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“Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984): A Sung Masterpiece (Review)

This article was originally published on the Cinematic Katzenjammer in May 2019 for the 35th Anniversary of this film’s original release. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a masterpiece. It is a glorious fun-house roller coaster made by disturbed geniuses in perfect harmony with each other. Their goal – anything goes. That opening […]

The Case Against J.J. Abrams Directing Episode VII

I’ve been a Star Wars fan for all my life. Like everyone else, I’ve seen my favorite franchise suffer from one self-inflicted injury after another at the hands of an obsessive compulsive deranged billionaire. From the moment Greedo fired the first shot to videogame cancers like The Force Unleashed, it felt like marveling at a […]

Star Wars: Episode VII, My Predictions

If you haven’t heard already, the big news coming at the end of October is this. Disney has purchased Lucasfilm and they have targeted 2015 as the year in which they will release Star Wars Episode VII. Obviously enough, this is all kinds of shocking, celebratory, yet also controversial; fans of Star Wars remained quite […]