When Alden Ehrenreich was officially cast as young Han Solo in the latest Disney Star Wars spin-off, the studio seemed oblivious that fan enthusiasm for this particular origin story wasn’t exactly sky-high.
The Last Jedi reaction: Luke what you made me doFilm
There was lots of red in The Last Jedi, from the blood-coloured soil of Crait, to Snoke’s crimson throne room. And while critics were in raptures – Rian Johnson is an auteur don’t cha know – a lot of hardcore fans were left, well, seeing red.
From page to screen: coming to cinemas soon?Books
Earlier this year I read Lion, the true story of a little boy who survives the streets of Kolkata before being adopted by an Australian family. Years later, he tracks down his mother in rural India using Google Earth. It became a hit movie, which inspired me to get cracking with more novels destined to reach our screens!
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets review – a zany hot space messFilm
The search for a male star who can replace Harrison Ford continues. As the eponymous Valerian, Dane DeHaan is supposed to be a happy-go-lucky, square-jawed hero and roguish galactic agent.
Rogue One – troubled Star Wars prequel saved by Darth VaderFilm
Luke Skywalker got all the glory for destroying the Death Star in A New Hope. Finally we get the true story of the previously unsung band of rebels who swiped the crucial plans.
Mini movie reviews for 2016Film
It’s February. That means cold, freezing weather. It’s also the culmination of the awards season, which means it’s nearly time for the biggest, glitziest celebrity ceremony of the year – the Oscars! Cold weather, plus awards season? I think I better start with…
My top three space heroines – mini movie reviewsFilm
The Force Awakens is released this week, and with Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o and Game of Thrones‘ Gwendoline Christie joining new lead Daisy Ridley, it seems like the latest Star Wars chapter will have some intriguing female characters.