Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Already the Star Wars reviews have been shifting from as-bad-as-Phantom-Menace to no-wait-it's-good-this-time (check out Richard Corliss in Time)--and Episode Two hasn't even opened yet. Count Star Wars fan James Lileks among the grumblers, though: "George Lucas writes dialogue duller than a preschooler's scissors...can't write, can't direct, can't pace. These would seem to be liabilities in a movie director."

Good Time cover piece by Joel Stein, albeit overstated, on Spider-Man and movies as our only remaining national conversation:

No comments: