Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ★½

There is stuff I actually like here but none of it matters when JJ seemingly has no sense if what this is thematically and is just desperately trying to get it done.

Some positives tho cause I've been rather negative about this: -looks really nice, SW has always had at least decent cinematography
-Driver's performance as hero Ben is great; very evocative of Hamill/Fisher/especially Ford, you can tell he put the effort in
-Isaac as a really stressed put Poe is very entertaining
-feels like the first time since the OT that C3PO is more than comic relief, which us nice
-idk the Han scene and some other stuff actually played into Lucas' ring theory which was kinda abandoned in this trilogy until now?
-some prequel trilogy stuff was neat
-I will take as much Ewan McGregor as I can get

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