Music Album Review: ‘Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’

On May 4, 1999. Sony Classical released Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Produced by composer-conductor John Williams and mixed by Shawn Murphy, this one-CD album presented an abridged version of Maestro Williams’ fourth Star Wars score and was the first new Star Wars canon soundtrack since 1983’s StarContinue reading “Music Album Review: ‘Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’”

Odds & Ends: My ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray collection has a new addition

My Star Wars Blu-ray collection just got a little larger yesterday. Yesterday afternoon, FedEx dropped off the latest addition to my already-substantial treasure trove of Star Wars Blu-rays: the 18-disc 1080p Blu-ray-only edition of Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. Like the larger Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) and Lucasfilm Ltd. Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga,Continue reading “Odds & Ends: My ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray collection has a new addition”

Movie Review: ‘Star Wars – Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker’

Star Wars – Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (marketed as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker) (2019) Directed by: J.J. Abrams Written by: Chris Terrio and J.J. Abrams Story by: Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow, Chris Terrio, and J.J. Abrams. Based on characters and situations created by George Lucas Starring: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac,Continue reading “Movie Review: ‘Star Wars – Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker’”