Blockbuster Filmmaking and Transmedia Storytelling at the Great Pit of Carkoon

Blockbuster Filmmaking and Transmedia Storytelling at the Great Pit of Carkoon

How the Great Pit of Carkoon in ‘Star Wars – Return of the Jedi’ is an example of commodified transmedia storytelling and blockbuster filmmaking. Essay by Jacob Davis.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Review

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Review

The final instalment of the ‘Star Wars’ Skywalker saga has arrived, but does it fulfil expectations and conclude the franchise effectively? Joseph Wade reviews.

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Little Women (1994) Retrospective Review

Little Women (1994) Retrospective Review

Gillian Armstrong’s ‘Little Women’ (1994) starring Winona Ryder is one to “watch during the lazy nights of Christmas and New Year’s Day, underneath a throw with a hot chocolate: man or woman, brothers or sisters” according to Katie Doyle.

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Home Alone Movies Ranked

Home Alone Movies Ranked

All 5 ‘Home Alone’ Movies from the original in 1990 to the 2012 release ‘The Holiday Heist’ ranked from worst to best. “Keep the change ya filthy animal.”

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Instruments of Terror: The Music In Horror Films

Instruments of Terror: The Music In Horror Films

“music was the hot new thing in town and no other genre would benefit more than Hollywood’s angsty teenage brother, the horror film.” Craig Sheldon’s exploration of music in horror films, here.

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10 of the Best….John Williams Film Scores

10 of the Best….John Williams Film Scores

After seeing Jurassic World this week and being reminded of just how good the music is, Becca Seghini counts down 10 of the best John Williams film scores.

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