every night before bed i read the script to Superbad
a nerd and a jock fighting over the cheerleader, but by the end they realize that dudes.... simply... rock.
a few technical whiffs here and there that are more charming than anything—it has the spirited energy of making a movie with your friends (and is magically great)!!!
luke is kinda the only thing that brieflyyyy takes me out of it, but i’d argue it’s more of a lucas directing problem.
Harrison Ford’s energy is off the charts, cool without trying.…
*Brian De Palma voice* “what is the force?”
this film is a rosetta stone for how NOT to make a movie. seemingly written with furious disdain and misunderstanding of its predecessor, Rise of Skywalker is like a reddit post by a dude who probly has an action figure of slave Leia.
i’ve never seen a movie completely reject and misunderstand its previous entry (a film that was thoughtful and well crafted no matter how you feel about its decisions) and…