• Last Jedi's Rian Johnson Reviews Solo: A Star Wars Story

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson shares his thoughts on Solo: A Star Wars Story following the film's premiere this week. Johnson, of course, is the creative force behind the eighth film in the mainline Skywalker saga, which released only a few months ago. And, while Johnson no longer has any input regarding core Star Wars saga, he's not done with Lucasfilm's galaxy far, far away just yet; he's now working on an entire new Star Wars trilogy apart from Skywalker storyline. Of course, one of the benefits of being part of the Star Wars family, especially in a creative...
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  • ‘To the Ends of the World' Film Review: At Last, Here's France's Vietnam War Movie

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Rehashes of the Vietnam War have become a genre onto themselves in American film - the province of prestige pictures, shoot-em-ups and even the odd romance. But France has been comparatively quieter in terms of depicting its own troubled history in Southeast Asia on the big screen.
    With “To the Ends of the World,” which is showing in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar to the Cannes Film Festival, French director Guillaume Nicloux offers that slight a brutal corrective, dredging up his country's colonialist past while offering its national cinema the widescreen, 35mm ‘nam pic it so richly...
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