“Tales of the Jedi” sheds more light and color on the Star Wars prequels…

*****STAR DESTROYER-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!***** “A Long Time Ago…” As I may have said once or twice in this column, I make no secret of the fact that the Star Wars prequels are not really my cup of blue milk. Don’t get me wrong; seeing “Star Wars” at age 10 in 1977 was a transformative cinematic…

“Hocus Pocus 2” (2022) brings home the Halloween treats…

*****SUPERNATURAL SPOILERS AHEAD!!***** “Hocus Pocus” (1993) As longtime readers of this column might glean, I am a huge Halloween geek. Even into my golden years, it’s still my favorite holiday. This has been the case for as long as I can remember. That said, I never caught the original “Hocus Pocus” in theatrical release. As…

The case for Marvel’s “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” (2022)…

******BIG GREEN SPOILERS!!****** Old School Smash. As a kid, I was a huge fan of the comic books and TV series based on Marvel’s “The Incredible Hulk” (1977-1982). The TV series kicked things up a notch by taking the story of latter-day Jekyll & Hyde, Dr. David “Bruce” Banner (an amazing performance by the late…

“Stranger in a Strange Land” opens the Book of Boba Fett…

*****BANTHA-SIZED SPOILERS!!***** Written by “The Mandalorian” veterans Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”, “The Chef”) and directed by Robert Rodriguez (“From Dusk Till Dawn,”), the first episode of “The Book of Boba Fett” is now available for streaming on Disney+. Clocking in at a brisk 39 minutes, “Stranger in a Strange Land” (in a possible nod to…