Ten Under Ten Week 2: Star Wars and Beyond

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

This week, Cloud, Koko, and River review the original Star Wars trilogy, a few other movie favorites, and celebrate an appearance by an awesome actor.  (Superspies with the ultimate disguise ability for the win!)

Unfortunately, Peanut and Purin are sitting this one out.  Maybe we’ll see them next week?

Star Wars: A New Hope

The three lead protagonists of Star Wars, from...

The three lead protagonists of Star Wars, from left to right: Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), and Han Solo (Harrison Ford). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Koko: This. Movie. Awesome.

River: The first was the best.

Cloud: This is a great movie! :3

Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi

Cover of

Cover via Amazon

Koko: This. Movie. Awesomer.

River: I want to go to Endor and befriend an Ewok. . . .

Cloud: Ooh, ooh, Ewoks? I want a couple of Ewok friends. . .

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Cover of

Cover via Amazon

Koko: This. Movie. Awesomest.

River: Cloud City.  ‘Nuff said.

Cloud: Hehehehehehehehe. Cloud City. Tee hee! :3

The City of Ember*

Cover of

Cover of City of Ember

Koko: Heard of it, but never watched it.

River: Best part of the movie?  Rollin Hand.  (Er, Martin Landau.)

Cloud: I think the book was better. . . But hey, they had Martin Landau!

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Hitchhiker's Poster

Photo credit: fboosman

Koko: I haven’t seen this one either.

River:  Never forget your towel.  Ever.

Cloud: This movie is a lot of fun!


Volt / Bolt Blu-ray

It says “Volt”, not “Bolt”. . . interesting. . . (Photo credit: Jason Whittaker)

Koko: Sometimes I make Peach drag me on a scooter.

River: Why can’t they make more amazing movies about dogs?

Cloud: Bolt and Mittens and Rhino were all so adorable!


Cover of "Jumanji (Collector's Series)"

Cover via Amazon

Koko: I like this one a lot. A LOT.

River:  At the risk of sounding like Koko. . . This.  Movie.  Epic.

Cloud: Epic. Movie.


Inkheart (film)

Photo credit: Wikipedia

Koko: This one is also awesome.

River: The firebending was cool.  Oh wait. . . wrong movie.

Cloud: It’s a very interesting story! And Dustfingers is really cool.

The Lightning Thief*

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Photo credit: Wikipedia

Koko: Some details were wrong. GAH.

River:  Some wrong details?  Are we talking about the same movie?

Cloud:  Um. . . This movie didn’t do the book justice at all.

The Incredibles

The Incredibles

Photo credit: Wikipedia

Koko: Am I weird because I like when he gets stuck?

River:  So hilarious.  This is what superhero movies should be!!!

Cloud: Ahahahahahahahaa, heeheehee, hohohohohohohohohoh. . . This is a very funny movie!

*We reviewed the book versions of The Lightning Thief, The City of Ember, and Inkheart last week.  Check it out!

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