Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

When Han met Chewie.

by Benjamín Harguindey

You’re in for a treat if you’ve been dying to find out the exact circumstances in which Han Solo met Chewbacca, won the Milennium Falcon off Lando Calrissian and then made the Kessel Run under 12 parsecs. If that’s the case, Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) has you covered. No sign of Boba Fett yet, and a certain Hutt only gets a passing reference. Gotta leave something for the next Star Wars Story.

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Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Does whatever a Spider-Man movie can.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Fifteen years, six movies and three iterations into the friendly neighborhood masked superhero, Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) hits all the requisite beats and little else. It’s a fun bit of entertainment, light in drama, romance and action (and here I’m thinking of all the highlights in previous movies, which have no real equivalent here) but comically hopped up in Marvel’s meta-cynicism, if that’s your thing.

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