The Women of Star Wars: The Ideals and Tragedy of Padmé Amidala

Welcome back to The Women of Star Wars. In this second installment, naturally, I’d like to talk about Padmé Amidala. When Padmé was introduced in the Star Wars prequels, I liked her a lot, although not as much as Leia. As a child, the politics within the Senate and on the planet Naboo went over …

Bambi Live-Action Remake in the Works

Variety reports that Disney is planning to give Bambi the live-action remake treatment. Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Captain Marvel) and Lindsey Beer (Sierra Burgess Is a Loser) will be the film’s screenwriters, with Depth of Field producing. This production will utilize the same photorealistic look we saw in The Lion King (2019), which was earlier engineered for …

Kathleen Kennedy Halts Obi-Wan Production for Script Rewrites

Collider reported earlier this evening that the Disney+ Obi-Wan series has been put on hold due to executive producer Kathleen Kennedy’s displeasure with the show’s scripts. This news comes on the heels of rumors that there were disagreements behind the scenes with regards to the character and show’s presentation. The Hollywood Reporter further revealed thematic …

The Women of Star Wars: Princess Leia

Contrary to what Disney might have you believe, they didn’t create the concept of female Star Wars characters, or even female leads in the franchise. Of course, Princess Leia is one of the franchise’s most iconic characters and a beloved cinematic heroine in general. But there were others after her and before the soulless corporate …

FX Renews American Horror Story Through Season 13

Various news sources are reporting that American Horror Story has been renewed for three more seasons beyond 2020’s season 10. There have been rumors recently that the anthology series’ mysterious season 10 would be its last, or at least the last to air on FX. The station’s chairman, John Landgraf, released the following statement with …

REVIEW: Cats (2019)

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats opened in London in 1981 and on Broadway in 1982 and has since become a global phenomenon. Consisting of lyrics from T. S. Elliot’s book of poems Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats and featuring Webber’s music, it is largely considered to be the prototypical megamusical, redefining what a stage musical …