Feature // In Defence Of: The Phantom Menace

Illustration by Thomas Durham 1999’s Star Wars: The Phantom Menace once held the title as the most anticipated film of a generation. Sixteen long-awaited years after Return of the Jedi plus leaps and bounds in special effects, yet it was ravaged by critics upon release. But did it ever really stand a chance? The Phantom Menace is one…

Review // Solo: A Star Wars Story

The clumsily titled Solo: A Star Wars Story takes us all the way back to the origin of one Han Solo, the dashing and sardonic space smuggler made famous by Harrison Ford in 1977's iconic Star Wars, since become one the biggest film franchises of all time. After escaping the hellish industrial planet of his upbringing, Han falls…