Midday Movies: Bringing The Skywalker Saga To An End
Critics discuss ‘Rise of Skywalker’ and look back on history of franchise
Friday, December 20, 2019
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Jade Hindmon hosts a "Star Wars" edition of Midday Movies as KPBS film critic Beth Accomando and Moviewallas' Yazdi Pithavala recall how they got introduced to George Lucas' franchise and how they think "The Rise of Skywalker" wraps it all up.
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As I have stated before, I am a life-long "Star Wars" fan. I survived the Dark Times (the prequels and special editions) and even the Holiday Special. Click on this link at your own risk! Watching can cause permanent damage.
Moviewallas' Yazdi Pithavala saw "Star Wars: A New Hope" in India and remembers being awestruck like so many viewers by the opening shot of the impossibly large Imperial Cruiser passing overhead.
The final chapter in George Lucas' Skywalker Saga is now in theaters and brings more than 40 years of films to an end.
Satisfy your celluloid addiction with the Cinema Junkie podcast, where you can mainline film 24/7. This film and entertainment series is run by KPBS Film Critic Beth Accomando.
So if you need a film fix, want to hear what filmmakers have to say about their work, or just want to know what's worth seeing this weekend, then you've come to the right place
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