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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Oh, dear. In a year filled with Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Wonder Woman, Dunkirk, and Justice League,  we are finally face to face with the sure-fire blockbuster movie all of them avoided going up against.

The cinematic juggernaut of juggernauts,

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Episode VIII, for all of you keeping track at home (or Episode 8 if your school didn’t teach Roman numerals), this Rian Johnson-directed installment of the Skywalker family saga has been eagerly awaited by fans since the the final credits ran on Episode VII (7) 2 years ago.

What could The Last Jedi do to top The Force Awakens?

What doesn’t it do? Or try to?

Murder on the Orient Express

Welcome back, everyone! We’re still recovering from the blockbuster weekend that was Thor: Ragnarok (listen to our review of that¬†HERE), and it’s time to move on to this weekend’s cinematic heavyweight,

Murder on the Orient Express

With a star-studded cast including Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley, Judi Dench, Willem Dafoe, Michelle Pfieffer, Josh Gad, Leslie Odom, Jr., and Penelope Cruz, Hollywood has bet big on this adaptation of one of Agatha Christie’s most popular works.

Can also-director Branagh keep such a wide-ranging cast contained, much like their cinematic counterparts are contained on the titular train? Or will the vastness of the cast escape his control?

All aboard!

Be warned: we take a tangent into some dark places in Hollywood as we talk about the upcoming awards season.