to alert viewers about unsuitable images. I’ll get to it soon but given Star Wars history, I’m sure that you can figure it out. I’ve been staying up for launch of every…"Obi-Wan Kenobi: Part V – The Best Episode Yet"
As Obi-Wan Kenobi starts the back half of the series with Part IV, the Star Wars series delivers its shortest episode yet at 38 minutes. The following contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi: Part IV. Please read at your own risk if you didn’t watch the episode yet. The episode continues immediately where we left off following the end of Part III. Leia (Vivien Lyra Blair) is now in Reva/Third Sister’s (Moses Ingram) custody on Nur.…"Obi-Wan Kenobi: Part IV – The Shortest One Yet"
Ewan McGregor steps back into the saddle–er, into the robe–for the new Lucasfilm limited series, Obi-Wan Kenobi, on Disney+. The following is light on spoilers but as is my custom for a show or movie of this nature, I’m using the artwork to separate the rest of my review. While it’s been 17 years in real life, it’s only been ten years since Revenge of the Sith. There was a time when I didn’t think…"Obi-Wan Kenobi: Hello There, Old Friend"