Monday, September 19, 2011

Negative reviews of Star Wars

There have been plenty of complaints about the Star Wars movies over the years. Every now and then, I see one which surprises me. I've thought about making a list, maybe as a sort of trivia contest. Here's one item. Which of the Star Wars movies prompted this comment from a reviewer? "This is the basic failing of the film. It lacks true narrative drive and force. It is a void, into which any mystic idea can be projected; entertainment, brilliantly confected, which is quite hollow." For the answer, look here:

Thursday, March 31, 2011

A New Costume!

And no place to wear it yet! This photo is of the unfinished outfit; I have since added a collar, and finished the cuffs and hems. So it's done! Unless, while wearing it, I discover that it needs something else. But my next convention isn't for some weeks yet. I'll just have to wear it for the sheer joy of wearing it sometime before then!

I posted some sketches of this outfit a good long time ago here.