Some great pictures of some harrowing 2017 events. Lest we forget.
|The Thomas fire in December|
|Protest in Charlottesville in August|
|Mosul in March|
2 More best ofs for 2017
This time - movies. The top 20. Given it starts with The Last Jedi and includes Dunkirk - I'm paying attention! Plenty of these to catch up with in 2018!
3 Best Last Jedi article so far
I LOVED The Last Jedi - have I made that absolutely clear yet? This dude manages to nail a few of the reasons why I LOVED it so much.
4 Stanley Clarke
Excellent interview with the jazz bassman:
Some humans, they just see each other, it has nothing to do with sexuality or anything. Sometimes you meet a person and you connect, sometimes you don’t. I think it’s the basic reason why really interesting creative things get done.
5 Rian Johnson on the force
Have I mentioned I loved The Last Jedi yet? Here's some interview responses from the director on the force.
Extra Texture: Last words on The Last Jedi
1 Threads throughout the franchise
Interesting critical analysis of The Last Jedi and Star Wars tropes.
2 Luke in exile
Apparently it was George Lucas' concept from the get go. Read all about it!
3 The Last Jedi is the most intellectual Star Wars film
Which may explain why the critics love it! Wired magazine weighs in this time (I am the master).