Showing posts from May, 2022

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Part 1 and 2)

  Okay, so I have to start by saying I am INCREDIBLY bias when it comes to Star Wars. Whether it’s the originals, the prequal, the sequel, live action, or animated, I am a fan. I’m enthralled as long as there is lightsaber, the force, a space battle, or a shootout with some stormtroopers. Disney’s newest Star Wars installment is the long-awaited return of Ewan McGregor in Obi-Wan Kenobi. The show takes place 10 years after the tragic events we saw in Revenge of the Sith. Obi-Wan is in hiding on the planet Tatooine trying to keep an eye on kid Luke while avoiding the jedi hunting inquisitors. Unfortunately, Obi-Wan is faced with a task that will draw out of hiding and force him into the open. The Good I feel like just saying “it’s Star Wars” would not be a good enough explanation of just what this show gets right. First good point, I really the direction the show seems to be going with the story after the first 2 episodes. When we got the first trailer for the show, I wondered how

Top Gun: Maverick

  Top Gun is an 80’s classic that I have seen many times. So when I found out that they were making a sequel after 30+ years, I was concerned. Sequels rarely live up to the originals, I think I can count the number of sequels that are better than their originals on one hand. (The Empire Strikes Back is the main one that comes to mind). Top Gun: Maverick follows Tom Cruises character as his is called back to Top Gun to teach the next generate of graduates to prepare them for an impossible mission. This “last chance” with the Navy forces Maverick to confront his past, both the good and the bad. What follows is The Good, The Bad, and  The Spoilers  of Top Gun: Maverick. The Good Before I get to my first good point, I would like to say that Top Gun: Maverick, in my opinion, is a sequel that lives up to its original.   I’m going to hold off on saying that it is better until I have had a chance to see it again, but it defiantly holds up to the original. My first “good” point of this mo