Posts Tagged ‘the empire strikes back’

Liam Neeson (Qui-Gon Jinn), Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Natalie Portman (Queen Amidala / Padmé), Jake Lloyd (Anakin Skywalker). Screenplay by George Lucas. Directed by George Lucas. Rating: U. Running time: 136 minutes. The Phantom Menace gives us Lucas in the modern era, and that means at least on one front he’s allowed to be at […]

Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian). Screenplay by Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan. Directed by Irvin Kershner. Rating: U. Running time: 124 minutes. Round two, and the galaxy far, far away has suddenly got a whole lot darker. Gone is the warmth of the […]