Obi-Wan Kenobi movie trilogy was the first casualty of Solo bomb

Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregorPhoto: Kate Green (Getty Images) Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, we now return Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Star Wars Story to the Earth’s crust. Roughly four years after an explosive box office bomb known as Solo wiped out a library of unread Star Wars Stories, sources excavated the blast’s first identified … Read more

Top Gear America Is Finally Great

Photo: Top Gear America The best thing I can say about the new season of Top Gear America, its second, is that it is a good, highly watchable car show. That is the best thing I can say because that can’t be said of almost every other car show. Jethro Bovingdon, one of its three … Read more

Westworld recap: Season 4, Episode 1

Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld Photo: John Johnson / HBO Westworld is a show about storytelling. Throughout its first three seasons, creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have made clear they are fascinated by the way narratives rule our world: Concepts like free will and agency are, in the show’s cosmology, intimately tied to the … Read more

What’s New on Prime Video in July 2022

After a tortured development process that involved multiple failed films and more than a few false starts as a TV series, Y: The Last Man premiered on Hulu, finally bringing celebrated comics writer Brian K. Vaughan’s post-apocalyptic opus to the small screen. It was promptly canceled before the first season had even finished airing. Let’s … Read more