Published on January 21, 2021 by Darren
As I mentioned earlier, I’m starting a new video series as a companion piece too As part of at the The dropout. The video usually starts with the Monday article and is published in the magazine Youtube Channel the following week. That’s a bit cool because we’re helping restart the magazine’s movie channel. So if you could get a subscription our way it would mean a lot.
This is a slightly older one that was prepared for both Christmas and the fifth anniversary of Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. I watched one of the film’s most understated and under-explored legacies: The way the arrival of The Force Awakens killed one of the few places on the calendar where the adult-focus blockbuster could flourish and prosper.