Tag Archives: Ron Howard

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Review

A SCI-FI WESTERN (IN A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY)   The Star Wars universe has proven to be a dominant force, branching out into other mediums and expanding on its lore and mythology beyond its original concept. While the core episodic theatrical films have been the main foundation in this sci-fi universe of spaceships, smugglers, blasters, lightsabers, Jedi, and the

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Inferno Review

INFERNO IS NOT THE CURE   Back in 2006, director Ron Howard (along with actor Tom Hanks) introduced a cinematic world of secret societies and an ancient mystery in The Da Vinci Code. Based on author Dan Brown’s global best-selling book of the same name, the movie followed Hank’s character of Professor Robert Langdon through a harrowing journey to uncover

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In the Heart of the Sea Review

A WHALE OF A TALE (KIND OF)   Call me Ishamel!” comes the famous opening line from Herman Melville’s literary masterpiece Moby Dick. Written back in 1851, Moby Dick (originally called “The Whale” before changing to the more definitve name of Moby Dick) recounts the fictional tale of a sailor (Ishamel) and the obsesse-driven quest of his captain (Ahab) for

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