Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi ★★★★

Evangelion 3.0 for the Star Wars franchise. But while Hideaki Anno takes the pessimistic route with a hatred and hostility that only the original auteur could posses, Rian Johnson comes at it from the perspective of an optimistic fan. Instead of thinking that everything needs to be completely torn apart as Anno does, Johnson believes that respecting the past and forging a unique future are not mutually exclusive. Personally, though, I much prefer Anno's raw, "fuck all of this" approach.

So much of this movie is Poe, Finn, Rey, and Rose trying to play Star Wars while everything and everyone around them tells them that that's not going to work anymore.

Benicio del Toro's character showing Finn that the rich people were selling weapons to both sides and that their entire Resistance vs First Order war only exists to put money in the already-rich people's pockets is like some real cryptic "Star Wars only exists again because Disney wants money" shit..... or i'm just high

Those are the only thoughts I have. You can tell I had a plan to write something much more substantial and that I kinda drifted off after the 3rd sentence. It's very late and I'm tired.

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