Edgar Cochran ✝️’s review published on Letterboxd:
Driven by monopolistic tendencies since the entertainment empire absorbed the Star Wars Universe, the final chapter of a shockingly inconsistent new trilogy is released as a quota for fulfilling its promised fan service while implementing shockingly emotional Deus ex machina "solutions" to a horrible screenwriting and executing the cash cow Marketing strategy for capitalizing on the elements of the original great films. An overexploited franchise that is too dependent on its preceding emotions and established reputation since 1977, recycling literally dead characters and drawing disgusting "romance" cards, is more of a sin than making a virtual remake with new characters like Force Awakens did for the original 1977 masterpiece. The original characters deserved a better treatment instead of exaggerated superhuman anime tropes, and archive footage does not make a good character, let alone constitute acting. It's disrespectful towards the dead.