Over forty years ago, George Lucas reluctantly gave the role of Han Solo in Star Wars: A New Hope to Harrison Ford, who was only helping out at a casting. Now, forty years later, another actor steps into Ford’s enormous shadow and takes up the Solo mantle…Continue reading “Review: Solo”
Almost twenty years ago, I picked up a copy of Legends, which opened with ‘the Little Sisters of Eluria’ by Stephen King, set in the Dark Tower universe. Intrigued, I proceeded to buy the first novel of the Dark Tower series. This is not a review of that novel series however.
Last week I saw the 2017 movie based on the Dark Tower novels, starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. A great story with two great actors, and produced by Ron Howard (Willow, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind). That has to be good, right?Continue reading “Review: the Dark Tower”